Paula Ann (Hammel) Pikula, age 81, of Wind Ridge, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Transitions Healthcare, Washington.
Born August 19, 1938 in Muswhieler, Germany, she is the daughter of the late Johann Klepper and Irene Hammel.
Paula was a member of the First Christian Church, Waynesburg for ten years. She married Daniel J. Pikula in September of 1959 and they were happily married for 46 years until his passing on September 12, 2005. In her early years, Paula enjoyed cooking, baking and shopping. She was a very independent woman who loved nothing more than caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family meant everything to her.
She is survived by two children, Mike G. (Brenda) Pikula, of Wind Ridge and Frank M. Pikula, of Waynesburg; five grandchildren, Rachel (Bill) Mitter, of Waynesburg, Amber Pikula, Waynesburg, Angela (Donald) Jacobs, of Graysville, Ashton (Chase) Shaffer, of Waynesburg and Colton (Breanna) Pikula, of Wind Ridge; thirteen great-grandchildren, Allen Willard, Haden, Hannah, Chaz and Curtis Pikula, Justin, Jamie, Jordan, Sierra, Danny, Warren Jacobs, Chloe and Harper Shaffer.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, John Joseph Pikula; one grandson, Frank Pikula, II.
Friends will be received on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone:724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held directly after visitation at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Scott Chambers, officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Twp.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 72 W. Franklin St. Waynesburg, PA 15370 or the Greene County Humane Society, 183 Jefferson Rd. Waynesburg, PA 15370.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.