Tupper, Paul E.
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Deacon Paul E. Tupper died peacefully at home on September 23, 2013 at the age of 83.
Paul was born on March 19, 1930 in Ludlow, MA. He was the son of Paul Erwin and Evanore Beebe Tupper. A retired Major in the U.S. Army, Paul served in the Korean War. He received his Bachelor Degree in Finance from Columbia University and spent his entire career in Financial Management.
Paul was an ordained Deacon in the Diocese of Bridgeport and served for twenty-seven years at St. Clement Church (Stamford) and St. Mary's Church (Greenwich).
Paul is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Aurora and four children: Mark (Susan) Tupper, Christine (John) Dunster, Kathleen (Carl) Prutting and Paul (Jean) Tupper. He was the best "grandpop" to Jacquelyn, Mary Kate and Tessa Dunster; Alexandra, Robert and Ryan Tupper; John, Cally, Jake and Genna Prutting and Paul Tupper.
He is predeceased by his firstborn son, Paul Eugene.
Paul lived his life with quiet dignity and understated grace. He will be remembered for his love of others, faith, courage, humility and quick wit.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, September 26 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Gallagher Funeral Home, 31 Arch Street in Greenwich. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Church in Greenwich on Friday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary Church or The Jimmy Fund. For further information or to leave an on-line condolence, please go to www.leopgallaghergreenwich.com.
Published in GreenwichTime from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26, 2013