Paul J. Hartwig

August 17, 1958 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old
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Paul Hartwig Obituary

Paul Hartwig completed his earthly journey on January 5, 2024 with his family by his side.

A proud Northside native, Paul was one of eight children who made Youngstown their playground. A 1976 graduate of Ursuline High School, he loved his time in the steel industry and later, with the Mahoning Valley Community School working alongside one of his closest friends. His greatest joy was getting to share moments with his loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his parents Warren “Babe” and Patricia Hartwig; brothers and sister Tom, John, and Mary Hartwig; brother-in-law Jerry Resatar; and best friend C.R. (Chuck Richards). 

He is survived by the love of his life, Pam Scharrer; his treasures, children P.J. (Katrina), Jason, and Kati Hartwig; mother of his children and loving friend, Linda Hartwig; adored step-daughter Kathleen (Robert) Graham; close-knit siblings Robert Hartwig, Bill Hartwig, Patty Resatar, and Sue (Rich) Sferra; loving granddaughters Madison, Allison, and Tenley Graham; and cherished nieces and nephews Cathi (Chuck) Christopher, Matt Resatar, Anthony (Tori) Sferra, Audrey Sferra, John (Courtney) Hartwig, Brian (KerriAnn) Hartwig, and Stacy (John) Best.

Visitation will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, January 19, at St. Edward Roman Catholic Church. Monsignor Robert Siffrin will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Paul will be remembered for his quick wit, love for the Cleveland Browns and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, and the way he adored his family, friends, and granddog, Lily. The memories he’s made with so many will live on through conversations and laughs shared over cold beers and a good slice of Youngstown pizza.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Paul’s memory to the American Heart Association and/or the American Cancer Society.

Paul’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Sandy Naples, a dear friend and family doctor for many years, and the ICU nurses at St. Elizabeth Hospital Youngstown who cared for Paul and the family like their own.

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January 19, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:50 AM
St. Edward Church
240 Tod Lane
Youngstown, Ohio 44504

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January 19, 2024

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St. Edward Church
240 Tod Lane
Youngstown, Ohio 44504


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