Paul Stanley Mushinski
December 28, 1927 – November 27, 2019
Paul S. Mushinski, 91, took his last breath on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Waco. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, December 2, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marlin with Rev. Gregory McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bremond. Visitation will be held at 6-8 PM with a Rosary at 7:00 PM Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Adams Funeral Home.
Paul was born in Bremond, Tx. To Lige Mushinski and Stella Markowski Mushinski on December 28, 1927. He attended schools in Bremond and then joined the Air Force to serve his country. After the Air Force, Paul became a first responder joining the City of Houston Fire Department. He retired after 30 years of service as a Captain.
Paul was an avid domino player, playing “84” with the Marlin Senior Civic Group and “42” at the Frieden Church & B-B-Q & M Café in Riesel. He also played in various tournaments in the surrounding area, bringing home several trophies. Prior to living in Marlin he lived on Lake Houston and spent a great deal of time fishing on the lake where he was known as “Catfish Paul”. Paul loved gardening and always made a good crop of vegetables.
Paul married Pauline Fitz in January 1951 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marlin. To this union two sons were born, Larry and Billie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Pauline; son Larry; 4 brothers, L. B. Mushinski, A.J. Mushinski, Stanley Mushinski and Lee Mushinski; one sister Natalie Duhr, and his step grandson, Chris Colby.
Surviving Paul are his second wife, Clara Nowaski Mushinski; son and daughter-in-law, Billie and Dot ;daughter-in-law Janet Mushinski; sister, Connie Gannon; 4 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; step-children, Gerry and Debbie Nowaski, Tim Nowaski, Gene and Donna Wilkey, and Sam and Karen Nowaski; 13 step-grandchildren; 25 step-great-grandchildren; and 2 step great-great grandchildren.
- Josh Nowaski
- Randy Lamb
- Joey Mushinski
- Tommy Mushinski
- Ricky Mushinski
- Ernie Mushinski
- Visitation Sunday, December 1, 2019
- Rosary Sunday, December 1, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Monday, December 2, 2019