Paul J. Bleistein, age 85, of Euclid for the past 49 years, formerly of McKees Rocks, Pa., died Friday, March 28, 2014, at David Simpson Hospice House, Cleveland.
He was born May 8, 1928, in McKees Rocks, Pa.
Mr. Bleistein was an electrical engineer for the former Picker X-Ray until his retirement in 1986. Prior to that he worked at Reliance Electric.
Mr. Bleistein was a graduate of Penn State University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. Paul participated in competitive pistol shooting events and was a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include his wife, Anne Friedel Bleistein; sons, David Paul Bleistein of La Habra, Calif. and Steven R. Bleistein of Euclid; and sister, Marilyn Bobro of McKees Rocks, Pa.
Preceding Paul in death is his first wife, Jean D. Bleistein; parents, Conrad and Isabella (Walch) Bleistein; and sister, Mary Kay Williams.
A memorial Service will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.
The family will receive friends 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110.
Online obituary at www.brunners.com.
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Apr. 1, 2014