Paul Matthew Jurkowitz
December 14, 1941 ‒ February 27, 2017
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Paul M. Jurkowitz, age 75, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Country Court Nursing Home. He was born on December 14, 1941 to the late Joseph and May (Bartolic) Jurkowitz.
In his prime, Paul loved to do any kind of gardening, hunting and fishing. He was a huge fan of Ohio State sports. He also managed a honey bee farm.
Paul was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church for 22 years.
Paul had an extensive Educational background. He received a Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Biblical Languages and Literature from St. Louis University and Master Degrees in Greek and Latin from The Ohio State University. Paul taught religion at St. Charles Preparatory School for Boys. With his passion for the Living Word, Paul taught many adult classes at St. Vincent de Paul Church.
Paul is survived by his wife, Lynn Jurkowitz of Mt. Vernon; his son Joe (Leanne) Jurkowitz of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren, Jenna, Kate and Molly; his sister Maryjo Smutny of Chicago; his brothers John (Ann) Jurkowitz of Mt. Vernon, Dan (Ronnie) Jurkowitz of Loveland; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brother Joseph Jurkowitz.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Dan Smith, Dr. Jed Henry, Country Court Nursing Home, and Kindred Hospice Staff.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the St. Vincent de Paul Church beginning at 10AM with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond officiating. Burial will take place in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Dr. Deborah Reeder for people who need financial aid for cataract surgery: 1355 Yauger Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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