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Paul M. Argentini

1926 - 2016 Paul M. Argentini, 89, of 11085 Batello Drive, Venice, FL passed away April 24, 2016 in Venice, FL. Born in Boston, Masachusetts, on August 13, 1926, son of Americo and Mariettina Viviani Argentini, he graduated from Boston University. A Navy Atomic Veteran of World War II, he was awarded the Combat Action ribbon for service in the Pacific Theatre of War, and at Okinawa. He was with the first occupation forces at Nagasaki, Japan, within weeks after the atomic bomb was dropped. An author and freelance writer, his book, Elements of Style for Screenwriters, The Essential Manual for Writers of Screenplays, was on the Hollywood Bestsellers list. With his longtime friend, Bob Boland, he co-wrote, Musicals! Directing School and Community Theatre. In the past several years, his writings have been published by Sunbury Press, Pennsylvania. He was predeceased, by his beloved bride, Vera Claire, whom he married September 2, 1950, in Great Barrington. He leaves two daughters, Lisa M. Argentini and Mona C. Argentini both of Florida; a godchild, Joanne Engelhardt of Stony Brook, New York; and cousins here and in Italy. A Military Burial with Catholic gravesite service will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 22, 2016
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