Paul Silvis Elrick, 92, of Blairsville, PA died on Friday, July 18, 2003 at his home.
A son of Samuel H. and Mary E. Silvis Elrick, he was born January 9, 1911 in Blairsville, PA.
Mr. Elrick was a lifelong resident of Blairsville. He was a member of the Blairsville United Presbyterian Church where served as an elder and was a member of the Menís Fellowship Class and was a member of the Blairsville Grange #2012. He graduated from Blairsville High School with the class 1929.
He retired from the Blairsville Wilbert Vault Co. in 1976 as a foreman with 41 years of service.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Sarah K. Gerhard Elrick to whom he married July 16, 1937; a son Raymond P. Elrick and his wife, Sharon, Blairsville, PA and a daughter, Katherine Thomas and her husband, Daniel, Vero Beach, Florida; four grandchildren, Stephen Elrick, Brad Elrick, Melinda Thomas Barth and Christina Taylor and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Marie Andre and Genevieve Elrick and a brother, Kenneth Elrick.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. Services will be held Monday at 11:00 A.M. in the United Presbyterian Church, 137 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA with Rev. Dr. Roger D. Petersen officiating.
Interment will be in the Blairsville Cemetery.