Paul J. KuzmaAugust 2, 1939 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 78)
Paul J. Kuzma, age 79, of Castalia, died Wednesday morning, October 25, 2017, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, following a lengthy illness.
He was born August 2, 1938, in Marblehead, and graduated from Danbury High School in 1957. He served in the U.S. Army as a tank crewman and was a member of Wayside Temple, Castalia. Paul worked for Lakefront Marina as a forklift driver for 15 years. He helped build Davis Besse, and then went to work for them as a security guard. He was very handy as a carpenter and mechanic. Paul was a guy that could build or fix anything and loved doing it.
He is survived by his wife Shirley (Johnson) Kuzma; three daughters Paula Garrett, MI, Laurie Johnson, Lakeside-Marblehead, and Goldie Anthony, AR; five grandchildren; sister Barb Ann Kuzma; and friend Shay Fleenor.
Paul was preceded in death by his second wife Opal Kuzma, parents John ad Francis (Staynecho) Kuzma; and brother Edward Kuzma.
Friends may call from 10:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM Monday, October 30, 2017, at Wayside Temple, 3809 Maple Ave., Castalia. Rev. Rusty Yost will officiate. Burial will be in Sackett Cemetery, Marblehead. Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, Castalia, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Wayside Temple, 3809 Maple Ave., Castalia, and American Heart Association. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.ransomfuneralhome.com.
American Heart Association
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3809 Maple Ave., Castalia OH 44824