Paul Arthur Leidel, passed away at St. Rita’s Medical Center on November 17, 2014.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart. Following the war, he graduated from Kent State University and enjoyed a long career at the Caldwell and Bloor Pharmacy Company. He was a loving father and husband who loved God with all of his heart.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary Leidel whom he married on October 6, 1979; his children Lois (Mark) Ashton, Marty (Jim) Dulebohn, Tom (Linda) Leidel and Christina (Rob) Clark; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Leidel, and a daughter, Mary Sue Tara.
A memorial service will begin 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Military rites will be observed by V.F.W. Post 1275 of Lima. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his wife.
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm