JAMESTOWN, Pennsylvania – Paul G. Walsh, age 86, of Grand Blvd., Jamestown, passed away Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017 in UPMC Horizon Farrell.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 22, 1930 to John and Rose (Miller) Walsh.
Paul was a 1948 graduate of Mars High School and a 1952 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
He then served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955.
His employment in Greenville as a Pharmacist began at the former Foulk’s Drug Store and later at the Corner Pharmacy. In 1978 he built the Medicine Shoppe on S. Main St. in Greenville, where he was the owner/operator until his retirement in 1990.
Paul was a member of the PA Pharmaceutical Association.
He was also a member of St. Michael’s and St. Margaret’s Catholic Churches and was a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus Fitzmartin Council #1446.
Paul was an umpire with the Greenville League system for 25 years and had served as the head umpire for 20 of those years. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and in 1985 he was honored by throwing out the first pitch at Greenville Day at the Pittsburgh Pirate game. Paul enjoyed golfing in his later years and most importantly, spending time with his family.
On November 14, 1953 he married the former, Mary Alice Minor, she survives at home. Also surviving are three daughters, Rosemary Szafraniec and her husband, David Meadowlands, Pennsylvania, Paula Gearhart and her husband, Larry of Jamestown and Christine Dannunzio of Largo, Florida; five sons, Dennis Walsh and his wife, Tracy of Erie, Daniel Walsh of Boardman, Ohio, David Walsh and his wife, Dawna of Greenville, Stephen Walsh and his wife, Michelle of Chesterfield, New Jersey and Thomas Walsh of Greenville; 23 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John T. Walsh.
Calling Hours will be Friday, March 31, 2017, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, Pennsylvania, with Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant
Committal prayers and military honors rendered by Greenville VFW Post #3374 will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenville Little League, 5 Callahan Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.
A television tribute will air March 31 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.