Paul E. Holloway, Jr.
July 7, 1935 - April 15, 2022
Paul E. Holloway, Jr., age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, April 15, 2022.
Born in York, PA, on July 7, 1935, he was a son of the late Paul E. and Marie C. (Reheard) Holloway, Sr. Paul proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was awarded a good conduct medal and received an honorable discharge as a medical x-ray technician.
Using GI Bill education benefits, Paul graduated magna cum laude with a GPA of 3.95 from Goldey-Beacom College with a BS in business. Throughout his lifetime Paul achieved numerous awards and acknowledgments including, a life membership in the Delaware Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and chairman of the State committee which established the Delaware Immunization Hot Line. He was assigned a United States Patent as a technologist at Hercules Research Center. Paul was also a leader and contributing author for the Delaware State Health Plan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James M. Holloway and brothers, James, Donald, and Terry Holloway. Paul will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 64 years, Sylvia A. (Biddle) Holloway; sons, William E. (Cathy), Mark E. (Sharon), and David P. Holloway (Michelle); grandchildren, Megan, Benjamin, Sarah, Emily, Jessica, Tyler, and Connor; and great grandchildren, Aida and Dallas.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church at the address listed above.