Paul R. Stong

PAUL R. STONG, 91, OF BOYERTOWN Paul R. Stong, 91, of Boyertown, PA, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Sanatoga Center, Pottstown, PA. Born in Pottstown, PA, he was a son of the late Earl F. and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Stong. Paul worked as a security guard for Phoenix Steel and later at OSAN Mfg. Co. in Boyertown, before retiring in 1986. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Gorey, wife of Patrick, and Nadine Neuman, wife of Barry; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl H. Stong Sr. Funeral service and interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc. of Pottstown, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 30 S. 17th St., Suite 80, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Published in The Mercury on Nov. 20, 2012