Paul E. Mrofchak 1931-2018

GIRARD — Paul E. Mrofchak, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Dec. 11, 2018, at Omni Manor in Youngstown.

Paul was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Niles, a son of the late George and Anna Mrofchak, and was a lifelong area resident.

Mr. Mrofchak worked for Ellwood Advertising and also owned and operated a barber shop on State Street in Girard. Paul also was a successful salesman in the Ohio and Pennsylvania area.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War.

Mr. Mrofchak was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard. He greatly enjoyed woodworking, spending time with his family, and hiking in Mill Creek Park. As a loving father, he would always take his children for ice cream after a long summer hike. He was an eternal optimist and very patient with the excitement and challenges of a big family.

Paul leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 67 years, Audrey Jane Augustine Mrofchak; six children, John Mrofchak of Syracuse, N.Y., Paul Mrofchak of Girard, Mary Ann Mozingo of Melbourne, Fla., Lorain Pipino of Canfield, Christopher Mrofchak of Weathersfield and James Mrofchak of Girard; 25 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Steve and John Mrofchak.

Paul will be truly and sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Two daughters, Regina Nickles and infant, Susan Mrofchak; a son, infant Joey Mrofchak; and several brothers and sisters preceded Mr. Mrofchak in death.

Family and friends may call 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m Monday at St. Rose Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard.

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