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Paul W. Klingensmith, 36, of Jamestown, PA, passed away due to an accident at his home.

Born on November 3rd, 1986 to parents Paul and Christine Klingensmith. Paul was a kind, caring, giving soul who loved to make people laugh. He always had a joke or a pun to try and make anyone smile. He had a passion for cooking and was the Assistant Manager at Mama Janes Eatery. He enjoyed his job, and he loved all his coworkers. Paul was an avid gardener. He enjoyed planting everything and he also loved to build things. He loved the small town of Jamestown and all that resided in it. He was very passionate about the history of the town and wanted to learn about every aspect of it. Paul loved to play board games and card games. He had an extensive collection of older board games and loved to show them off and play with anyone that was willing. He absolutely loved looking at ships and collecting model ones. He was very fascinated with them, especially with the Titanic.

Paul graduated from Jamestown Area High School in 2005. He was also enrolled in the Mercer County Career Center, where his study of choice was Protective services. After High School, Paul used his passion for cooking to manage Nutrition Group in Potter County, Pennsylvania. He would prepare and deliver Meals on wheels to the elderly in the greater area. He was passionate about making sure the food he served was top quality. Paul had numerous jobs in the food industry; he was also a cook for the Gable Inn in Jamestown.

Paul loved life. He deeply loved his family and friends, even acquaintances. He is survived by his parents, Paul and Christine; His little Sister, Trisha Klingensmith (Tursh) and her Fiancée Kaci Hyde; His partner Trek Roulo (Turk); His maternal Grandmother Ruth LeMaster; Multiple Aunts, Renee, Jeanie, Wanda, Sue, and his Uncle Ed.

He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandmother and Grandfather, Mary and Walter Klingensmith; His Maternal Grandfather, William LeMaster; His Aunt and Uncle, Kathy and Tom Shannon; His Aunt and Uncle, Linda and Daniel Estep; His Aunt and Uncle, Janet and Skip Peden; Uncle Timothy LeMaster; And Uncle Cecil Westmorland.

A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00pm on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 in Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown with Rev. Dan Miller, pastor of Jamestown United Methodist Church, officiating. A celebration of life gathering will be held at the Gable Inn in Jamestown after the memorial service.

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13 Comments

  1. Jadee Myers Jadee Myers
    August 9, 2023    

    My heart aches for u both of u need me just call.love u both. Paul and Chrissy

  2. Scarlett Westmoreland Scarlett Westmoreland
    August 9, 2023    

    My heart is broken over the loss of…Little Paul my prayers to my sister Christine, and her husband, Paul, and my niece, Trisha.

  3. Melissa & Miles Black Melissa & Miles Black
    August 9, 2023    

    Our condolences to all the family. Prayers & God bless you all. May you find peace in knowing he is in a better place.
    With Love
    rest in peace Paul

  4. Love Lindy Love Lindy
    August 9, 2023    

    My heart is broken , I don’t have no words ,,my heart is breaking for Chrissy.Paul ,and Trish,and family , love you guys and sending prayers

  5. Geri Walker Geri Walker
    August 9, 2023    

    I’m so very sorry for the loss of your son .. May god be with you through this time of grief.. my deepest sympathy to you Krissy Paul Trish and family.. God Bless!!

  6. Mike Estok. Lowellville, Ohio Mike Estok. Lowellville, Ohio
    August 9, 2023    

    My deepest sympathy to the family of Paul. I worked with Paul at Nutrition Group and it was always a pleasure to talk with him. Yes, he liked to have fun at work with everyone and he was like a son to me because he would ask me for my opinion on certain issues that came up. He.will be deeply missed! May he rest in peace now.

  7. Gregory G Greenlee Gregory G Greenlee
    August 9, 2023    

    My heart breaks for your family Paul was a fine young man always had a joke, he can make you laugh with just a simple eye roll turn and a smile especially in the middle of a conversation. Prayers for support coming your way especially at this time as you celebrate Paul’s life.

  8. Anonymous Anonymous
    August 10, 2023    

    I’m at a loss for words since I found out that my little cousin past away. I’ve sat and thought about all the times we spent together . From the day he was born to doing flash cards , playing phase ten ( he use to win most of the time )to our last conversation together. Paul had a big heart of gold and always put a smile on your face. He always was helping someone in need and never looked for anything in return. I truly believe that everyone can carry on his legacy by doing at least one act of kindness each day. RIP Little Paul you will never be forgotten
    To his family my condolences and deepest sympathy during this tragic and difficult time .

  9. Donna Eddlemon Donna Eddlemon
    August 10, 2023    

    So sorry to hear, my heart breaks for Christine and family. May God help heal your hearts and give you strength and comfort.

  10. Deidrea Wilson Deidrea Wilson
    August 11, 2023    

    I am so very sorry for your loss keeping you in my thoughts and prayers

  11. Grant and Donna Connelly Grant and Donna Connelly
    August 12, 2023    

    So sorry to hear about little Paul he was a great person and amazing friendr.i.p.Paul

  12. Barb Morgan Barb Morgan
    August 15, 2023    

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your son.

  13. Amanda Amanda
    August 15, 2023    

    I’ll always remember the memories of us growing up singing spice girls word for word and just being kids. Over the years we may not have seen much of each other but he would always get in contact with me to say hi or tell me about his new adventures. He was an amazing person and cousin, he will be deeply missed. Many prayers and love sent.

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