Paul P. Kolopajlo

March 24, 1931 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 90)


Paul Peter Kolopajlo, 90, of Steubenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday January 11, 2022 surrounded by his family.  He was born in Mingo Junction on March 24, 1931 a son of the late Walter & Mary Wszeborowski Kolopajlo. Paul retired from Weirton Steel Co. Coke Plant as the maintenance department foreman. He also worked at Welsh Jaguar. He was a member of Triumph of the Cross (Holy Rosary) Church; 25 Year Club and coached little league. Preceding Paul in death were his wife Marge Kerr Kolopajlo; stepsons Daniel Bodo & Steven A. Reynolds; four brothers Leonard, Adam & Walter Kolopajlo and Hugh Williams, Jr.; two sisters Margaret Bednar & Helen Burchfield.

Paul is survived by his wife Phyllis Hartzell Bodo Kolopajlo whom he married on April 6, 2013; three children Gary (Linda) Reyna, Dan (Beth) Kolopajlo, Nancy (Chuck) Argentine; five stepchildren Bruce (Sue) Davis, Patty (Ed) Ross & Brian Davis, David (Jane) Bodo & Keith (Suzanne) Bodo; sister Ann Zmuda; brother Lawrence Williams; 21 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Friday 3-5 p.m. On Saturday, friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. – noon. Funeral liturgy with mass at Holy Rosary Church at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Thomas Nau officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery.

Vigil service 4:45 p.m. Friday

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Valley Downs Syndrome, PO Box 267, Steubenville, OH 43952 OR Jefferson County Special Olympics, 256 John Scott Highway, Steubenville, OH 43952.

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