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Paul S. Starr Sr.


Paul Spencer Starr Sr., 85, of Lexington Park, Md. passed away January 22, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

He was born November 22, 1931 in Sanford, Fla. to the late William Law and Ora Kate Smith Starr.

On August 4, 1951, he married his beloved wife, Revena Starr. Together they celebrated over 65 wonderful years of marriage. He proudly served four years in the United States Air Force before being Honorably Discharged. He was employed as an air traffic controller with the U.S. government for over 35 dedicated years until his retirement in 1986. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing the slots at the casinos and bingo. He was an avid football and baseball fan, especially for the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees. His family was his greatest love, and he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the American Legion.

Paul is survived by his children, Paul Starr Jr. (Debbie) of Lusby, Md., Terry Starr (Hazel) of Great Mills, Md., Harold Starr of Lexington Park, Md. and Deane Starr of Lusby, Md.; his brothers, Wallace Starr of New Jersey and Gordon Starr of Florida; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence Starr.

A memorial service for Paul will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, Post Office Box 330, Lexington Park, MD 20653.

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The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home with the funeral arrangements.