BLITZ, Paul J, 81, of Avon Park, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014. Mr. Blitz was born October 19, 1932 in Williamsport, PA to the late Valentine Carl and Florence (Shurer) Blitz. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and the retired owner of the House of Glass in Wellsville, N.Y. He was the Past President of the LIONS Club, and belonged to the VFW, American Legion, Moose and Elks all in Wellsville. He loved being with his family, working on stained glass and golfing. He moved to Avon Park over 20 years ago and is a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Avon Park. Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Rita; children, Ken Blitz (Carrie) of Kennedy, NY, Steven Blitz (Beth) of Lakeland, Karen Lehman of Wellsville, NY and Stuart Blitz (Kim) of Wellsville, NY; brothers, Carl Blitz of MI, Robert Blitz (Sherry) of AZ; sisters, Delores Searcy and Mary Jackson both of NY; sister-in-law, Lucy Kamas of NY; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. Paul's family and friends will celebrate his life at 11:00am, Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in the Bonnet Village Clubhouse in Avon Park. Interment will be at the families convenience in Wellsville, NY. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.
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Published in TBO.com on Feb. 26, 2014