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Paul Greenwood, Sr.

Thorofare, NJ - Paul J. Greenwood, Sr. 87, of Thorofare, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 3, 2021.


Born and raised in Woodbury, New Jersey, Paul was a lifelong resident of Thorofare. He was a proud United States Marine Veteran serving from 1953 to 1956. Paul met the love of his life Margaret Rose, built their own home in Thorofare and raised their 4 boys, Paul, Jr., Tom, David and Patrick. Paul retired from DuPont as a manager in 1986 and also worked for Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and Mobil Refinery. Paul helped his son, David, with his business, Hickory Nut Landscaping, and a school crossing guard in West Deptford.

An honest, loving and strong gentleman, Paul was devoted to his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a devout Catholic and a man of his word. Paul was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and feeding the deer. He was also the neighborhood handyman and was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone, especially his loving neighbors. Paul was friendly and humble and was a true mentor to his four boys as he taught them the true values of life. Enjoying his walks and bike rides through town, Paul would make his way to Bill and Eileen's Deli for his coffee and to Red Bank Battlefield.


Beloved husband of the late, Margaret Rose (nee Morelli); devoted father of Paul, Jr. (Julie), Tom (Carol), Patrick and the late, David: loving grandfather of Paul III "PJ"(Diana), Meghan (June), Brian (Tami), Faith, "LT" Amy, Emily, Brianna (Russ), Gabrielle, Megan, Matt (Jessica) and great grandfather of Lincoln, Dakota, Brian, Randi, Dominic, London, Chance, Garrett, Chloe, Zoe, Quinn, Aiden, Amelia and Luca; dear brother of Lewis (Marlene) Greenwood and Charles "Uncle Fuzzy" (Barbara) Greenwood and the late, Frances, Mary, Rose, Tom, Helen and John.

Farewell Tribute

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Paul's Graveside Ceremony on Friday, January 15, 2021, 11 AM at New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ where Military Honors will be presented.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Paul's name to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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Published in The News Journal from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 12, 2021
To the Greenwood family so sorry to hear of Paul's passing
He and your mom were the nicest people and best neighbors to my aunt and uncle mr and mrs kelly.I first met them when they lived next door with mrs Greenwood she called your brother Paul pigeon he was just a little aunt Liz(betty)came to Carney's point to live with me as she never had children..her and I were very close. I saw your parents every weekend because I stayed with them..your dad was wonderful to both and he and my uncle were neighbors all their lives
Special thoughts to you all he will always be with you
Dianne Mullins Luciano
January 10, 2021
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