RICHARD PAUL 75, of Philadelphia, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. LOUIS MARKOWITZ of Pottstown, passed away November 17.  Beloved husband of MARLENE (GOTTFRIED) MARKOWITZ.  He was the father of DR. HOWARD MARKOWITZ (JULIA) and STEVEN MARKOWITZ (Dena).  Zayda of OLIVIA, SAMANTHA, MORGAN, LACEY, and SPENCER.RICHARD was Vice President of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, religious chairman, in charge of the conservative services. He was caring and personally reached out to each congregant. He additionally read Haftorah on High Holidays.  He, as well, enjoyed traveling around the world with his wife.  His children enjoyed his wonderful sense of adventure.  He taught them to downhill ski and fish, as well, passed along his fabulous carpentry skills.  He was a member of Krakauer Yampolier BS. Contributions in his memory may be made to Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Rd, Phila., PA 19115