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Paul Edward Tomaszewski, age 78, passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi on February 16, 2022, after a long illness. He was born on November 11, 1943, in Manistee, Michigan to Frank Tomaszewski and Belle Bradford Tomaszewski, who proceeded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pamela Krizan Tomaszewski, of Oxford, MS, two daughters, Jennifer Kincaid of Oxford, MS, Anne Tomaszewski of Atlanta, GA, four grandchildren, Olivia Kincaid of New York City, Caroline Kincaid, William Kincaid, Michael Kincaid, all of Oxford, MS, a brother, John Tomaszewski of Springhill FL, and a sister, Corinne Martin of Petosky MI.
Paul graduated from Manistee High School and received a B.S. in Petroleum Marketing from Western Michigan University in 1965. He began his career in sales and management for Marathon Oil Company and after being transferred to Atlanta, Georgia in 1971, he continued to work for Marathon for several years and eventually entered into a partnership that created Pacer Fuels, an operator of multiple convenience stores and a high volume supplier of petroleum products to Chevron, Texaco, Marathon and unbranded dealers.
Paul was very friendly and outgoing. He was a founding member of the Georgia Association of Convenience Stores, holding various offices including President and serving as a member of the Board of Directors for 40 years. He was a member of the Georgia Oilmen’s Association and served on their Board of Directors. As a Chevron Dealer, he was recognized for high-volume awards and often won incentive programs for station performance. His convenience stores received honors as store of the year, multiple times.
He was a member of Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic Church in Atlanta for 50 years. He sang in the choir, attended Bible study, volunteered and was a member of the Knights Of Columbus. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, February 25, 2022, at Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic Church in Atlanta.