PITTSBURGH - PNC Bank Corp. said it has assumed approximately $35 million of deposit liabilities from United Bank of Philadelphia to help that bank acquire two branches of a failed thrift from the Resolution Trust Corp.

As a result of the transaction, one Philadelphia-area office of the failed Home Unity Federal Savings and Loan, with $35 million of deposits, became a PNC Bank branch. Two others, with $65 million of deposits, opened Monday as United Bank offices. Home Unity was based in Lafayette Hills, Pa., and had $500 million of assets.

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