Paul Materiuk, Death: Paul Materiuk, 41-year-old, of Owen Sound, Ontario, an Owen Sound Fire and Emergency Services member, passed away unexpectedly while off-duty on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Flags at City Hall and Owen Sound Fire and Emergency Services are lowered to half-mast in recognition of Paul’s passing and his years of service to the Owen Sound community. He is survived by his parents, friends, and colleagues.
According to Paul’s Facebook page, he is from Ontario, London. In 2014, he moved to Frankford Ontario. he has been part of Owen Sound Firefighter for 5 years and is active in supporting veterans in the community, including leadership in the City’s Remembrance Day events and assisting in the past with the Fire Department’s annual holiday toy drive. He began working with Owen Sound Fire Services in August of 2016. He is the son of Patricia and Jim.
Mykl Laves a friend of Paul on a Facebook post says he hopes he is in absolute peace, and that he will forever be in his heart. “My Dearest Friend. I hope you are in absolute peace brother. A couple of days ago we were laughing and reflecting on some great times. You asked me to travel South with you. I couldn’t go and you immediately understood my circumstances and offered some kind and supporting words. I hope you knew how much you meant to me and to all the people in your life. I hope you knew how much I cared about you. How much we loved you & I hope you know that my memories of you are absolutely amazing I miss you Paul J Materiuk & you will forever be in my heart.”
Paul Materiuk’s obituary will be organized by the family.