Paul R. Blechman

Nov 10 1924
Aug 19 2018
93 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Paul R. Blechman, 93, of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Harrison Senior Living Center of Christiana, PA.  He was the widow of Evelyn Stanley Blechman.

Born in West Chester, Paul was the son of the late Louis and Pearl (Waldman) Blechman.  He was a graduate of Scott High School.  

He served honorably in the US Army during W.W.II, fighting in Normandy, Rhineland, and the Ardennes, earning a Purple Heart in combat in Germany and five Bronze Battle Stars.

He is survived by three children: Judith Berkheimer, wife of David, of Coatesville, Paula Ferris, wife of Hashem, of Downingtown, and Deborah Warner, wife of Irvin, of Coatesville; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; two brothers, Leonard and Robert Blechman and his son-in-law Larry Pollard of Wagontown.  He was predeceased by his daughter, Dixie L. Pollard and grandson David Berkheimer, Jr..

The Graveside service will be held on Friday, August 24th at 10 AM at Hephzibah Baptist Cemetery, 2237 Strasburg Rd, East Fallowfield, PA 19320.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul's memory to Wounded Warriors Family Support, 920 S. 107th Ave., Suite 250, Omaha, NE 68114.  

Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Aug 24 2018 - 10:00am
Service Location: 
Hephzibah Baptist Cemetery


I’m Ira’s daughter. I’m so sorry to hear about this about Paul. We all are. 

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I will miss you Pop. Thank you for the great memories. I enjoyed our rides through Coatesville together and you talking about your childhood. Grandmom and Grandpop Blechman, Mommom, Aunt Dixie and David will be happy to see you. Love you Marci

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May you Rest In Peace Pop. Unfortunately I never got the opportunity to spend lots of time with you, but the time I did was cherished. The cousins and I giving you a hard time and you would just laugh and we would run out and do it all over again. You will be missed by many, day hello to my Dad for me. 


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Calvin and I send our heartfelt condolences to The Paul Blechman family. May he be held in the arms of his maker, and be forever in peace. Hugs Judy.

Sharon (McGinnis) Stoltzfus and Calvin Stoltzfus


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Even though we didn't get to spend as much time together in the past few years, I'm thankful for the time spent together when I was younger. I always enjoyed visiting you and doing silly things and making you laugh. Love ya Pop

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