Paul W. Boland

Date of Death: 8/15/2017

Paul W. Boland

Aug. 9, 1938 - Aug. 15, 2017

Paul W. Boland, 79, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at his residence.

He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late William H. and Regina (Frank) Boland. In 1961, he married Linda R. Brua at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg.

Surviving are his wife of Hollidaysburg; a son, Christopher Boland (Torianne Hines) of York; two grandsons: Justin (Katherine) Boland of Coatesville, and Tyler Boland (fiancee Alexa Herbertson) of Pittsburgh; two brothers: Carl (Jean) Boland and Donald (Sue) Boland, all of Hollidaysburg; and two sisters-in-law: Carol and Virginia Boland, both of Hollidaysburg.

He was preceded in death by three brothers: Larry, Francis and Joseph; and a sister, Margaret.

Paul was a 1956 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. In 1996, he retired as a quality control foreman for SKF with 38 years of service.

He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play baseball.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, Monsignor Stanley B. Carson celebrant. Committal will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Paul be made to study Pancreatic Cancer at Greg & Cathy Griffith Family Foundation, 309 Allegheny St., Ste. 5, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.


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