Friday, August 16th, 2013
Paul M. Johnides, 87, passed away peacefully at 2 a.m. Aug. 15, 2013, at the Miller House in Celina. Paul is from Wooster, Ohio where he lived most of his life. He recently moved to Celina to be with his family.
He was born Aug. 23, 1925, in Yorkville to George and Ruth Briggs Johnides. He married Donalee Sue Arnette, who died Aug. 6, 2013.
Survivors include his son and daughters-in-law, Jeff (Jenny) Johnides of Celina, and Caroll Johnides of Carmel, Ind.; four grandchildren, Paul (Kristen) Johnides of Noblesville, Ind., Jami (Zach) Priddy of Wake Forest, N.C., Holli (Dr. J Ellis) of Lima and Ali Johnides of Celina; five great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, George (Betty) Johnides of Monticello, Ky.; and a sister, Sarah Sommers of Orrville.
Deceased are a son, John Johnides, and a brother-in-law, Darrell Sommers.
He attended Orrville High School and was a retired brick mason. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a proud member of the United States PT Boat Fleet.
Private family interment will be held at a later date in Wooster Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the Miller House in Celina.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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