Paul James Kudlak, 77, of Wheeling, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling.

He was born March 27, 1942, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late McCoy “Mac” and Priscilla DePriest Kudlak.

Paul was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Benwood and he was a retired prep cook for Mitchell’s Restaurant in Moundsville, WV.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Priscilla Matheny, Norma Lee Dunn, and Virginia “Susie” Zervos, who died March, 2020; brother, McCoy “Mac” Kudlak, Jr.

Paul was survived by his daughter, Crystal Lynne (Donald) Bronchik of Reynoldsburg, OH; a granddaughter, Allison (Dany) Bronchik; a sister, Joan Shelek of Benwood, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. A private graveside service was held at the convenience of the family in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 36 & Jacob Street, Wheeling, WV (304-232-4060)

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1057 Boggs Run Road, Benwood, WV 26031 (304-233-2292)

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.