Paul Edward Runge

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 29, 2021

Paul Edward Runge, 78, of White Oak, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at home. He was born January 16, 1943 in Boston, PA and was the son of the son of the late Edward L. and Catherine (Faye) Runge. Paul worked as an electrician for the former US Steel in Christy Park and General Dynamic.  He was a former member of the MOOSE club in Elwood City and enjoyed model trains.  He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and avid NASCAR fan, most notably Mark Martin in the number 6 car.  He is survived by his wife, Carol L. (Knox) Runge, sons, Gregory Runge of Groton, CT and David Paul Runge of White Oak, daughters, Michele Renee Smedberg (Fiancé Chris Mirante) of Norwich, CT, and Carrie Lynn (Randy) Olsen of Waterford, CT, grandchildren, Chelsea, Jonathan and Ashley, great-grandchildren, Ezekiel and Paisley, brother, Bernard Runge and sisters, Dorrine Miller and Faye Ann Pellasce, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Paul was preceded in death by his son, Neal Alan Runge, grandson, Nathan, sisters, Mary Alice Skroupski and Marlene Corazzelli and brother, Raymond Runge. There is no visitation. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131 (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Private burial will be held in Connecticut at a later date. Condolences may be made at

Originally published April 29, 2021.

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