Paul Edwin Wienand, 87, died peacefully Saturday, July 22, 2017, at his home in College Park, MD, in the presence of his wife of 64 years, Agnes Rita Wienand (nee Obringer).
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Susan Conroy (Edward), Patrick (Janet Duncan), Carla Murphy (Daniel), Douglas (Jessica), Dianne Lemanski (James), John (Valerie), Mary Banwarth (Robert), Joan Goldfrank (Andrew), and Jean Nutwell (Gary). He also leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son William and grandson Edward John Conroy, Jr.
Born and raised in the town of Hunker, PA, he was the son of William and Edna Wienand (nee Pahel). He served in the United States Navy from 1948 to 1952, and earned his BEE from The Ohio State University in 1958. He had a long career as an electrical engineer in the Washington, DC, area. He was a devout Catholic and a long-time member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cheverly, MD, and later a member of St. Hugh of Grenoble Catholic Church in Greenbelt, MD. Paul loved his family and friends and enjoyed life to its fullest up until his last day.
Friends will be received on Thursday, July 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Gasch’s Funeral Home, Hyattsville, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m., St. Hugh of Grenoble Catholic Church, 135 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Hugh of Grenoble Catholic Church.