Who Was Paul Materiuk?
Paul Materiuk was a 41-year-old firefighter based in Ontario, Canada.
He joined Owen Sound firefighter in August 2016 and had been an integral part of the team for the past five years.
He was an active member and supported local veterans in the community including leadership in the City's Remembrance Day events.
He also assisted the Fire Department's annual holiday to drive in the past.
Paul Materiuk Obituary: Owen Sound Firefighter Death Cause
Paul Materiuk died on Tuesday, November 23. He passed unexpectedly while off-duty and the exact cause of his death is not disclosed.
It is with great sadness we share the passing of active member, Brother Paul Materiuk. Paul was passionate about this job, the military, veterans, and spent most of his free time fishing. Our condolences to family and friends of brother materiuk, he will be greatly missed. https://t.co/NQtvHEGdLG— Owen Sound FF L531 (@IAFF531) November 24, 2021
Owen Sound FF L531 posted a heartfelt obituary in his honor and described him as a man who was passionate about his job and the military.
The city news stated Paul was fond of camping, fishing, and scuba diving. He loved the outdoors and spent many hours with his adorable chocolate brown labrador Ash.
In his remembrance, flags at City Hall and Owen Sound Fire and Emergency Services have been lowered to half-mast and will remain lowered until sundown November 29.
Was Paul Materiuk On Facebook?
Paul Materiuk was active on Facebook. According to his social media bio, he was single at the time of his death.
His Facebook posts revealed his deep passion and love for seas, boats, and fishing. However, he could not be found on other social networking sites like Twitter or Instagram.