Official Obituary of

Michael Augustus Paul

November 27, 1992 ~ July 25, 2023 (age 30) 30 Years Old

Michael Paul Obituary

Michael Augustus Paul, lovingly known as Tug, Big Mike, and Junior passed away July 25, 2023.

Michael was born November 27, 1992 to Michael Paul and Nicole Novak in Washington, PA.

Michael grew up in Ohio where he participated in youth rodeo, football and loved to hunt, most recently in his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with friends and family, going to the gym, good food and good music, and a patriot through and through.

Michael lived large and invincible and always on his own terms. His loved ones describe him as witty, a brother, a best friend, having a contagious smile and a heart bigger than the sky.

Michael was a natural born equipment operator and truck driver and worked as such for many different companies.

In early 2020 Michael bought Cherry Tree service and formed High Class Land Management LLC. In 2022, he became a partner with Coulson Tree Service of Laverne, Alabama where he planned his winter work. He was so very proud of his businesses, priding himself on his hard work, always going above and beyond for every customer.

Michael is survived by his father, Michael (Kelly) Paul, mother Nicole (Jay Speeney) Novak, sister Kylee (Bill) Craig, maternal grandmother Joyce Novak, paternal grandparents Grayson and Carol Paul, Nieces and nephews Waylon, Alivia and Charlee, step sisters Sierra (Rob), and Kylee, step brother Jeremy, step niece and nephew Layken and Karter, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Michael was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Carl "Sonny" Novak, and uncle Carl "Reaper" Novak, step sister Trisha and the absolute love of his life, Milena. 

Friends will be received from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Avenue in Washington where funeral services will be held at 12:00 on Monday July 31, 2023 with Rev. Sandra Conti Officiating.  Interment will follow in Lone Pine Cemetery.

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July 30, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home
1290 Jefferson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301

Funeral Service
July 31, 2023

12:00 PM
Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home
1290 Jefferson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301


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