Paul W. Pry
Paul W. Pry, 62, of Cranberry Township passed away Friday while in the comfort of his home.
Born Aug. 10, 1950, in Erie, he was the son of the late Leonard and Stella (Murawski) Pry.
Paul proudly attended St. Patrick's School in Erie. He had the privilege of coaching basketball years later on the same court on which he played. He was an All-State MVP basketball player at Erie Cathedral Prep. He went on to excel at the University of Louisville where he and his team played in the NIT in 1970 and 1971 and went on to the Final Four in 1972.
He owned and operated the CAM Trucking Co. in Brookville. For the past 19 years, he was employed with Maersk Domestic.
Paul loved golf, basketball, the beach, summertime parties and attending the Kentucky Derby. But above all, his greatest love was his family and friends.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his adoring wife of 34 years, Doris (Baxter) Pry, who he married on June 17, 1978; his three loving children, Lindsay Pry of Ross Township, Kelly Pry of West View and Paul J. Pry of Cranberry Township; his brother, Michael Pry of Las Vegas, Nev.; his sister, Judy Pry-Walker of Erie; his nephew and godson, Christopher Pry of Charlotte, N.C.; his best friend, Gary Duty of Cranberry Township; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his three brothers-in-law, Lee Katchen, Kevin Baxter and Buddy Baxter.
PRY - Paul W. Pry passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Paul's family will welcome friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 130 Wisconsin Ave., Cranberry Township.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 201 Church Road, Wexford, with Father Peter Murphy as celebrant. Friends, please meet at the church. He will be laid to rest at Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery in Gibsonia.
Published in Butler Eagle on Jan. 28, 2013