Paul J. Kwiecien passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, January 15, 2022 at his brother's home surrounded by his family. He was 64. Born in Newark, NJ, Paul was raised in Harrison, NJ and had lived in Fair Lawn, NJ for the last 25 years. Paul earned his Associates Degree from Bergen Community College. He had worked as a truck parts salesman with P&A Autoparts of Hackensack for the last 11 years. Previously, he had worked in sales with Power Battery Co. of Paterson for 29 years. Paul had a strong passion for music. He enjoyed playing the guitar with family and friends and was an avid Beatles fan. Paul had an infectious personality. He deejayed at numerous events and parties over the years and was the resident DJ at Mt. Fuji. He was known to many as DJ Paul. Over the years Paul had emceed many conventions and autograph shows. He was a devoted New York JETS and Yankees fan. He enjoyed the Jersey Shore, golf and Fluke fishing with his brother Mike. As a longtime friend of Bill W, Paul was a mentor and gave of himself to benefit others. He was a participant in the Matt Talbot Retreat Movement. One of his greatest joys was spending time with his grandson, Hudson. He was always very proud to be called Grandpa Paul. His love for his family and friends will always be remembered. Preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Ann Marie Kwiecien; Paul is survived by his life partner, Mary Ellen Dolan; his step children, Leah Aknay and Todd Aknay; a step-grandson, Hudson; his sister, Donna Murphy and her husband Kevin; his brother, Michael Kwiecien and his wife JoAnn; and his nieces and nephews, Meghan Murphy, Brian Murphy and wife, Emily, Joseph Kwiecien, and Nicole Kakuta and husband Hiroaki. In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for memorial gifts to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org).