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Funeral arrangements pending for Trumbull County Commissioner Paul Heltzel

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HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Funeral arrangements are pending for Trumbull County Commissioner Paul E. Heltzel.

Mr. Heltzel passed away early Monday morning at his home in Howland following a battle with colon cancer.
Arrangements
  • being prepared by the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, 126 W Park Ave, Niles, are expected to be finalized by Tuesday evening. Commissioner Heltzel was 69.

    Heltzel is survived by his wife Rosemary and four children, Ryan, Michael, Robert and Paul.

  • Mr. Heltzel attended St. Stephen's School in Niles, Ohio for his primary education. He graduated with honors from Gilmour Academy Gates Mills, Ohio. Mr. Heltzel received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Management with honors from John Carroll University. His post-graduate education includes the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he earned an MBA degree in Finance. Mr. Heltzel received his Juris Doctor Degree from the School of Law, University of Notre Dame.

    After graduating from college, Mr. Heltzel worked as a Community Organization Worker with Vista Volunteers. After that, he worked as a Credit Analyst in the commercial loan department of the First National Bank of Miami, Miami, Florida.

    After receiving his MBA, Mr. Heltzel worked in the Ford Division Controller's Office of the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan, followed by a position as a Financial Consultant for Booz Allen and Hamilton at its Cleveland, Ohio office. He then served as director, Distributor and International Sales for the American Motors Corporation (Wheel Horse Products Company) located in South Bend, Indiana.

    After obtaining his law degree, Mr. Heltzel was employed as a Staff Attorney at Nadler and Nadler C. LPA specializing in Corporate/Business and Bankruptcy Law.

    He was hired by Prosecutor Dennis Watkins in 1984 as Chief Counsel of the Civil Division for the Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office.

    During his tenure in the Prosecutor's Office, Mr. Heltzel was also appointed by Ohio Attorney General, Anthony Celebrezze, as Special Counsel, Ohio Attorney General. He practiced law at the law firm of Delbene, LaPolla and Thomas, in an Of Counsel capacity in Warren.

    .Mr. Heltzel had been a member of the Board of Directors, Warren General Hospital, Chairman of the Finance Committee for St. Stephen Church, and Chairman of the St. Stephen Values and Vision Campaign (Youngstown Diocese High School Endowment Fund Drive).

    Mr. Heltzel's past services in Trumbull County include: Chairman of the Trumbull County Bar Association Computer Committee, Trumbull County Bar Grievance Committee, former Treasurer for the Trumbull County Democratic Party, Trumbull County Precinct Committeeman and former Executive Committee Member.
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