Red Bank resident Paul
David Newman died at 56 on Saturday, Sept. 21, after a four-year battle with early onset Alzheimer's.
A graduate of Tampa University, FL, Paul received his master's degree in business and English.
An operational executive for assisted living facilities
throughout Florida for more than 20 years, Paul pioneered state of the art
He was a member of Faith In
Action Caregivers Program and LARC (a program for disabled adults), both in Lee County, FL.
Paul loved playing tennis, his Labradors, dog
training, playing the drums, going to the beach and cooking, according to his obituary. "Instead of
wallowing in bitterness and anxiety, he decided to write a book that
documented his early journey into Alzheimer's disease called A Cruel
Twist of Fate," it added. "He hoped to make people laugh through their tears to
make people aware that this was just not an 'old person's disease.'"
is survived by: his wife of 28 years, Jill Jaime Kulch Newman; his
brothers, Stephen Robertshaw, Derry, NH, Robert Stritch, Wayne,
Christopher Sorge, Westfield, Keven Kulch, Perth Amboy, Michael Newman,
Matawan, and Vic Newman, Millstone; sisters, Kristan Kulch Robertshaw,
Derry, NH, Jaclyn Kulch Flatley, Roselle Park, Gina Kulch Stritch,
Wayne, and Sheryl Newman, Washington Boro; nephews, Drew Flatley, Jersey
City, Ryan Flatley, Roselle Park, and Patrick Robertshaw, Derry, NH;
nieces and nephews, Danny and Heather Newman, Kayla, Tyler, and Jake
Newman and Susan and Francie Ten Eyck and his dogs, Layla and Conyer
All services are private at the request of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Paul's name to
Home Free Animal Rescue, 32 White St., Red Bank, NJ 07701.
Thompson Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.