Paul J. Gorzkowski

Paul J. Gorzkowski passed away in his home in Manteo surrounded by his family on January 22, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juanita Bright Lynn and Stanley Anthony Gorzkowski; stepfather, Ben Lynn; and brothers, John and Steven Gorzkowski. 

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Melissa Gorzkowski; his two sons, Zack and Ryan Gorzkowski; and his siblings, Bernadette Kelly (Tom), Michael Gorzkowski, Teresa Sumerlin (John), and Ted Gorzkowski (Toni).

Paul was a part of a big family with many nieces and nephews whom he cherished along with his family and friends. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Interfaith Community Outreach, PO Box 1663, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 or online at

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at