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James J. Pauski

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
James J. Pauski Obituary

James J. Pauski, 92, of East Hartford and Chaplin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at a local rehabilitation center. Jim was the loving husband of 67 years to the late Elizabeth (Kingston) Pauski. Born in Meriden on May 15, 1921, a son of the late James K. and Anna (Smietana) Pauski, he had resided in East Hartford for over 80 years. Jim was a graduate of East Hartford High School, Class of 1940 and earned his degree in Business Administration from Hillyer Junior College. Jim was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II where he was a First Lieutenant Pilot. Prior to his retirement he was the owner and operator for many years of Dell's Ice Cream in South Windsor. Jim was a member of the former B.P.O.E. Lodge #2063, East Hartford and an avid golfer and card player. He was also a loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox and UCONN Huskies. Most of all, Jim was a faithful husband who enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends. Besides his beloved wife and parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Rudy and Edmund; and three sisters, Mal, Amelia, and Gladys. Jim is survived by a sister, Anne P. Rounseville of Manchester; several dear nieces, nephews, and friends. Graveside services with military honors will be on Friday (April 11th) at 1:30 pm at Veteran's Memorial Field-Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim's name may be made to a favorite . The D'ESOPO-East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford has been entrusted with the care of the funeral arrangements. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 10, 2014
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