Rev. Paul Dennis Poole

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 23, 2019

Rev. Paul Dennis Poole, 63, Irwin, went to his eternal reward on Friday, November 22. He was born December 5, 1955 in Mount Pleasant, the son of the late William R and Marjorie (Hillen) Poole. He graduated from Southmoreland High School and Central Bible College in Springfield, MO. For over 41 years, Pastor Poole served as an Assemblies of God pastor in churches in Latrobe, New Castle, Beaver, Beaver Falls and Irwin, Pennsylvania as well as in Edgewood, Maryland. In all that he did, he loved people! Throughout his life and ministry he strived to live as an example of Christ. He loved to laugh and spend time with his children and grandchildren.
Paul loved and was loved by his many nieces and nephews. His hobbies included following the Pittsburgh Pirates and traveling with his wife. Paul was a compassionate and sincere man. Even when facing a life-threatening accident in May, and then a cancer diagnosis in November, he continued to believe that God is good! He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sharon (Kasparek) Poole; two children, Rev. Nicholas (Heidi) Poole of Irwin and Natasha Poole of Beaver Falls; three grandchildren, Zackariah, Evelyn and Lukas; and brothers William (Kim) Poole of Tarrs and Dr. David Thomas of North Huntingdon. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. Additional viewing will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Church, 8653 Pennsylvania Ave, North Huntingdon, with a funeral service following at 6:30 p.m. Everyone will gather at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Church for a procession to Brush Creek Cemetery for Paul’s interment. For online condolences please visit

Originally published November 23, 2019.

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