Friday, March 31, 2017, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Mass of Christian Burial:
Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:00am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
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, PA
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, PA 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, PA, Paula Gearhart and her husband Larry of Jamestown, and Christine Dannunzio of Largo, FL; five sons, Dennis Walsh and his wife Tracy of Erie, Daniel Walsh of Boardman, OH, David Walsh and his wife Dawna of Greenville, Stephen Walsh and his wife Michelle of Chesterfield, NJ and Thomas Walsh of Greenville; twenty-three grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John T. Walsh.
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.