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Paul Donald Durka

November 9, 1942 ~ August 25, 2018 (age 75)

Paul Donald Durka 75, of Washington Township, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 in his residence. Born November 9. 1942 in Donora he is the son of the late James Stanley and Dorothy Zuraw Durka Sr. He had been employed as a circulation manager for the Salem News in Ohio and a carpenter once he had moved to Pennsylvania. Paul was an Elder with the Jehovah's Witness Congregation in Avonmore, he enjoyed ministry and reading the Bible along with helping people understand the Bible, attending car shows and classic cars. Survivors include his wife of 52 years Dyann Grace Felix Durka of Washington Township. Two sons Samual Paul (Amy) Durka of Vandergrift and Daniel M. Durka of Washington Township. Three grandchildren Robert, Reuben and Rachael Durka. A brother Louis (Kim) Durka of Rostraver and a sister Sandra (Perry) Campayno of Rostraver along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother James Durka Jr. At his request there will be no public visitation, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements  have been entrusted to the Dunmire-Kerr & Rowe Funeral Home, Inc. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. To leave an online condolence visit us at

A memorial service will be held Saturday September 22 at 4:00 pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2556 Rt 380 Avonmore, Pa for Mr Durka

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