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Paul J. Slivinski

May 5, 1926 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 92)

Obituary

“If you go off into a far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you are connected to everything.”   - Alan Watts

PAUL J. SLIVINSKI of Oak Park, IL (formerly of Berwyn, IL) passed away on October 15, 2018.  Paul lived an abundant, creative 92 years.  He was a loving husband to Helen Slivinski (nee Kaspar) for 62 years; father to Ann Slivinski, Lucy Slivinski and David Slivinski; and grandfather to Theo Glaser, Vanessa Slivinski, Kindra Slivinski, and Matthew Slivinski.  Paul was born in Chicago to immigrant parents from Lithuania.  He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the U.S. Navy.  Paul touched many lives for many years as an educator:   as a Biology teacher (St. Ignatius High School in Chicago) and as a school principal at Pershing School in Berwyn.  Paul was also an artist and actor who lived his life with purpose and passion.

A celebration of his life will be held on November 17 at the Third Unitarian Church in Chicago.  Contact 708-912-5901 for more information.

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