Rev. Paul E. Ague

McDONALD – Rev. Paul E. Ague, 84, went home to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center

He was born Aug. 13, 1929, in Girard, the son of the late Harold and Caroline Jones Ague.

He served the Lord in Christian ministries for 62 years.

He pastored Boardman Baptist Church from 1959-1962.

In 1968, he founded the First Baptist Church of Howland, and pastored the church for 25 years. Since 1993, he has been involved in Romanian missions. He was a member of Boardman Baptist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, the former Lois Jean Benson, whom he married Nov. 22, 1951; daughter, Lois J. (Ronald) Starcher of Girard; son, Paul E. (Elizabeth) Ague Jr. of San Diego, Calif.; son-in-law, Frederick Ambrose; sister, Mary Margaret Hatt of Michigan; brother, William Ague of Girard; five grandchildren, Shelly Harms, Sara Volinchak, Evan Starcher, Kyle Ague and Paul Ague III; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Ambrose; sister, Dorothy Paschke; and brothers, Owen Ague, Harold Ague Jr., John Burns and Robert Burns.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.

The Rev. Dennis Massie from the Boardman Baptist Church will be officiating the service.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and also from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of service.

Paul will be laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon, Pa.

The family requests any material contributions be made to the San Diego Christian College.

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