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Paul Petkovich

September 15, 1941 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

Paul Petkovich, 79, of Girard, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Hospice House in Poland, with his family by his side. Paul was born September 15, 1941, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of Stephen and Elizabeth (Makar) Petkovich. Paul was a 1959 graduate of McDonald High School. He worked for Taylor Winfield Corp., in Warren, in the shipping and receiving department, and had previously worked for  Michigan Hanger and WalMart in Warren, until retiring in 2006. He was a devoted,faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in Girard, where he loved to sing in the choir, was a past Elder and Trustee, and was there every day checking on the church. He also enjoyed fishing with his brother in law Carl Kompanik, and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians. Paul was a kind and gentle man, who loved his family and his church, and will be missed by all who knew him. He leaves to cherish his memory, his sons, Steven Petkovich and Mark Petkovich, both of Girard; sister, Julia Cohol, of Liberty Twp.; his companion for many years, Janet Weller; and many nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Judith A. (Kompanik) Petkovich, whom he married November 16, 1963, passed away April 18, 2004; sister, Mary Loychik; twin sister, Pauline Storc; brothers, Adam, Daniel and Eli; and niece, Paula Cohol. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 22nd, 11:00 AM, at the First Presbyterian Church, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service, and also on Wednesday from 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM at Blackstone Funeral Home. Paul will be laid to rest at Green Haven Memorial Gardens next to his wife. The family suggests any memorial contribution be made to the church memorial fund in Paul's memory.  Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Blackstone Funeral Home
672 Churchill Rd.
Girard, Ohio 44420

Visitation
Thursday
July 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
Churchill Rd.
Girard, Ohio

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 22, 2021

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
Churchill Rd.
Girard, Ohio

Donations

First Presbyterian Church
890 Churchill-Hubbard Rd., Girard OH 44420
Tel: 1-330-539-6400

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