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Paul F. Staerk, Sr.May 30, 1932 ~ February 3, 2017 (age 84)
Paul F. Staerk, Sr., 84, Ringtown, passed away Friday, February 3rd, 2017.
Paul was born in Philadelphia, on May 30, 1932, a son of the late Catherine (Shearn) and James Staerk. He served his country in the United States Army after graduating high school in Philadelphia.
Paul worked for the former Philadelphia Water Department, now Aqua American Inc. in Philadelphia until retiring to the Ringtown area.
A former member of St. John's of the Cross Church, he was currently a member of St. Mary's Church in Ringtown.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Staerk of Ringtown.
He was preceded by a son, John in 2013 and by four brothers and sisters.
Paul is also survived by two daughters, Pati Kennedy, of Michigan and Virginia Landis, of Ashland;
and by two sons Paul, Jr. , of Zion Grove and Jim, of Ringtown.
He is also survived by a brother, Larry, of Jenkinstown and by 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday, February 9th from 6-8 PM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, and again on Friday morning, February 10th from 9:30-10:30 at St. John's of the Cross Church, 2741 Woodland Road, Roslyn, PA, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM.
Burial will take place at the Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn, immediately following the mass.