Paul R. Vamos, 87, of Conneautville, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 11, 2020. He was born in Erie, on June 10, 1933, son of the late Paul F. and Annette Viktorski Vamos. He married Virginia Ann Robinson on February 14, 1953, and they celebrated 50 years of marriage. She preceded him in death on August 11, 2003. Paul was a graduate of East High School, was ordained for ministry through Ohio Christian University, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University for secondary English education.
He enjoyed teaching high school English classes at Union City Area High School and also substituted at Lakeview High School in Sandy Lake, PA. Paul had served as the pastor of Wilkins Community Church for several years and had more recently attended the Conneautville Church of Christ. In his younger days he was a very active member in the sportsman’s club of Union City and for many years participated in local ham radio activities.
Survivors include his daughters, Kathy Tripp of Conneaut Lake; Karen Simmons and her husband, Brian, of Meadville; and Kristine Smith and her husband, Kent, of Conneautville; two sons, Ken Vamos and his wife, Perla, of Strasburg, Colorado; and Kevin Vamos and his wife, Beth, of Obrien, Florida; four grandchildren, Valerie Tripp-Mankame; Shannon Balloun; Stephanie Sherman and Sarah Warren; also six great-grandchildren, Sam, Grace, Avi, Cora, Zella, and Noelle.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, and his sisters, Irene Majewski and Eleanor Johnson.
The Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335 has been entrusted with the care of arrangements.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Voice of The Martyrs, 1815 SE Bison Rd., Bartlesville, OK 74006.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Paul's Book of Memories at www.warrenfh.com