Paul Solomayer 87 passed away peacefully Sunday, March 28 2021.
He was born September 6, 1933 to the late Lawrence and Philomena Solomayer and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. He graduated from Dickinson High School Jersey City New Jersey and lived in Hillsborough New Jersey for over 55 years.
He served in the Navy on at least two different ships. While in the Navy he visited Cuba, made twenty two crossings of the Atlantic Ocean between Brooklyn New York, England
and Germany while on board the USS General HW Butner. He participated in a supply mission above the Arctic Circle to Hudson Bay Canada while on board the USS Rushmore.
He liked fishing and camping with his sons while in the Boy Scouts. He loved to collect Lionel trains and loved dogs. He was known for being upbeat and having a great sense of humor.
He worked in the food industry his whole life, working in his parents deli in Jersey City and owned his own diner for several years. In later years he worked in several corporate cafeterias as a kitchen manager.
He is predeceased by his wife of over forty nine years Beatrice Solomayer. He is survived by his daughter Patrice Solomayer-Ballard, sons Lawrence and Charles Solomayer, grandson Robert Ballard Jr, sister Carole Reider and many nieces and nephews.
He was cremated and burial arrangements will be made at a later date.