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Paul BrillaMarch 6, 1925 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 92)
Paul Brilla, 92, of Star Junction, formerly of Fayette City, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown. Born March 6, 1925 in Arnold City, he was the son of the late Michael and Pauline Frachta Brilla. A resident of Star Junction for the past 4 years, Mr. Brilla was Catholic by faith and was a retired roller from Whg-Pgh Steel, Allenport Plant. He was a WW II Veteran having served with the US Navy, member of the Perryopolis VFW Post 7023, Belle Vernon American Legion Post 659, Fairhope Rod & Gun Club and the Youngwood Moose Lodge. Paul was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by four children Karen Hazelbaker and husband Arthur of Greensburg, Paula Shepard of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Cindy Skoda of Star Junction, Michael Brilla of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; two grandchildren James Lahti, Michelle Sosnak; a great granddaughter Sarah Turner; two great great grandchildren Matthew Rock and Jason Rock. He is preceded in death by his wife Doris Jean Fiori Brilla (1/23/2017) and five sisters.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 & 6-7:30 pm at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515 followed by funeral services at 7:30 pm at Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations with the Rev. Francisco R. Gan Jr. officiating.
Members of St. John the Baptist Church will pray the rosary for the departed soul of Paul Brilla Friday at 3 pm and the Perryopolis VFW Post 7023 will conduct services Friday evening at 7 pm all in the funeral home.