Paul Albert Vnencak

Born in Boonton, NJ on June 19, 1921

Departed on August 15, 2012 and resided in Nashville, TN

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VNENCAK, Paul- Age 91. Paul fell asleep in Christ on August 15, 2012 in Nashville. "Colonel V" was a Decorated War Hero who enlisted in the Marines in 1941 and received a Battlefield Commission at Iwo Jima. He fought at the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War and 18 years later fought in the Vietnam War. He retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army in 1976. Preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Solt Vnencak; son-in-law, D. Michael Carpenter; parents, Paul and Mary Vnencak and many loving brothers and sisters, who resided in Boonton, NJ. He is survived by his brother, Albert Vnencak and sister, Marguerite DiFiore; children, Cindy Vnencak-Jones Donald Jones and Victoria Carpenter; grandchildren, Cameron and Kelly Jones, Kristin Waller Elliott and Nicole Dowling Gerry; great-grandchild, Caleb Waller and many special nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be at 4 pm on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at his church, Redeemer Lutheran, 800 Bellevue Road, Nashville. Visitation will be Saturday, 5-8 pm at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A service will also take place Thursday August 23, 2012 at 11 am in the chapel at J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant, SC. Visitation will immediately precede this service. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church Gospel Outreach. HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 9090 Hwy 100, NASHVILLE, 615-646-9292.

2 Comments to Paul Albert Vnencak

  1. David J. Rockow
    August 17, 2012 12:00 am

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. Emily Lewis
    August 17, 2012 12:00 am

    Sending our love, support and condolences your way. Words can not comfort your loss, but May your father’s memory live on in the hearts of all those who loved him.