Paul Vinton Kalp, 95, of Venetia, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away at home on Sunday March 12, 2017. He was born March 4, 1922 in Dravosburg to the late Ward and Margaret Berger Kalp. Paul was a loving husband, for 68 years, to the late Shirley Granger Kalp who passed away in 2013. He is survived by son, Richard Kalp of Brentwood; daughters, Karen (Mark) Wilds of Hanoverton, OH, Jean (Leo) Demeis of Venetia; sister, Nancy Shearer of Baltimore, MD; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents and wife, Paul was preceded in death by sister, Eldora Fithian. He served in the US Marine Corp, retired from Westinghouse Electric where he was an Electrical Tester for 35 years, was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church, a member of F&AM Masonic Lodge in McKeesport, and enjoyed tinkering with electrical inventions. Arrangements have been entrusted to I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Paul will be interred at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills following a service in their chapel presided by his son-in-law, Rev. Mark R. Wilds. At Paul’s request, all services will be private. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 14, 2017.