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Obituary for William Douglas Paul

Paul; William, Douglas - Passed away peacefully in his 99th year at Lennox & Addington Hospital, December 2, 2019. Son of Walter and Annie Paul (nee Wilson). Beloved husband of the late Kathleen "Kay". He was predeceased by his sister Helen Drew (Victor), brothers Gordon (Pearl), Norman (Iona) and their son, Stephen. Much loved uncle of George Drew (Sharon), Mildred Cuthill (Bill), Mary (deceased) and Glen Brown.

Bill was a proud Queens University graduate (1944) - metallurgical engineer. Following graduation, he was employed by Deloro Steel. In 1945, he was sent to England to work. While there, he met and married the love of his life - Kathleen Fielding. Upon their return to Canada in 1951, he was recruited by Orenda and was the chief engineer working on the Iroquois engine for the Avro Arrow aircraft. After the "Black Friday", 1959 announcement of the cancellation of the project, he did consulting work for Pratt and Whitney. Upon his retirement, he and Kay designed and renovated a century-old home at Sharp's Corners (Roblin). They remained there until Kay's death in 2009 and his recent move to Napanee. The family would like to thank the staff at the Riverine and Lennox & Addington Hospital for their kindness and care. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wartman Funeral Home, Napanee Chapel. At Bill's request, there will be no visitation or service. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations can be made by cheque or credit card to Lennox & Addington County General Hospital Foundation. On-line condolences at