Paul R. Welwood, 80, of Phillipsburg, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home on June 7, 2021.
Born on February 14, 1941 in Kingston, NY, he was the son of the late John Foster Welwood and Anita Wainwright Johnson Welwood.
He was a salesman for School Specialty for 37 years. He attended Hope College in Michigan. He enjoyed spending time at Thousand Island Park, which is on Wellesley Island, with his family. Paul enjoyed boating, spending time with his grandchildren and working at his job or around the house. He was a member of the Lehigh Valley Free Presbyterian Church, Walnutport, Pa. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Dale Welwood.
Paul is survived by his loving wife, Stephanie, his children; Dale Welwood and her husband Alan Greczynski of Kingston, NY, Jay Welwood and his wife Joann of Medford, NJ, and Benjamin Welwood of Long Beach Island. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Adam, Sarah, Jake, Benjamin and Jennifer, along with his great-granddaughter, Coletta.
A calling hour will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 10A.M. to 11A.M. at The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ, followed by a service at 11AM. Interment will follow at Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich Twp., NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Paul to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org/donate