Final Curtain Call for Paul Winarsk

Paul Winarski was a friend and mentor to many in Northeastern Pennsylvania theatre, dedicated to the craft whether he was on stage or in the director's chair. For decades, he shined bright and helped others do the same.

Paul left us far too soon when he died suddenly on March 7. His passing has left a hole in our hearts and an unfilled role in our theatres. None of us are feeling this loss more than his wife of 22 years, Dawn. They were co-stars on stage and off.

As Dawn just starts to process this tremendous loss, friends and the theatre community have rallied around her to offer their emotional support. 

At this time, I'm asking that we all do what we can to offer Dawn some financial support as well to help cover Paul's funeral costs. In addition to the emotional shock she's experiencing, Dawn is facing the shock of unexpected expenses. 

While no amount of money will replace Paul, by soothing some of Dawn's financial stress, we can hope to bring her a small measure of comfort

Many of us are richer in friends than funds, but if we all contribute in some small way between now and April 4, we can help ease some of Dawn's burden and provide Paul with a final curtain call.

Much love & thanks,
Kelly & Paul Clisham

Donations

  • Richard E. Conway 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Mimi Addoms 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Carolyn Swalina 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Cindy and Lee Thomas 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Kerri Korin 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Kelly Clisham 
Organizer
Nanticoke, PA
Dawn Winarski 
Beneficiary
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more