Paul H Bohn


April 28, 2013

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Paul passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home in Orlando, FL, following a courageous 16 year battle with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA to Harold and Viola Bohn. He was one of three children his sister Deanne Lawlor, deceased, and Patricia McFarland. After receiving his degree at Penn Technical Institute and University of Pittsburgh School of Electrical Engineering, he established his career in the field of marketing and sales for such companies as Robertshaw Controls Company, United Technologies and Honeywell International. He also started several companies using his innovative talents. He held various positions from Regional and District Manager to Vice President and President. His career started in Pennsylvania and over the course of time settled in Orlando, Florida where he resided for the past 18 years. His interests were in research, cruising, snow skiing, reading, cooking and politics. Paul enjoyed watching Penguins Hockey and Steelers Football. He enjoyed the classics in movies and music as well as the latest in technological gadgets. His sense of humor and smile were infectious. He was a loving, devoted individual and family and religion were extremely important to him. He was a dependable friend whose caring attitude was well known by all.

Paul is survived by his wife, Susan, of 29 years, his four sons - Jeffrey, James, Daniel and Christopher all reside in Virginia, his sister Patricia McFarland who resides in Murrysville, Pennsylvania; 8 grandchildren; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

The family will be holding a memorial service on Friday, May 3rd at 9 am at the Collison Family Funeral Home, 3806 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL 32792 followed by a Mass at Sts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church at 11 am. A reception will follow immediately in the church social hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Please see memorial donation box on upper left below picture.