READING DEMONSTRATION – Blatchley Middle School students read books in City Hall corridors this morning as part of a Discover Your Potential Week "Guerilla Read-In" program led by middle school language arts teacher Janelle Farvour. Students will be reading books while in public spaces during the next two days to promote literacy and demonstrate how "you can read anytime, anywhere!" (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Patrick Paul Jr.

Services for Patrick Paul Jr. are scheduled 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at ANB Founders Hall. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. with potluck to follow at ANB Founders Hall.
Patrick died Dec. 3 at his home in Anchorage. He was 60.
He was born Dec. 11, 1951, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Juneau. He was the oldest child of Patrick J. Paul Sr, and Irene (Gamble) Paul.  His Tlingit name was Gweilk’, of the Raven Dog Salmon clan.  A child of the Tlienadee clan, Patrick cherished his culture and was a proud representative of his people.
Patrick lived in Sitka and worked for the Alaska Pulp Corp. until the shutdown in 1993. Afterward he moved to Anchorage to seek employment and attend classes at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he majored in paralegal studies. His most recent passion was caring for his three young great-nephews in Anchorage.
Patrick’s nurturing personality and willingness to make sacrifices for the greater good made him an invaluable member of humanity, as well as to his family.
Patrick will be forever remembered by his mother Irene; his brothers, Erick, Larry, George, Frank and Alfred; sisters Patricia and Roberta; nieces; Deidre, Celeste, and Fusi; nephews; Charles, John, Dylan, and Shadrach; and his great-nephews, Conner, William, and Riley Paul.
Pallbearers will be: Steve Gullegde, Spike Arnold, Gerry Hope, K.L. Nielsen, Andrew Roberts, Pete Karras Jr., Ernie Karras, James Bennett, Kyle Young, Henry Johnson Sr., and Darrell Austin Jr.

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