Paul Oliver, 1948-2017

Paul Oliver, 68, of LaPorte, died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Franciscan Communities Hospice.

He was born Oct. 16, 1948, in Rensselaer, IN, to Charles and Dora  (Fairchild) Oliver.

Paul loved the Chicago Cubs and Bears. He enjoyed playing games on the computer and liked old cars.

On June 20, 1981, in LaPorte, he married Beverly Snyder, who survives.

Also surviving are his beloved daughter, Teresa (Ryan) Griffin of Kouts, IN; stepchildren, Tammy Ippolito of Joliet, IL, Lisa Bono of Westville, IN, Blaine (Jen) Snyder of New Carlisle, IN, Dennis Snyder of North Carolina, and Todd (Yevette) Snyder of Rolling Prairie, IN; grandchildren, Kyle Oliver, Curtis, Paige, Connor, and Owen Griffin; step-grandchildren, Andrew (Liz) Snyder, Adam (Jackie) Snyder, Jessica (Eric) Snyder, Jackie (Robert) Lantero, Ben Hall, Steven Hall, and Jessica Hall; nine step-great-grandchildren; and sister, Carolyn (Bruce) Shepherd of Wheatfield, IN.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 12, at  Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte, with Pastor Rodney Nielsen officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, May 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to AA/YANA Service Club, 1621 Roberts St., LaPorte, IN 46350.

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2 Responses to “Paul Oliver, 1948-2017”

  1. Scott & Tracy Banghart

    May 07. 2017

    Paul was always so kind and smiling every time we saw him. He was a great neighbor and will be missed. Our heart goes out to his family, may they find comfort in the coming days. I’ll miss seeing him on his riding lawn mower!

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  2. Dennis and Kaye Zabel

    Jun 01. 2017

    So sorry to hear of Paul passing Bev. We just heard about it.
    You have our sincere sympathy.

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