Paul Warhola

Died: Wed., Jan. 29, 2014


1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 06, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 06, 2014
Location: Wm Skovranko Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Feb. 07, 2014
Location: St John Byzantine Cathedral

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Paul Warhola, Age 91, of West Homestead passed peacefully on Wed evening, January 29, 2014.  He is survived by Anna, his wife and life partner of over 71 wonderful years.  Together they raised seven kids, Paul (Lorene), Eve (Thomas), Marylou (Ron), George (Maria), James, Madalen (Don) and Martin (Helen).  They will all miss him dearly.  He is survived by 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Paul became a self-made man who grew up during the difficult Depression.  The first son of Carpatho-Rusyn immigrants, the late Ondrej and Julia (Zavacky) Warhola.  He was a WW II US Navy Veteran.  He educated  himself in many, many areas but mainly he built two successful scrap businesses on the North Side of Pittsburgh and in Elizabeth, PA.  Paul had a lifelong love of art.  His unique entrepreneurial and creative spirit had a strong influence on his kid brother who later became the world famous artist, Andy Warhol.  Paul was also known for his "Chicken Feet" paintings along with his Absolute Vodka ad of 1990.  Andy passed away in 1987 and his other younger brother John passed away in 2010.

The viewing will be held on Thursday, Feb 6th at Wm Skovranko Memorial Home Richford at Commonwealth Ave, Duquesne, 15110 from 1-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Divine Liturgy 10 A.M. Friday, Feb 7th int St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Burial will be on Saturday, February 8th at 11 a.m. in Mt. Macrina Byzantine Catholic Cemetery in Uniontown, PA.  All are welcome to attend.

Arrangements by Elmer L. Herman Funeral Home, John N Bauer-Director, Pittsburgh

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Dennis Doyle
   Posted Sat February 01, 2014
So very sorry to hear about your loss. My sympathy to the family and in particular, to my friend George.

Consetta Polkabla
   Posted Sun February 02, 2014
I knew Paul & Ann Warhola for many years. They were a kind and loving family. Paul was a compassionate and down to earth man, who would help anyone in need. My deepest sympathy goes to his wife, Ann, and their children. May God Bless All of You and May He Help You Through This Very Difficult Time. R.I.P., Paul ! Sending My Love To, Ann and the Entire Warhola Family ! Sincerely Yours, Consetta Polkabla

Sandra R Fairman
   Posted Mon February 03, 2014

MONET'S GARDEN  BASKET was sent by Howard Shakespeare .

With our deepest sympathy, Howard Shakespeare & Sandra Fairman

michael Beam
   Posted Fri February 07, 2014
My condolences to the Warhola Family. I first met Paul at the 1993 Westmoreland Museum of art, Greensburg, PA, as an intern, I was seated next to him for a gala dinner and we closed the night, just he and I, with brandy dipped cigars on the front steps of the museum (not bad for an intern)...a memory for eternity. I am strengthened by the notion that we will be able to say good bye to him last time and will have

Michal, Gina, Isabelle Beam

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