PAUL A. BYRNES, III, CHESTERTON, IN
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Paul A. Byrnes, III, age 52, of Valparaiso, formerly of Chesterton passed away Friday, August 1st, 2014 at his home. He was born February 26, 1962 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the son of Paul A. and Caroline (Fischer) Byrnes, Jr, graduated from Chesterton High School in 1980 and attended Purdue University. Paul began his working career as a manager for Martin Marietta, went on to work as a lineman for NIPSCO, a job that he loved dearly, and recently was the station operator at the Michigan City Generating Station. Paul held a black belt in several of the martial arts and coached girls soccer and Pop Warner Football in Valparaiso for seven years. He had the ability to bring out the very best in the youth that he coached. Paul's happiest moments were spending time with his family and two grandchildren who brought him much joy. He was a very loving father, grandfather, son and brother who will be sorely missed. Paul is survived by his two children: Arlene Byrnes of Chesterton, Paul Byrnes, IV of Valparaiso; their mother; Renee Byrnes of California; his mother; Caroline Byrnes of Chesterton; two grandchildren; Brent and Kylie Roop; five brothers and sisters; Ann Byrnes, Mary (Mitt) Denney, Tom (Kathy) Byrnes, Patricia Byrnes, Denise (Nick) Gregurich and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Byrnes, Jr. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 1:00 P.M. the Rev. Craig Forwalter officiating. Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso. Memorials in Paul's name may be made to the family. MoellerFuneralHome.com
Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Aug. 8, 2014