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Paul E. Schlear, Jr.
February 5, 1950 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Paul E. Schlear, Jr., 73, of Auburn, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Wednesday September 6th.
Paul was born in Pottsville, on February 5, 1950, a son of the late Jane L. (Kimmel) and Paul Edward Schlear, Sr.
He was the husband of Deborah Ann (Washuta) Schlear. They were married on November 4th, 1972. Paul graduated from Blue Mountain High School, Class of 1969. He also attended Penn State.
He worked as a Traffic manager and spent most of his career at Stanley Flagg in Stowe, PA.
He was an avid Fisherman. He recently enjoyed his trips to Black Lake, NY, with his long time best friend Jim. Paul enjoyed art and was a talented painter himself.
In addition to his wife, Deb, of 51 years, Paul is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Bainbridge, wife of Jamie and his son, Jeremy Schlear, husband of Corinne. Paul's grandchildren are Hayle, Kyle and Ethan Bainbridge; Delaney and Tegan Schlear.
Paul is also survived by four brothers, Yon Schlear, Christopher Schlear, widower of Anne, David Schlear, husband of Jeannette, Kevin Schlear, husband of Beverly.
He was predeceased by his brother Randy Schlear.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 15th at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg. Memorial gathering will begin at 10:00 AM.
Interment will at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Pottsville.