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Paul Oblin Thursday December 29th 2022

The family announces with great sorrow his peaceful passing at the Temiskaming Hospital on December 29, 2022 at the age of 88 with his family at his side after a brief illness
Paul was born in Cobalt to Paul Oblin Sr and Bernadette Beaudin on February 5, 1934. He was the oldest of six. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Maurice. He is survived by his siblings Rita Poppleton (late Jerry McAndrew), Jeannette Audette (Raymond), Roger Oblin (Rejeanne) and George Oblin (Caroline). Paul is also survived by his sister in law, Patricia Oblin
Paul married Shirley Hart in 1955 and together they raised five children. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley and his eldest son, Dean. He is survived by his children Sandra Oblin (Ken Koski), Robert Oblin, Tracey Vos (Charlie) and Paula Benoit (Ron). He is also survived by his five grandchildren Todd Dufresne, Jordan Oblin, Brenden Benoit(Jenna), Brianna Benoit and Emma Oblin.
Paul is also survived by his in-laws Jack Hart (Janet) and Jean Urekar (late Frank). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Paul was a natural born entrepreneur. He started many businesses throughout his life. He owned his first restaurant at just 20 years old. He was the first to bring a pizzaria to the Tri-town area. He was the proud owner of Paul’s Billiards in Cobalt for many years. Snooker was a passion of his therefore owning a Billiard hall was a great choice. In his later years, Paul competed in the Seniors’ games and ended up going to the all Ontario for snooker. He won the Bronze medal, which was a huge source of pride and accomplishment for him. He dabbled in many other businesses such as flipping houses, selling real estate, owner of Don’s Septic Service and Gillies Lake Cottages into his 80s.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Temiskaming Hospital for the excellent care during his short stay. We would also like to thank the PSW team from Closing the Gap for the care the past year. Paul had a special fondness for Elizabeth and was always happy to see her. We would also like to thank Dr Hutten-Czapski and his nurse Lindsay for their ongoing support as we navigated this illness.
The family will welcome friends and family at the Buffam Leveille Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 4, 2023
beginnig at 12 noon. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 1:00pm officiated by Father Leo Rancourt. Memorial contributions can be made to the Beverly-Ann Boros Palliative Suite. Condolences and tributes may be left at

Thursday December 29th 2022
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Paul Oblin Thursday December 29th 2022  and hope that their memory may be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Your thoughts and kind words are greatly appreciated. 

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  1. I remember Paul from wayyy back in the day!! He was such a lovely man, BUT certainly NO pushover. I loved playing pool with him, he was so funny and just a nice person all around. See you in the sky Paul, Godspeed.

    Kim Paquette

  2. To Roger, George, Jeanette, Rita and all Paul’s family
    Please accept our sincere sympathy. He was a truly nice guy.

    Gordon, Pat, Bob and Bruce

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