Father Paul G. Obrimski, 81, died April 27.
Born in Philadelphia the son of the late Stanley Obrimski and the late Anna (Wheeler) Obrimski, he attended Holy Family School in Philadelphia and Roman Catholic High School.
He also pursued further education at St. Francis College, Loretto, Immaculate Conception College, Darlington, and the Catholic University of America.
He was ordained May 16, 1970 by Bishop James Hogan for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, and later served in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Father Obrimski was incardinated into the Philadelphia Archdiocese in 2008 and served as a parochial vicar at St. Martha Parish, Philadelphia and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Philadelphia. He retired in 2013.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic his funeral Mass and interment were private. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
Father Obrimski is survived by his brother Stephen (Joan) Obrimski, his sister, Sister Mary Sharon, I.H.M., and nephews and great nephews.
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