Paul W. Dinger

Paul-Dinger-1450277111[1]Paul W. Dinger, 94, passed away peacefully at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday December 16, 2015 at Shepherd of the Valley Assisted Living Home in Howland following a short illness.

He was born in Oliveburg, Pennsylvania on June 10, 1921 the son of Norman and Fern (Mitchell) Dinger.

He was an United States Army Air Force Veteran of World War II and moved to Trumbull County in Ohio following his military service in 1946. For many years he drove gasoline tanker trucks for Amoco Oil Company. He started working at the Packard Electric Company and after 26 years as a cutter he retired on February 1, 1985. Throughout the years, Paul was a member of St. James Church, Blessed Sacrament Churches in Warren and St. Stephen Church in Niles. In retirement he was an avid golfer and enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and yard. He and his wife spent many winters in Florida and attended the 717 Local Retirees luncheons.

Paul is survived by his wife Lillian V. (Hughes) Dinger whom he married on July 16, 1968; son, John (Ruth) Dinger of Girard; daughter, Dawn Rae (Paul) Kulow of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three sisters, Betty (Paul) Caylor of Huntersville, North Carolina, Evelyn (Robert) Chambers of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, Shirley (James) Shaw of Aiken, South Caroline; brother, Norman Dinger of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Geneva Hoffman, Mary London, Annabelle Caylor, Ruby Burkett and three brothers, Darl Dinger, Billy Dinger and Infant Clayton Dinger.

Calling hours will be Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:15 a.m. at St. Stephen Church. Rev. Richard Murphy will be the celebrant. Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery.

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