SALEM - A memorial Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Philip Rogers at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the St. Charles Church in Boardman for Paul Joseph Vild, 41, who died July 24, 2012 at the DeKalb Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.
Paul was born Sept. 17, 1970 in Cleveland, a son of Joseph and Jeanne Vild, moving with his family to Boardman in 1975. He attended Boardman schools and proudly graduated from Boardman High School in 1989.
He lived in the Atlanta, Georgia area since 2001, working as a landscaper. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan.
Paul is survived by his parents of Boardman; his beloved daughter, Hope Marie Vild of Newton Falls; his sister, Susan (Lewis) Pittman of Salem; a niece, Shaylyn; nephews, Matt, Josh, Christian, Jacob and Joseph; aunt and uncle, Fran and Richard Bolock of Adena, Ohio; uncle, Gerald Vild of Bridgeport, Ohio; and several cousins.
The family will receive friends at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the Mass.