Paul R. Whelski, Sr.September 11, 1939 ~ February 17, 2017 (age 77)
Paul R. Whelski, Sr., 77, of Tower City, passed away Friday at his home.
Born in Pottsville, September 11, 1939, a son of the late Paul and Catherine Leonard Whelski.
Paul was a graduate of Pottsville High School. He was retired from Local 1180, plumber and steamfitters, Harrisburg, where he previously worked on Three Mile Island.
Paul was an active member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Chapel, Tower City where he served as sexton for over fifty years. He was also a member of the Reinerton Fire Company and the Williamstown American Legion.
Paul's life revolved around his family and his church. He never missed any of his children or grandchildren's activities or events. He was extremely proud of his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother Joseph Whelski.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Carol Enders Whelski; four children, Cheryl Evans (Kevin) and Paul Whelski Jr. ( Ginny) both of Tower City; Tessa Stauffer (George), Williamstown and Missy Walker (Steven Wildman), Enola; 8 Grandchildren, two sisters; Cecelia Whelski, Susie Killmer (Jerry) and a brother, John Whelski (Judy), all of Pottsville. Nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Februay 25th at 10:30 am from the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City with Rev. Jason Stokes as celebrant. Viewing will be from 9-10 am at the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in his memory to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, c/o Parish Office, 113 Cherry Street, Tremont, PA 17981 or Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way Suite 115, Harrisburg, PA 17110. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com