Paul Robert Di Fabio

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 20, 2022

Paul Robert Di Fabio, 88, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022. He was born June 22, 1933 in Christy Park and was the son of the late Antonio V. and Anna (Berardi) Di Fabio. Paul was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak, The American Legion, and McKeesport Kiwanis Club for over 50 years where he was president from 1971-1972 and was instrumental in the Interfaith Chapel at McKeesport Hospital. He was a US Army Veteran  and served as a Military Policeman. Paul began his career in the automobile business as Service Manager of the former Peckman Motors in Versailles, and then became proprietor of Di Fabio Amoco in McKeesport. He retired from the former Tom Clark Chevrolet in McKeesport after selling over 4000 cars. Paul was an avid Steelers fan and attended 5 Super Bowls.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Mildred (Ryan) DiFabio, daughters, Marci (Vincent) Matthews of Sutersville and Trudi Di Fabio of Homestead, grandson, Vincent Paul Matthews, great-granddaughter, Avery Taylor Matthews, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Josie, Mary, Margaret, and Evelyn and brothers, Tony, Johny, and Ancey. Friends are welcome Monday, June 20, 2022 from 6-8 pm and Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10 am at Faith Lutheran Church, White Oak. The Rev. Michael Ryan will be officiating.  Interment with Military Honors will follow at the West Newton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church at 1656 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 or the McKeesport-White Oak Kiwanis Club. Condolences may be made at

Originally published June 20, 2022.

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