Paul Jerome Like

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Paul Jerome Like, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Genacross Lutheran Services Napoleon Campus. He was born on October 1, 1927 to Arthur and Marie (Mangas) Like. Paul was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. He worked for Toledo Edison Company, retiring after 42 years of service. Paul was a longtime member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Napoleon. He enjoyed many hours at the Henry County Senior Center. Paul loved to travel, with a special interest in the western states of the U.S. He also was an avid motorcycle enthusiast for many years.
Paul is survived by his children, Paul "Jerry" Like Jr., Julie Ann (Ron) Nagley, and Bradley Allen Like; siblings, Elizabeth "Betty" Lemon, Rose Marie (David) Ellis, Margaret Ann Heitman, Deborah Louise (David) Matthews: sister-in-law, Marcile Like; grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Thomas Like, Richard Like, and Mary Jean Flory; and brothers-in-law, Carlton Lemon and Donald Flory.
Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Napoleon, where the Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m., officiated by Reverend Albert Ceranowski. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Augustine Church and School, or to Henry County Hospice. Arrangements are entrusted to Snyder-Wesche-Hoening Funeral Home in Napoleon.


  Visitation

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

St. Augustine Catholic Church, 221 East Clinton Street, Napoleon, OH 43545

  Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 11 a.m.

St. Augustine Catholic Church, 221 East Clinton St., Napoleon, OH 43545

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On this long 4th of July weekend, we are very grateful for Paul's military service, having defended our freedoms that we enjoy today in our patriotic country. Now and in the days ahead, may Jesus our God of comfort and peace hold you all in the palm of His hand as you remember and celebrate his life legacy. We have found the words of our risen Lord in song to help us through the different seasons of life, and we thoughtfully share: 'Be not afraid. I go before you always. Come, follow Me, and I will give you rest'. May our Lord richly bless you all.

 Posted July 4, 2017 - 12:24am
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Dear Family of Paul,
I am very sorry for your loss, in times like this we can be grief stricken and can not find comfort but our creator can help us. At 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 states be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God. He also promises to end all the suffering we see today. (Revelation 21:4) And he also promises that we will see our loved ones again at Acts 25:15 says And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous. so we truly can look forward to that promise.

 Posted July 1, 2017 - 11:03pm

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