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Paul E. Marcoux

October 19, 1928 — September 5, 2023

Paul E. Marcoux

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Paul E. Marcoux, age 94, passed away on September 5, 2023 ,from complications of congestive heart failure at his home in Cumming, GA.  His cremated remains will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife Marie Johnson Marcoux of Cumming, GA, a daughter, Jill Marcoux of Portsmouth, VA, a son, Keith Marcoux of Norfolk, VA.  He is preceded in death by four sisters, Bettie Scalia and Dora Dick of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Shirley Thiriet of Lisbon, ME, and two brothers, Daniel Marcoux of Gardner, ME, and Ronald Marcoux of Somersworth, NH.

Mr. Marcoux was born in Lewiston, ME to parents, Emile D. Marcoux and Anna McCarthy Marcoux and attended schools there through high school.  He graduated from the University of Maine at Orono, ME in 1954 and through the R.O.T.C. program, was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army.  He completed his military service in 1957 as a 1st Lieutenant after serving as a Platoon Commander with Tank Company in the 85 Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division and later as a weapons instructor in the Officer’s Department of the Signal School.

After military service, Mr. Marcoux worked 10 years for Chevron Oil Company in Perth Amboy, NJ, followed by 17 years with Mobil Oil Company in New York City and McLean, VA, where he held the position of Group Manager of Resale Advertising for North America.  In 1984, Paul retired from Mobil and founded Pemco Associates, Inc., a marketing and advertising firm providing materials and strategies to various clients including most of the major oil companies.  In 1996, he closed Pemco Associates, Inc., and assisted his wife in establishing and operating of Doggie de Lites, Inc., to market gourmet dog treats to distributors and major grocery chains throughout the US and some overseas markets. He retired in December of 2010 when the business closed. 

Mr. Marcoux was a long-time member of The Corinthians, a sailing association of yachtsmen headquartered in New York City and was the founder and first Fleet Captain of the Annapolis Fleet of the organization.  He is a former member of the New York Yacht Club in NYC, the Fair Haven Sailing Club of Fair Haven, NJ, and The Tower Club in McLean, VA.  An avid sailor, he has owned various sailboats including a Cheoy Lee as far north as Maine. In addition to chartering various sailboats up to 64 feet in length in the Caribbean he has served as Navigator and Watch Captain on friends boats in many East Coast yacht club race weeks and offshore ocean races such as the Newport to Bermuda and the Marblehead to Halifax.

Ingram Funeral Home, 210 Ingram Ave., Cumming, GA 30040 in charge of arrangements.

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