Paul P. Duka Jr., 88, of Wadsworth passed away Thursday, July 13, 2023. He was born December 3, 1934, in Cleveland to the late Paul and Elizabeth Duka.
Mr. Duka was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was an employee of General Motors for 30 years. During his career with GM he worked at the Terex Plant in Hudson, the Cadillac Tank Plant in Cleveland and the Toledo Powertrain Plant. His hobbies included bowling, boating, fishing, and visiting casinos.
Paul is survived by his wife of 64 years Lila, son Paul Douglas Duka of Wadsworth, daughter Mari D. Helton, grandson Arliss D. Helton II, granddaughter Joelle Helton, all of Fayetteville, TN, his brothers Eugene Duka of CA, John Duka of Painesville and special nephews Dennis (Charlene) Pastor of Canal Fulton and Jack Pastor of Copley.
Services with military honors will be held at 1:15pm on August 8, 2023 at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.