28 March, 1936 – 4 December, 2022
Paul Richard Kretchmar of Bethesda, MD, passed away on December 4, 2022 at the age of 86. Paul, born in Brooklyn, NY, earned a BS in Electrical Engineering at the NJ Institute of Technology and two master's degrees from Catholic University and Johns Hopkins University. He served as a Captain in the Air Force and had a successful career with the National Security Agency, Rockwell International and the Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Civil Rights. He was married to the love of his life, Maxine Kretchmar, for 63 years. In addition to his loving wife, Paul is survived by his three daughters Debbie (Mike) Williams, Suzie (Steve) Nguyen and Ellie Abramowitz. Additionally, he is survived by ten grandchildren, a great-grandson and his sister Judy Kaufman, all of whom looked to him as an inspiration for how to live a life of love, humor and purpose. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to Susan G. Komen. Services will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at 2:00 pm at King David Memorial Gardens in Falls Church, VA.See more See Less
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Tuesday, 06 December, 2022
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