Paul Ominsky

Obituary of Paul L. Ominsky

Paul L. Ominsky, 71, of Viera, Florida passed away on March 14th, 2023, surrounded by family after a valiant struggle with Myeloid Sarcoma.

He retired to Florida from New Jersey in 2021 as Assistant Vice President for Public Safety, Princeton University after 47 years dedicated to campus public safety. He was most proud of his role in establishing Princeton’s Community Caretaking Mission, goals, and objectives.

His previous positions saw him at Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Hampshire College, Westfield State University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

He was a board member and Past President, 2019, of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and numerous other associations.

In each of his positions he worked collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff on Department and University initiatives. Paul was a caring, thoughtful man who embraced education, had the ability to look ahead and plan, and was a problem solver. He touched many lives.

Paul loved spending time with family, traveling, enjoying a great meal with great company, and was known for his love of ice cream, especially soft serve!

Paul is preceded in death by his father Daniel Ominsky and mother Eleanor Halpern Ominsky. He is survived by his brother George and his wife Lorri of Connecticut.

Paul leaves his loving wife Marguerite, his son William Ominsky of Massachusetts (wife Andie), his son Matthew Ominsky of Connecticut (wife Amanda) and his step-son Matthew McGill of California (wife Jen). He leaves 4 grandchildren, Matthew, Dylan, Annalise, and Laila who meant so much to him.

Memorial donations in Paul’s name may be made to Health First Hospice, 1350 Hickory Street, Melbourne, FL 32901.

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