(08/27/13) - A well-known fixture in the Flint community has passed away.
Paul Spaniola, the longtime owner of Paul's Pipe Shop, died at the age of 100.
His family tells us Paul passed away at home, Tuesday morning.
Paul has been a Genesee County business owner for 85 years. He's had his shop in downtown Flint since 1944.
Visitation is Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. at Sharps Funeral Home in Swartz Creek.
His funeral is Saturday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church at 11 a.m. in Swartz Creek.
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