Paul Strelbicki, 79, passed away Dec. 14. He was born April 9, 1943 in Linz Austria. He was a resident of New Franklin for 45 years. Paul retired from PPG Industries in Twinsburg, Ohio with 20 years of service. He was a member of the Sons of Herman. Preceded in death by his siblings, Lawrence (Anna Marie) Strelbicki, Maria (Chuck) Franks, Victor Strelbicki and brother-in-law, Jack Brown. Paul is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jane; sons, Paul and Scott Strelbicki; stepdaughters, Debbie (Edwin) Schaufele and Denise (Terry) Marich; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Helen Strelbicki and Annetta Brown; along with many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thanks to all the staff at Crossroads Hospice for all the care that Paul received. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crossroads Hospice in Paul’s name.