Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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89, Artist, October 12, 2020 of Nanticoke and Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Christine (nee Clay), Loving father of Julie Gorka (Walt Robinson), Susan Wisch (David), Barbara Gorka (Chris Moore) and Janit Gorka. Loving brother of Alice Pawlowski (Joseph), the late Doris Bartuska (Anthony) and...

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What a gifted artist, loved by his sister, Doris, and nieces. His painting of his sister and her family is a treasure.

Thanks for holding onto my hands as I walked up your legs and chest and you flipped me around 15 times in a row without tiring.
Thanks for holding onto our faces.
Thanks for nailing food to your walls during our childhood.
Thanks for telling us all we can choose whatever we wanted from your shelves of running T-shirts.
Thanks for your excellent lasagna.
Thanks for the loads of tomatoes and peppers from your garden.
Thanks for naming your cat, “Puke.”

Paul was such a lovely neighbor. He was a such a fixture on our street. We always enjoyed when he and Chris welcomed us to walk through their studio and let the kids create fun art projects. He will he missed.

Paul was a wonderful person. He lived life so fully and certainly painted with his whole being. Was also a great cook. Loved eating with Paul and Chris. Had great conversations. Will miss you, Paul. Sending all my support to Chris.

My father introduced me to Paul Gorka decades ago, and I would stop to see him occasionally to look at his gallery of paintings. He was a very talented artist and a good, strong-willed man. Paul being gone is a great loss. I will miss him being in the world.

Please accept my condolences . I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the word of God comfort and strengthen you. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17