Paul M. Strong

Paul M. Strong, 91, of Meadow Road, Punxsutawney, passed away, Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Wellington Heights.

Mr. Strong was born May 7, 1923 in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Lillian C. (Anderson) Strong.

On April 28, 2012, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Betty Jane (Hicks) Strong.

They were married August 21, 1947. He was a WWII veteran having served in the US Navy. Paul worked for B & O Railroad as a clerk at Rikers Yard for 33 years until retirement in 1985. His 29 years of retirement included woodworking, oil painting and an all around handyman around his house which he took great pride in.

He is survived by his daughter; Patti Fallara and husband Michael of Punxsutawney, one sister; Virginia Butch of S. Carolina, two grandchildren; Jessica and Jason Fallara both of Punxsutawney, a sister in law; Goldie Hicks of Punxsutawney and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his sister in law and brother in law; Chet and Diane Katchmarchi and brother’s in law; Mark and Jack Hicks and James Butch.

All arrangements are private for family and under the direction of the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

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