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Paul M. Hart, 71, of Westville, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Hawthorne Inn, Danville, after lengthy battle of cancer.
He was born October 16, 1946, in Danville, Ill., the son of Paul and Charlotte (Sliva) Hart.
He will be dearly missed by: mother, Charlotte (Sliva) Hart of Westville; aunts, Betty Porcheddu of Indianapolis and Leah Yerem of Westville, Alice Silva of Westville; long-time close and special friend, Debra Magness of Lowell, Ind.; many cousins and friends; foster nieces, Cheon, Bethany, Bailey, Kadence and Chloe. Paul is preceded in death by: father, Paul V. Hart; brothers, Larry and Richard "Rick" Hart; uncles, John Hart, Jake and John Sliva.
While growing up, Paul was active in Westville sports, like baseball and basketball. Graduating from Westville High School in 1964, he received the Sportsman's Award his senior year. He then attended Indiana University. After college, he became the manager of Westville Park Recreation. He loved to ride his bike and walk his dog all over town.
A celebration of Paul's life will be at noon Thursday, November 30, at Sunset- Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St, Westville. Pastor David Roberts-Mosser will be officiating. Burial will be in McKendree Cemetery, Westville. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to Trinity United Church of Christ or Forest Glen County Preserve, where he would spend most of his time with his brothers and his dog named, Wolfy. Please join the family in sharing memories, photos and videos on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfunerahome.com
Published on November 28, 2017
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