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“While I never had the opportunity to work for Paul directly, you could tell from his team he was an awesome manager. His spirit was always calming...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Renee Nys - Tequesta, FL

“Paul had an immeasurable impact on my life when he extended his confidence and offered me an opportunity to join the Pratt IT family. He was a...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Geoff Gann

“I worked with Paul for many years at P&W in Florida. He was such a kind man, always ready to jump in and help. God Bless Paul and his Family. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Carrie Brooks - Columbia, CT

“My dad, the greatest man I have ever known. My father never raised his voice and had infinite patience. He was fair, funny and a wonderful confidante...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Vanessa Engels McHale - Atlanta, GA

“Thoughts for his family, especially Joann. I worked with Paul and Joann for several years in my time at P&W. Always found Paul to be a helpful, and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Shawn Moore - Coworker

“Working with Paul is one of my earliest memories in working at Pratt & Whitney. He was tough, had high expectations, and was demanding. But these...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Calvin Wassmuth - Coworker

“Paul was my manager for many years at Pratt & Whitney. One of the best I have ever had in my career. I doubt I would have had the success I've...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: John Shand - Windsor, CT

“I can honestly say I have never met anyone that did not get treated fairly from Paul. In the 20 years I worked at Pratt Whitney he was certainly one...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: William Abdo - Gemeva, IL

“I worked for Paul (or his peers) for quite a few years at Pratt & Whitney. Paul was a teacher and encourager; he coached us with spirit and enabled...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Patti Morrone - Jupiter, FL


Paul Engels, age 77, of Tequesta, passed away peacefully at his home on August 1, 2017. He will be missed by many friends who knew him as kind and considerate with a great sense of humor. During his life time, he was an avid club level tennis player, most recently a member of Jupiter Bay Tennis.
For almost 40 years Paul worked at Pratt and Whitney, FL. For most of his career at Pratt Whitney, FL, Paul was the IT Manager of Technical Support. Later after 2001, Paul started a second career. He taught mathematics at Palm Beach Gardens High School for several years.
He was predeceased in death by his father, Frank Paul Engels, Jr., mother, Regina Leighton Engels, and brother, John Engels, survived by sister-in-law, Lucy Engels.
He leaves behind his wife, Joann, sister, Missy Foster, brother-in-law, Russ Foster, brother, Ken Engels, sister-in-law, Valerie Engels, his 2 daughters: Kristy Engels and Vanessa McHale, and his 3 grandchildren: Aidan O'Brien, Ryan McHale, and James McHale.
A celebration of life will be held on a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.