Posted by on November 28, 2020 1:30 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Paul Chekan, 92, of Port Carbon, passed away Monday, November 23rd, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.

Born in Pottsville, PA on July 9, 1928, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Shargo) Chekan.

Paul served in the U.S. Army as a Pvt in the Korean War from 1951 till 1953. He worked as a finisher for the Quality Control Department at Pottsville Bleach and Dye Comany in Port Carbon and retired in 1999.

He was a member of the former St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Port Carbon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.

Paul is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy Ann (Morasky) Chekan, Port Carbon; two daughters: Cynthia Fees, Port Carbon and Kathleen Chekan, Waco. TX; five grandchildren: Eric (Michelle) Fees, Keith (Jenn) Fees, and Brad (Mercedes) Fees, Melissa (Brian) Webster and Jeffrey (Brandi) Haslam; eleven great-grandchildren Andrew, Emily, Tinsley, Linden, Jacob, Kyle, Julie, Norah, Quinn, Klay, and Harrison; a sister Anna Premich, California; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to

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