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In Memory of

Paul Thomas Mc Cartney

October 12, 1948 - October 8, 2016

Obituary


Paul T. McCartney
October 12, 1948 - October 8, 2016

Paul is now at peace following a courageous fight with cancer. Paul was born in New York City but spent his younger years traveling extensively with his military family. Along with the rest of the family Paul called many places home over the years including New York, Maine, California, Texas, Hawaii, Nebraska, England, and Texas again, North Dakota, and eventually New Jersey.

Paul played varsity football as a linebacker at Bellevue High School in Nebraska, and then moved to England where he...

Paul T. McCartney
October 12, 1948 - October 8, 2016

Paul is now at peace following a courageous fight with cancer. Paul was born in New York City but spent his younger years traveling extensively with his military family. Along with the rest of the family Paul called many places home over the years including New York, Maine, California, Texas, Hawaii, Nebraska, England, and Texas again, North Dakota, and eventually New Jersey.

Paul played varsity football as a linebacker at Bellevue High School in Nebraska, and then moved to England where he graduated from Central High School in London in 1967. Paul then attended Omaha University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Paul enjoyed a long professional career as a licensed Optician, eventually retiring in 2004.

Paul served his country in the United States Army as an artillery sergeant during the Vietnam War. His last duty station was Ben Het, Vietnam, near Laos. Paul had many interests including fellow veteran's affairs, automobile racing, motorcycle touring, art, literature, philosophy, science and technology, astronomy and others.

Paul was a man of courage, conviction and conscience with an unshakable faith in God. Paul loved his Family, including his many cousins, his many friends, and his Country. He was a kind, generous and thoughtful man.

Paul was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Kathleen McCartney. Paul is survived by his sisters Claudia Lewandowski and her husband William, Denise Graga and husband Ronald, his brother Thomas McCartney and his wife Elaine, his niece Holly Graga and nephew Travis Graga, who will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 685 Hooper Ave., Toms River. Paul will be laid to rest at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Disable American Veteran's Association (DAV) of America.