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Paul V. Gressick, Sr.

November 11, 1927 June 13, 2018
Paul V. Gressick, Sr.
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Obituary for Paul V. Gressick, Sr.

Gressick, Paul V., Sr. – 90 of Portage, passed away on June 13, 2018 at home. He was born on November 11, 1927 in Munster. He was the son of Frank and Mary (Ritchick) Gressick. Paul is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ethel M. “Tillie” (Freidhof) Gressick, sons: John M. Gressick and Leo J. Gressick, Sr., grandson: Steven P. Gressick, and these siblings: Donna Gressick, Mildred Wirostek, Marian Porter, Rosella Ugljesa, Clara Freese, Eleanor Yusko, Esther Ward, Henrietta Clemens, Bernadette Green, Phyllis Fill, Carl Gressick and Victor Gressick.

Paul is survived by his children: Paul V. Gressick, Jr. and wife Bonnie (Schrift), Mary Jane Gressick (Len), Carol wife of Melvin Lee, Jr. and Alice wife of Joe Lee all of Portage and daughter-in-laws: Julia Gressick and Karen Gressick, both of Portage, 25 Grandchildren, 40 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild on the way. Paul is the brother of Dennis Gressick of Munster and Christine Ott of Mosier, OR. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Paul was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and a retired employee of C.J. Merlo of Mineral Point. He was a lifetime farmer, known especially for his sweet corn, his gift of gab and he passed his hard work ethics down to generations of his family. Most importantly he loved his family and was the proudest of his grandchildren and great grandchildren and he loved to see them all smile.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 8 PM on Friday at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. of Portage. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 10 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church of Portage, Fr. Thomas Stabile, Celebrant. Committal will be held in St. Bartholomew Cemetery in Wilmore. Graveside military rites by the Portage Ritual Team. On-line condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com

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Visitation

Friday

15

Jun

2:00 PM 6/15/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Jun

10:00 AM 6/16/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:15 AM 6/16/2018 11:15:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

509 Caldwell Avenue
Portage, PA 15946

Holy Family Catholic Church
509 Caldwell Avenue Portage 15946 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

16

Jun

11:45 AM 6/16/2018 11:45:00 AM - 12:15 PM 6/16/2018 12:15:00 PM
St. Bartholomew Church Cemetery

Cemetery Road
Wilmore, PA 15962

St. Bartholomew Church Cemetery
Cemetery Road Wilmore 15962 PA
United States
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