Paul N. Seckman

September 11, 1928 - September 12, 2013

09/11/1928 - 09/12/2013


Paul N. Seckman
Age 85

Paul N. Seckman 85, passed away at home on Thursday morning, September 12, 2013.
He was born in East Liverpool, OH on September 11, 1928, a son of the late Naaman and Goldie Bennett Seckman.

Mr. Seckman had formerly owned and operated Presswell Dry Cleaners in Calcutta for over forty years. He was also the developer and builder of multiple homes in Old Farm Village where neighbors affectionately referred to him as “The Mayor”. He was a 1946 graduate of East Liverpool High School and a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church where he was presently serving as a Trustee. He belonged to East Liverpool Elks Lodge #258, Calcutta Rotary, East Liverpool Jaycees, was a past chairman of United Way of Southern Columbiana County and past president of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce. He also served as past president of Ohio Dry Cleaners Association. As an avid horse lover from a young age, Paul taught many area children how to ride and served as a judge for American Horse Show Association.

His wife of over sixty years, Eileen D. Coakley Seckman survives him at home. They were married April 13, 1952.

Surviving are two daughters, Paula Chamberlain of Calcutta and Lori Nocella and her husband, John of Pittsburgh, PA and 3 grandchildren, Chad Wilkinson of Calcutta, OH, Jack Nocella and Ava Nocella of Pittsburgh, PA. Paul, who was known as “Pappy” his to his three grandkids, cherished the time he spent with them and his loved ones.

Along with his parents, a brother, Herman Seckman and a sister June Laughlin preceded him in death.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin Maclean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 12:00 Noon with Rev. Stephen Cramer of the church, officiating.

Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta today, Friday, September 13, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and tomorrow from 10:00 AM up until the time of the service at Noon.

Following the services on Saturday, family and friends will gather for food and fellowship at Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church or Valley Hospice

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Bob and Pat Trotter
8 years ago

Dear Eileen and Family,

It was with deep sadness that we read of Paul’s passing as it always is when a good friend is no longer with us. Please know that our love and prayers are with you and asking for God to comfort and strengthen you at this time.

Bob and Pat

Kim Lane
8 years ago

Dear Paula and family

I am so sorry to hear about your loss, I have many fond memories of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Dana Hughes Wright
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Paul was a great man and I will miss that smile of his! God bless…

Jeff Adkins
8 years ago

Lori and Family,

I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers…

Dana Merriman
8 years ago

Paula my friend : I am so sorry for the loss of your dad : I had only met him a couple of times through Mark, and you. He was pretty cool, and joyful. His legacy carries in you with pride. I wish the best for your family. Love and see you soon as we always say…

Jim Williamson
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss,Paul was a true friend-and great neighbor, I am in Columbus for the birth of my granddaughter, please forgive me, you know I am there in spirit. Jim Williamson and family

JIm Corbett
8 years ago

You have my ondolences Paula and your mom and sister. Your dad was agreat guyhe was like a father to me years ago. I remeber when your parents had the dry cleaning business in Pleasant Heightrs and dyou was my first girlfriend to give a valentime too hope you remmber but you probly dont I cant come tot he funeral home because I am in Adkins Care Center so please accept my condolenced and I will get in touch with you later

tell your mom and sister Your father is in heaven looking down on your family by for now