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🇺🇸 Paul F. Staerk, Jr., 66 – Enjoyed Restoring Automobiles

Paul F. Staerk, Jr., 66, of Zion Grove, passed away Monday, September 21st, 2020 while a patient at the Hazleton Campus of the Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Paul was born in Philadelphia, on October 29, 1953, a son of the late Paul Staerk, Sr., and Virginia (Britland) Staerk of Ringtown.

He was a graduate of the Bishop McDevitt High School in Philadelphia and then served his county in the U.S. Navy. Paul then worked as a mechanic for the Goodyear Company.

Ever the mechanic, he enjoyed working on and restoring automobiles along with working on model cars. Paul was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoyed traveling. He loved spending time with his family and coached his children in both T-Ball and Little League.

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In addition to his father Paul, Sr., he was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Jim.

In addition to his mother Virginia, he is survived by his wife of 33 years, Nancy (Kelly) Staerk, and by his children, Leslie Merrigan; Kimberly Staerk and Erik Staerk.

Two sisters, Pati Kennedy and Virginia Landis survive, as do 2 grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with the Rev. Craig Zimmerman, officiating.

Visitation with Paul’s family will be held from 11 AM until the time of the service.

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All Protocols regarding social distancing and the wearing of face masks will be observed.

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