GIRARD - Paul E. Mrofchak, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, December 11, 2018, at Omni Manor in Youngstown.
Paul was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Niles, a son of the late Joseph and Anna Mrofchak, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Mrofchak worked for Ellwood Advertising and also owned and operated a barber shop on State Street in Girard. Paul also was a successful salesman in the Ohio/Pa. area.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War.
Mr. Mrofchak was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard. He greatly enjoyed woodworking, spending time with his family, and hiking in Mill Creek Park. As a loving father, he would always take his children for ice cream after a long summer hike. He was an eternal optimist and very patient with the excitement and challenges of a big family.
Paul leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 67 years, Audrey Jane Augustine Mrofchak; six children, John Mrofchak or Syracuse, N.Y., Paul Mrofchak of Girard, Mary Ann Mozingo of Melbourne, Fla., Lorain Pipino of Canfield, Christopher Mrofchak of Weathersfield, and James Mrofchak of Girard; 25 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Steve and John Mrofchak.
Paul will be truly and sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Two daughters, Regina Nickles and infant Susan Mrofchak; a son, infant Joey Mrofchak; and several brothers and sisters, preceded Mr. Mrofchak in death.
Family and friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17, at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 11 a.m at St. Rose Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard.