Paul Hann

Obituary of Paul J. Hann

Smethport - Paul J. Hann, 78, of Smethport, passed away Friday (November 24, 2023) at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY.


He was born August 7, 1945 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of Paul F. and Helen Doloris (Weber) Hann. On September 5, 1980, in Niagara Falls, NY, he married Isabelle P. Pecoraro, who died Feb. 15, 2020.


Paul was a graduate of Trott Vocational School in Niagara Falls and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1963 to 1967.


He was employed at the GM Powertrain Plant of Tonawanda, NY until his retirement.


Paul was an avid sportsman and was the vice president of the Norwich Township Sportsman’s Club.


He is survived by:

Two daughters: Tracy L. Pecoraro of Smethport and Donna L. (Charles) Broadway of Cape Girardeau, MO

Two grandchildren: Autumn Abernathy and Gavin Seabaugh

Three sisters: Gail (Tom) Ballard of California, Donna Hatton of Niagara on the Lake, Canada, and Linda (Chester) Sliwowski of Niagara Falls, NY

One brother: Bruce (Paula) Hann of Grand Island, NY

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to his parents and wife, Paul was preceded in death by a brother in law, Ian Hatton in 2020.


At Paul’s request, there will be no visitation or services.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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