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Paul Warhola

January 29, 2014


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
www.elmerhermanfuneralhome.com

 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
February 6, 2014

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wm Skovranko Funeral Home
Richford at Commonwealth Ave
Duquesne, PA 15110

Visitation
Thursday
February 6, 2014

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wm Skovranko Funeral Home
Richford at Commonwealth Ave
Duquesne, PA 15110

Funeral Service
Friday
February 7, 2014

10:00 AM
St John Byzantine Cathedral
210 Greentree Rd
Munhall, PA 15120


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