• LILJA PAUL A., Sr. Of Bethel P...

LILJA
PAUL A., Sr.
Of Bethel Park, age 90, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. A Navy Veteran of World War II, beloved husband of 68 years to Alberta (Craddock), one of the founding members of The South Hills Church of the Nazarene. Son of the late Elmer and Irene Lilja; brother of the late Robert (Buzz) and Dolores Lilja. Also survived by sisters, Charlotte McCarney and Ruth Kurcina; sons, Paul Lilja, Jr., (Shari), Jeff Lilja (Debbie), James Lilja (Tracy) and Nancy Lilja Haradin (Ray); nine grandchildren, Paul W. Lilja (Dana), Kim Camillo (Armando), Tyler Lilja, Bre Day (Rico), Brittany Lilja, Jimmy Lilja (Jessica), Justin Lilja (Valerie), Michael Lilja Hunyady (Kate) and Christian Lilja; twelve great-grandchildren, Jake, Noah, Violet, Sabrina, Julietta, Elijah, Evangeline, Saylor, Presley, Asher, Ayla and Annabelle. For 30 years, he was the Parts Manager of Rohrich Cadillac. His favorite pastime was reading the Bible and listening to gospel music. He was an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan who loved spending time with his family. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUER-FRYER. Friends and Family are welcome at 430 Washington Ave., Bridgeville, 412-221-3800 on Sunday 5-8 p.m., where a funeral service will be held on Monday 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, send donations to The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association at billygraham.org. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com
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PostedSeptember 08, 2017