Paul Peter Zitney, 78, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born August 27, 1942 in Bitner, PA, the son of the late Peter and Veronica (Myden) Zitney.
He was a member of the former Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Connellsville.
Throughout his life, Paul was a hardworking farmer, where he would rent farms throughout different counties in PA to get the work done.
He was a member of the Westmoreland Tractor Pulling Association and has won multiple trophies at many competitions and fairs that he attended.
Paul had a love for tractors, especially John Deere, and always made sure to let everyone know “My blood bleeds green.”
Paul is survived by his longtime companion, Janet Jacobs; children, Paul Zitney, Michele Kenney, Barbara Zitney, and Steve Zitney; grandchildren, Gregory, Brad, Brianna, Amber, Jasmine, Christina, Jerod, Savannah, and Victoria; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Alexander, Spencer, Adelyn and Amelia; previous wife and friend, Susan Shaw and siblings, Stella Zitney and Louis Zitney (Chuck).
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Zitney-Felton.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Friday from 1pm – 8pm and on Saturday from 9am until 10am when the Blessing Service will be held with Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as Celebrant.
Committal will follow at Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville.
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