PAUL MERLE SHINKOVICH, age 80, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Marianne (nee Shimko). Loving companion of Betty Chayka. Dear cousin of Ann Johnston (Jim), Jill Vukovich (J.R. Ratkovsky), and John Saraya (Lisa). Devoted friend and neighbor of many.
Paul graduated in 1967 from Fenn College, now Cleveland State, with a degree in Civil Engineering. He worked for Diamond Shamrock and Gliden ICI Autocolor until his retirement in 2003. Paul's lifelong hobbies focused on steam locomotives, auto racing, motorcycles, photography and golf.
Family and Friends will be received at NOSEK-McCREERY FUNERAL HOME, 8150 BRECKSVILLE RD., BRECKSVILLE, OH 44141 on Monday, August 22, 2022 from 6-8 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 11:15 a.m. followed by Paul's Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 9080 Shepard Rd., Macedonia, OH 44056 at 12 p.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Malachi Parish or a charity of your choice in Paul's memory would be appreciated.