Paul Terwilliger

Paul J. Terwilliger

1944-2013 NEWPORT Paul J. Terwilliger, 69, of Newport, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at the Orchard View Manor nursing home East Providence, RI. Paul was born in Portland, OR on January 1, 1944 son to late Harry James Terwilliger and Irene B. Farrington. He is survived by his brother John F. Terwilliger of Houston, TX, former wife Jean S. Terwilliger of Stuart, FL, and his four children, Paul J. Terwilliger, Jr. of Brookline, MA, John R. Terwilliger of Austin, TX, Cheryl A. Elmore and her husband Joseph R. Elmore of West Hartford, CT, and Deborah J. Terwilliger of Cromwell, CT. He is also survived by his nephew Todd A. Terwilliger and wife Mimi of Brooklyn, NY, niece Courtney A. Gernon and husband Paul of London, England and two grandchildren, Evan J. Elmore and Emma J. Elmore of West Hartford, CT. Paul graduated from Searles High School in 1961. He then joined the US Coast Guard serving on the Boston Harbor lightship from 1961-65. Afterwards, Paul married and started a family in central CT and retired in Newport, RI. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside funeral service will be at the Elmwood Cemetery, Great Barrington, MA Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 1 p.m. with reception to follow.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 8, 2013