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Paul Winschel, Jr.

August 26, 1948 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 71)

Obituary

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, age 71, of Wilkins Township. Paul was a graduate of Churchill Area High School. He went to work for United States Steel and was then drafted in the Army where he served with Company A, 237 Combat Engineer Battalion, as a Combat Engineer and Personnel Sergeant. After the Army, he graduated from Duquesne University and had a fulfilling career working for Kossman Development, Oxford Development, Duquesne Light, and DTE Energy. He had many passions and interests and gave 100% to what he did. He had been a Volunteer Fireman and Deputy Sheriff for many years and he loved his collections of cars, motorcycles, and more. He was the “go to” guy for everyone, as there was nothing he could not repair. He was known for his sharp wit and keen intelligence. He loved to travel and he loved his pets.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean; father, Paul Sr.; brother, Chuck; and his nephew, Nathaniel.  He leaves behind his wonderful wife, Janet, and a large fan club of in-laws, nephews and nieces who adored him, and lots of wonderful friends. Visitation at Wolfe Memorial, LLC, Forest Hills Chapel, 3604 Greensburg Pike, on Wednesday 2:00-7:00pm. Friends are invited to join Paul’s family at a graveside service at Church Hill Cemetery on Thursday at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to UMPC Hillman Patient Assistance Fund, Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement, Records Management, University of Pittsburgh, 128 North Craig St., Pittsburgh PA 15260, or Wilkins Volunteer Fire Department #1, P.O. Box 150, Turtle Creek PA 15145.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
August 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wolfe Memorial, LLC.
3604 Greensburg Pike
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Graveside Service
Thursday
August 13, 2020

11:00 AM

Donations

UPMC Patient Assistance Fund
Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement, Records Management, University of Pittsburgh, 128 North Craig St, Pittsburgh PA 15260

Wilkins Volunteer Fire Dept. #1
P.O. Box 150, Turtle Creek PA 15145

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