Paul D. Howryla

January 31, 1956 - October 24, 2011
Paul D. Howryla


Paul Douglas Howryla, 55, of Wilmington passed away Monday, October 24, 2011.

He was born on January 31, 1956 in Butler, PA, where he grew up and graduated from Butler Senior High School . He was an active Boy Scout and was awarded the honor of being an Eagle Scout. Paul served in the Army National Guard and was retired from General Electric Air Craft Engines.

Remembered is his daughter, Lynette Messick who preceded him in death.
Paul is survived by his wife, Rosemary Howryla; daughter, Marylee Reaume and son-in-law Gabriel Reaume; his parents, Michael and Arlene Howryla of Butler, PA; sister, Joyce Sheakley and husband
Baxter, and brother, Rick Howryla and wife Carol.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation Chapel, 1535 S 41st St., Wilmington, NC.
A memorial mass will be 10 am Saturday, October 29, 2011 at St. Therese Catholic Catholic Church, 207 S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Cape Fear Community College Marine Science Program 411 N. Front St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 791.9099


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  • October 26, 2011
    Nick Maraveyias says:
    Sail away brother Paul I will be looking for you every time I clear the inlet. Nick

  • October 28, 2011
    Jean Wells says:
    Dearest Rosemary, I was so sorry to hear about your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord give you Peace.

  • October 28, 2011
    Debbie Johnson says:
    Rosemary, Marylee & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I feel blessed to have known Paul. He really knew how to make me laugh. I pray God will give you extra strength and comfort in the days ahead. We love you. Chuck & Debbie Johnson

  • October 28, 2011
    Jack Reaume says:
    My sincere condolences to Marylee and Gabe Reaume, my daughter in law and son, as well as all family and friends of Mr. Howryla. My wife Janet and I will be praying for all of you, that God will comfort you in this time of grief. In God we trust, Jack and Janet Reaume

  • October 28, 2011
    Debbie Ward says:
    Rosemary, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We'll all be here when you need us. Deb