Paul L. McDonald

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Paul L. McDonald, 92, of North Huntingdon, died Monday January 29, 2018. He was born October 19, 1925 in East McKeesport, a son of the late Leonard S. and Emma C. (Rolison) McDonald and was also preceded in death by his wife Grace J. (Rankin) Vranich McDonald, and his siblings Harry McDonald, Mary Caldwell, and Helen Bernhardy. Paul was a retired tool and die maker for Westinghouse Airbrake Co., Wilmerding, a member of Norwin Alliance Church, Shidle Lodge No. 601, Free and Accepted Masons, Irwin, and Syria Temple, Pittsburgh. He is survived by his children Paul L. McDonald Jr. and his wife Barbara of CA, Elaine McDonald of East McKeesport, Mark Vranich and his wife Cindi of FL, Carole Hancsak of UT, Martin Vranich and Cathy McDeavitt and her husband Thomas both of FL, Corrine Zecchini and her husband Thomas of North Huntingdon, and Connie Vranich of FL; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Robert Daniels, officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Masonic funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. For online condolences please visit

Originally published January 31, 2018.

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