Paul J. Pupkiewicz of Churchville passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Twining Village. He was 87.
Paul was the beloved husband of 65 years to Blanche Gryniewicz Pupkiewicz.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Paul and Josephine Dyro Pupkiewicz, and father of the late Philip Pupkiewicz, and brother of the late Anna Lempa, Edward, Vincent “Duke”, and Marian Pupkiewicz.
Paul was born and raised in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia before moving to Churchville in 1961 from Mayfair. He was very proud to be an American and serve in the U.S Army during World War II. He fought in 5 battle campaigns in Europe earning good conduct, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Liberty Freedom medals. He was a member of the American Legion Post 440 in Newtown, PA. Paul was a member of the Steamfitters Union Local 420 since 1947, retired in 1986 and became a member of the Retirees Association.
Paul is survived by his daughters Paula Parker of Holland, Diane Cuirle of Glenside, and Marie (Tom) Anderson of Coloma, MI as well as daughter-in-law Linda Pupkiewicz of Trevose. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren; Diana (Rich) Lesh, Denise and Kevin Parker, Ron (Emily) Cuirle, Brian (Kelly) Pupkiewicz, Amy Bachman, Lisa (Mike) Giorno, Laura (Lance) Wagner, Dave (Diane) Anderson, and Ben Anderson. Also surviving him are 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Friday, June 8, 2012 from 9:00 until his Funeral Mass 10:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 654 Hatboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954. Internment will be in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne.
Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
St. Vincent de Paul Church
654 Hatboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954
1250 Old Lincoln Highway, Langhorne, PA 19047