Paul J. Rash, 77, of Quakertown went to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep at his home on March 5, 2023. He was the husband of Patricia (Markley) Rash with whom he celebrated 43 years of marriage last October. Born on October 11, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pa he was the son of the late Harry and Harriet (Knowles) Rash. Paul worked as a concrete truck driver for more than 30 years and in 2009, retired from JDM Materials, out of the Telford Plant. He was a member of Teamsters Local 384 for 26 years. Paul graduated from Souderton High School in 1963. He was a member of the former St. John’s Lutheran Church in Quakertown, where he served 6 years on Church Council three years as Recording Secretary and one year as Vice President. Paul volunteered for his son Nathan’s Cub Scout Troop #55 as chairman of the Pinewood Derby and as cooking merit badge counselor. He also enjoyed telling jokes, playing the lottery, gardening, cooking, and HO Model Railroad Trains. Paul deeply enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his wife Pat, he is survived by two children a daughter Laura Case [Lon] of Pennsburg, PA, one son Nathan [Steph] of Emmaus, PA; five grandchildren Martin Cataldi, Brittany Bombara, Deanna Bombara, Alivia Case, and Carter Case; two sisters Harriet Rash of Hatfield, PA and Terri Lewis [Jack] of Quakertown, PA, and a brother Harry Rash [Sheree] of Telford, PA. He was predeceased in death by a sister Kathleen Buck, a daughter Doris “Dee-Dee” Bombara, a son-in-law Kenneth Bombara, and a son Paul Rash, Jr. Paul’s wishes were to have a memorial service to celebrate his life with family and friends which will be held on Friday March 10th, at Franconia Heritage Banquet & Conference Center 508 Harleysville Pike, Telford, Pa 18969. Social gathering 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., with luncheon served at noon. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Boy Scouts of America, Washington Crossing Council 1 Scout Way Doylestown, PA 18901, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or The Sellersville Fire Department P.O. Box 315 Sellersville, Pa 18960. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown.
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Boy Scout of America Washington Crossing Council
1 Scout Way, Doylestown PA 18901
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Sellersville Fire Department
2 N. Main St., P. O. Box 315, Sellersville PA 18960