Paul J. Hartung
1927 - 2020
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Paul J. Hartung, 92, of McMurray, formerly of Jeannette, peacefully passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at his residence surrounded by loved ones due to natural causes. Paul was born Sept. 6, 1927, in Jeannette, a son of the late Charles and Alice Metzger Hartung. Paul was a veteran of World War II, having served with the Army. Prior to his retirement, Paul was a police officer for the City of Jeannette and retired in 1988 with the rank of Captain. After retirement, Paul worked at the Cloverleaf Golf Course for many years. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Jeannette and the churches Holy Name Society, St. Benedict the Abbott Church in McMurray, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 39, the US Golf Teachers Federation, the Jeannette Italian Club and the M&S Club. He was one of the original members of the Jeannette Golf League and a member of the WPIAL Hall of Fame for Jayhawk Football. In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by a sister, Gertrude DiFrancesco; and brothers, Gerald and Bernard Hartung. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Mary Katharine Steiner Hartung; his children, Timothy P. Hartung and wife, Holly, of Ossining, N.Y., Randall F. Hartung, of Cypress, Texas, Daniel C. Hartung, of Holiday, Fla., and Paula C. Jesiolkiewic and husband, John, of McMurray; brother-in-law, Fred Roscher, of Traverse City, Mich.; special former daughter-in-law, Karol Hartung, of Cypress, Texas; grandchildren, Joseph Corona and wife, Samantha, Christina Chaney and husband, Thomas, Zander Hartung, Arcadia Hartung and fiance, Noah Michelon, Jennifer, Hannah and Foster Hartung; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Due to the current health concerns, there will be no public visitation. A private funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church followed by interment in the Jeannette Memorial Park, Penn Township. A celebration of Paul's life will be held at a future time and place to be announced. The JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., Jeannette, are entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in the memory of, Paul Hartung, for the continued love and care for his wife, Mary Katherine, to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, act.alz.org/donate

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Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on May 23, 2020.
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23 entries
May 27, 2020
May the love of family & friends comfort you during this difficult time. My sincere condolences.
Bob Barrett
Friend
May 26, 2020
Mike Cignetti adored you & always thought of you as a second father!
May 26, 2020
Jim Clark
Friend
May 25, 2020
You & Bob Patricelli were the best policemen in Jeannette!
May 25, 2020
Sorry to hear of this. He was a wonderful person & will be missed by many. Thoughts & prayers of comfort for family.
Lisa Peters
Friend
May 25, 2020
Today's the birthday of Padre Pio! We know that you admired him! Now you are with Jesus and Padre Pio!
May 24, 2020
I enjoyed playing golf with Paul and working with him at the Cloverleaf Golf Course. May the Lord welcome Paul with open arms to his final and eternal resting place in Heaven. God Bless the entire Hartung family.
Joseph Dovyak
Friend
May 24, 2020
We will say a rosary for you each day until we see you again!
May 24, 2020
Paula,
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this most difficult time. Your father/grandfather/husband was a good, kind wonderful man who will be missed by many. I was honored to be able to be there with you, Paula. Please let me know if you need anything. Love you guys, Missy & Mike
Missy Wissel
May 24, 2020
You were so proud of being German descent.
You were very family oriented and a devout Catholic!
The milliron family
May 24, 2020
You were so proud of being in law enforcement! Rest in peace our friend!
May 23, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Linda Tanyer Haluck
Acquaintance
May 23, 2020
You & Frank Cignetti were the best policemen ever!
Paul Galdo
May 23, 2020
To the family of Paul he was a wonderful man it was a pleasure to have known him I started one year after he retired with the police department but I talk to him on many occasions you have my deepest sympathy God bless him in heaven
Gene Cavaliere
Acquaintance
May 23, 2020
Today is your nephew Michael's birthday & May 20 was Russ's birthday. How sad for them to lose you at this time!
May 23, 2020
Love you,
The ortuglio family
May 23, 2020
Ode to Paul:
Dear Pauly:
Thank you for your wisdom on and off the course.
Thanks for sharing knowledge of which you were an endless source.
Thanks for all your service from war to the streets of Jeannette,
Your family, friend, and loved ones, that they wont soon forget.
And thanks for being a friend when I needed one the most
To which everyone in the golf league can raise a class in toast.
RIP
Jim Johnston, JGL
May 23, 2020
Mr. Paul Hartung,
My family here in the Philippines may not have met you but we have heard a lot about you through my daughter, Karol. We have heard what gentle soul you were - a loving husband to Mary, beloved father of your children, a doting grandfather to your grandkids. We are deeply saddened by your passing but we take comfort at the thought that you are now in God's loving embrace. May you rest in eternal peace.
Sarrie Berango
May 23, 2020
Dear Mary and all the Hartung family,
Paul was highly respected by the entire Jeannette community for a lifetime of service. He was also a close friend of my cousins who worshipped with him at Sacred Heart.
My condolences on behalf of all my family,
Genevieve Lepidi
May 23, 2020
It is with a heavy heart I post this. Being from Jeannette
I had the pleasure of knowing Paul and on occasion playing golf or working with him. He will be missed, he was truly an exceptional officer and friend.
My condolences to the family and the Officers of the Jeannette
Police Department.
Harvey Bauer
Friend
May 23, 2020
Rest in peace Paul (Captain). It was a please knowing you.
Joe (Captain - Retired/Greensburg City PD)
Joe Niedzalkoski
Friend
May 23, 2020
My deepest condolences to your family. Mr. Hartung was a great neighbor to my family and friend to my mother and father. I grew up watching him take loving care of his garden and yard. It will always be a part of my memory of growing up in Jeannette. He came to see our family in celebrating the passing of both my parents. May his memory be a blessing.

Ellen Evangeliste
Berkeley California
Ellen Evangeliste
Neighbor
May 22, 2020
An icon of a long and faithful journey.
Guido Perfetti
Classmate
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