Paul J. Buchholtz, 92, of Vero Beach, FL died September 3, 2021. Paul was the beloved husband of Molly Pitcher Buchholtz for 64 years and father to their four children: Michael G. Buchholtz, Kim E. Wood (Jeffrey), Mary K. Coy, and Lynne D. Fish. Paul was a grandfather to four grandsons, three granddaughters, and thirteen great grandchildren.
Paul was born July 18, 1929 to Paul J. and Mary (Willison) Buchholtz in Cumberland, MD. His brother William N. Buchholtz predeceased him. Paul was a 1947 graduate of Allegany High School in Cumberland and after serving four years in the U.S. Air Force he graduated from the University of Baltimore with a B.S. Degree in Industrial Management. He was Vice President of Operations for Madison Silos, a division of the Martin-Marietta Corporation and later the Chromaloy American Corporation. Paul was a member of the Mount Moriah Lodge 0145 F. & A.M., the Valley of Madison Scottish Rite and the Amara Shrine Temple.
Molly and Paul were married June 16, 1951 in Port Angeles, WA while Paul was serving in USAF at the time. They both had many hobbies but especially enjoyed golf and tennis.
They moved to Vero Beach in 1982 and owned a gift shop on Cardinal Drive “Initially Yours” for several years. They then moved to Sun City West, AZ and enjoyed sixteen wonderful fun years playing lots of golf and tennis and spending some summer months in Lake Tahoe. They moved back to Vero Beach in 2013 to be closer to family.
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