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Paul Francis Tero

1956 - 2015 BUZZARDS BAY Paul Francis Tero 58, of Buzzards Bay, Mass. died Thursday May 7, at his home. He was born in Boston on August 12, 1956 a son of Claire (Goodhue) Tero and the late Francis Frederick Tero. He attended St. Bridget's Elementary School and graduated from Cardinal Spellman High School. He went on to an extensive college journey beginning at Bridgewater State College graduating with a B.S. degree in Psychology. He then attended Assumption College where he earned his M.A. in Counseling Psychology and then attended the University of Rochester earning both an M.S.Ed. in Psychological Development and a Ph.D in Education. Dr. Tero began his professional career as the Dean of Academic Studies at North Adams State College then as the Dean of Academic Affairs at Lyndon State College. He served as the Dean of the College at Hesser College and then as vice president for Graduate and professional programs at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. At the time of his death he was serving as the Dean of Academic Affairs at the National Graduate School of Quality Management in Falmouth, Mass. Survivors include his mother, Claire Tero of Buzzards Bay; three sons, Christopher Tero, Ryan Tero, and Timothy Tero all of North Adams; his former wife, Virginia O'Neil of North Adams. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Tero. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Memorial Service to celebrate Paul Tero's life will be held Saturday June 6, at 11 a.m. at the FLYNN DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, Mass. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. A calling hour will be held on Saturday morning from 10 - 11 a.m. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 31, 2015
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