Paul M. Hockman, 69 of Garrettsville, passed away at his home on Sunday, December 30, 2012 and is resting in the arms of our Lord. He was born September 24, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio to Milton and June (Hazlett) Hockman.
He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the United States Navy. Paul was an extrusion operator, retiring from Furon in Mantua. He was a member of Spur Cross Cowboy Church in Arizona. Paul cherished Bible study with his friend and Chaplin, Gary Pryor and his wife, Barb. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, cutting grass on his John Deere tractor, bantering with his mother-in-law, Wanda, and spending time with his beloved family and friends.
Paul is survived by his wife, Doloris ( Pawel-Friede) at the home in Garrettsville; her children, Loralee Pawel of Newbury, Dave ( Kim ) Pawel Jr. of Arizona; his children, Deborah ( Mike ) Waxler of Montville, Sean Hockman of Pennsylvania, Bruce ( Treadenne ) Hoag of Southington, and Shannon Hockman of New Jersey; grandchildren, Morgan ( Nick ) Lee of Florida, Avonlea Wensel of Nelson, Hannah Bucholtz of Hiram, Larry, Danielle, Rheannon, and Mikey Waxler of Montville, Justin and Dara-Lynn Hockman of Pennsylvania; great-grandchildren, Kahlen and Abby; mother-in-law, Wanda Friede of Freedom; niece, Deanna of Montville; and nephew, Jeffrey. Paul was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Judith Peake; and his niece, Teresa.
Cremation has taken place. Arrangements were entrusted to Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, OH 44231. On-line condolences may be made at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.
(Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-527-2188, RC 1-16-13)SClB