YOUNGSTOWN - Paul Edward Drotar Sr., 86, of Youngstown, entered into rest at 2:35 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Omni Manor Nursing Home in Youngstown, following a lengthy illness.
Paul was born Nov. 30, 1927, in Beaver County, Pa., the son of the late George and Mary Kusy Drotar, and had resided in this area for 60 years.
He was a 1945 graduate of Newton Falls High School and was retired as a clerk from LTV Steel Corp. after 30 years of service.
Paul was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mineral Ridge and the Knights of Columbus.
He enjoyed fishing and panning for gold in his spare time, and also had served his country faithfully in the United States Army during World War II, where he was quartermaster in the 8th Army.
Memories of Paul will be cherished and remembered by those he dearly leaves behind, his sons, Paul E. Drotar Jr. of Austintown and Mark J. Drotar of East Palestine; daughters, Paulette Kuester of Niles and Darlene Everett of Tennessee; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers, George, John, Michael, Andrew, Steven and Joseph Drotar.
Private family services and burial will be held. There will be no visitation. Internmentl will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Newton Falls.
Material contributions may take the form of tributes to the American Cancer Society, Northeast Region, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road N.E., Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com