Richard John “Shot” Pavlinch

Richard John “Shot” Pavlinch

BIRTH: 11/26/1931

DEATH: 03/06/2019

Richard John “Shot” Pavlinch, 87, of Patterson Twp., died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in his residence.

Born November 26, 1931 in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late George and Louise (Lucini) Pavlinch.  He was a member of St. Monica’s Parish in Chippewa Twp., and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  He was also a member of the Bookhouse Gang.  He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved watching his grandchildren in all of their sporting events.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Patricia Ann Pavlinch; his children, Christine (John) Jewell, Carolyn “Sis” (Michael) Engle, Cindy (George) Elmer, Marianne (Rob) Cook, Richard (Janet) Pavlinch, and AnnMarie “Chookie” (Geoff) Karlen; fourteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his brother, Donald (Dollie) Pavlinch; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, George, Frank, Robert and John “Butch” Pavlinch; and his sister, Mary Shuman.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4pm and 6—9pm in the Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home 117 Blackhawk Rd. Chippewa Twp., where prayers will be held on Saturday at 9:20 followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10am at St. Monica’s-Chippewa.  Father Kim Schreck will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Members of the BC Honor Guard are to meet at the cemetery at 10:30am to provide full military honors.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Sharon, Pat, Kathy, Marilyn, Amy, Holly and Cyndy for all of the loving and compassionate care they gave to Shot.









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5 entries.
Pat Snyder and family from Monaca wrote on March 10, 2019 at 2:03 pm:
We are so sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Pat and family
Annette Finkelstine from ROCHESTER HILLS wrote on March 9, 2019 at 8:37 pm:
Dear Pavlinch's,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. My mom (Dolly Gigliotti) wishes she could be there.

Larry and Christine from Aliquippa wrote on March 8, 2019 at 6:14 pm:
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. You are a Blessed and beautiful family may God be with you all
Paula Edmond Cochran from North Sewickley wrote on March 7, 2019 at 6:43 pm:
My condolences to your family. Mr. P was a wonderful person growing up. I have many many great memories of him and my dad. My prayers for comfort to each of you during this heart heavy time.
MJ Buggalini from Beaver Falls wrote on March 6, 2019 at 7:38 pm:
My dearest sympathy to the family at this very sad time. Losing one of your parents is never easy. I will be praying for you all to be blessed with the strength to pass through this rough road. Patty may God bless you and keep you strong. Love your entire family