Everly Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Falls Church
6161 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA

Surrounded by the love of his family, Paul S. Kozemchak, age 69, died on November 10, 2017 from injuries sustained after being struck by an automobile in Arlington a week earlier. PK, as he was known to his friends, was among the longest serving members of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he had served for nearly 28 years as a national security advisor to successive directors. Born on February 29, 1948, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Paul was the son of the late Peter J. Kozemchak and Florentina T. (Zahurak) of Emmaus. He is survived by three children; Christopher of Falls Church, Virginia, Kyra Fussell (Jarrett) of Annandale, Virginia, Christiana Hardy (Richard) of Springfield, Virginia; and five grandchildren, nieces and nephews. His 42-year marriage to Stephanie Kozemchak ended in divorce in 2012. Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Everly Community Funeral Care, 6161 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, 22044 with a memorial service and reception commencing at 3 p.m. Full obituary and condolences  
Published by The Washington Post on Nov. 29, 2017.
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I have known Paul since he first joined ARPA (now DARPA). A fellow Ukrainian we had much in common and had a lot of fun working on all kinds of projects. I will sorely miss him and want to express my condolences to his family and his colleagues. i o
George Gamota
George Gamota
December 4, 2017
One of the smartest and friendliest people I have ever had the privilege of interacting with in and outside of the workplace. His loss will be noticed.
Howard Smith
December 1, 2017
Paul was my neighbor at The Oakwood Apartments. I am very sorry to hear of his passing. He is in my prayers.
Cheryl Rhoads
November 30, 2017
Gloria Elliott
November 29, 2017
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