Matthew Wayne Paul

July 14, 1957June 16, 2018

Matthew (Buzzy) W. Paul died in peace at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma on June 16, 2018. He was born to Katherine and Jesse Paul on July 14, 1957 in Tacoma.

He was a proud member of Tulalip Tribes. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1975. Buzzy loved all sports. He played baseball, and basketball most of his life and played soccer in high school. He loved watching the Mariners, Seahawks and the Huskies. Buzz enjoyed being around family and friends. His grandkids were his pride and joy. Matthew is survived by his mother, Katherine Paul; brother Tony (Stacy); sister Nadine (Joey); brothers Jesse (Shawnta) and Rick George; son, Anthony (Nicole) Paul; grandkids, Giselle, Anthony and King; aunts Viola and Mitzi; nieces, Melissa, Lisa, and Nadine; nephews, Tony, Isaac, Joseph, Jesse and Austin; and many cousins both from Tulalip and Puyallup Tribes. He will be missed but never forgotten. Visitation will be Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral with an InterFaith Service to follow at 6:00 PM at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services will be held Friday, at 10:00 AM at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • InterFaith Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 22, 2018

Matthew Wayne Paul

have a memory or condolence to add?