Paul Ernest Henretty

Paul Ernest Henretty 82, formerly of Oregon, Ohio, passed away early Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020 at Avalon Springs Nursing Center in Mercer, PA.

He was born in Greenville, PA on January 13, 1938 to the late Ernest and Dorothy (Andrews) Henretty.

Paul graduated from Farrell High School in 1957, then served in the Army until 1959. He loved taking pictures and had a passion for photographing old barns. During the 1960’s he worked as a news photographer for channel 13 in Toledo, OH and he also contributed as a photographer to The Press Newspaper in Millbury, OH where he was employed as Circulation Manager for 10 years. 

He was a VFW member and enjoyed playing bingo and gambling. Prior to his illness, he loved spending time with his friends, Ernie and Peggy.

Paul is survived by: a sister, Judith A. Pence of Sharon, several nieces and nephews, including Vickie Roby and her husband, Dan, James Smith and his wife, Ginger, Joe Smith and his wife, Crystal, and Wayne Fitzgerald and his wife, Amy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two sisters, Patricia Rae Henretty, and infant Carol L. Henretty; four brothers, George P. Henretty, Robert D. McCann, William E. Henretty, and Thomas E. Henretty; and a niece, Susan Marie Redmond.

No services will be held, and cremains will be buried at Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville. Memorial contributions can be made to: Avalon Springs Nursing Center, 745 Greenville Rd, Mercer, PA, 16137. Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at:



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