Sept. 8, 1955 - Sept. 3, 2016    Homewood Cemetery    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sept. 8, 1955 - Sept. 3, 2016

Homewood Cemetery

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 “A prolific poet, printer, publisher and painter of sacred and secular icons, Mr. Oresick celebrated and epitomized the unflagging work ethic that characterized so many Western Pennsylvania immigrants."

--Marylynne Pitz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“His life overflowed with faith and art, and, in fact, was a nexus of the two.”

--Jake Oresick, son and writer

Most recent collection of poems:

Oresick, Peter.  Iconoscope: New and Selected Poems (U of Pittsburgh P, 2015)

Forthcoming in Oct 2016 with Carnegie Mellon UP: 

a collection of Willa Cather’s 10 Pittsburgh Stories, edited by Peter Oresick

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2016/09/06/Obituary-Peter-Oresick-Prolific-poet-publisher-printer-painter-pittsburgh/stories/201609060035