Paul Joseph Boxler of Landenberg

Paul Joseph Boxler, 54, of Landenberg, died Friday, Oct. 27, after a short illness. He was the husband and best friend of Robin M. Groves Boxler, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage.

Paul Joseph Boxler

Born in Wilmington, he was a son of the late John A. Boxler and Josephine (Puma) Boxler of West Grove. Paul was a graduate of Bishop Shanahan High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from Penn State University, graduating in 1985.

Paul was a skilled carpenter and owner of Paul Boxler Construction having built a very successful business over the last 25 years and forming lasting relationships with many customers and subcontractors. In the summer, Paul enjoyed spending time with his family in Fenwick Island, Del. and boating on the Delaware Bay. He also enjoyed the many family vacations and gatherings over the years.  He loved spending time with friends and his children’s friends. When his children were young he sponsored and coached basketball and soccer. Paul was always willing to lend a helping hand or share advice.

Survivors include in addition to his wife and mother, one son, Christopher J. Boxler of Landenberg; four daughters, Lindsey M. Wilt and her husband Michael of Leesburg, Va., Taylor E. Boxler of Baltimore, Md., Abigail N. Boxler of Landenberg, and Madison A. Boxler of Landenberg; four brothers and sisters, Margaret B. Smith and her husband Marlay of Stillwater Minn., Daniel L. Boxler and his wife Dorothy of Kennett Square, John P. Boxler and his wife Deborah of Landenberg, and Angela B. Tilton and her husband Don of Wilmington. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his nephew Joseph D. Boxler.

You are invited to visit with Paul’s family and friends from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. His Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Church 212 Meredith St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Abigail and Madison Boxler Scholarship Fund c/o Fulton Bank 861 West Baltimore Pike, West Grove, Pa 19390 or any Fulton Bank Branch To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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