Paul A. Guillette

Paul A. Guillette, 65, of Stafford Springs passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

He was born in Rockville, son of the late Paul E. and Irene (Roy) Guillette. Paul worked as a blender technician for STR Solar and was a U.S. Air Force veteran having served during the Vietnam era. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Karen (Bartoo) Guillette; two children, Michelle Byrum and her husband, Willie, and Paul R. Guillette; two grandchildren, Brandon and Taylor Byrum; three sisters, Patricia Pfistner and her husband, Duane; Lucille Friedrich and her husband, Stephen; and Mary Schafer and her husband, Donald; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., with a funeral service to take place at 11:30 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs. Burial at the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Paul's Grandchildren's Education Fund, c/o Rockville Bank, 20 Hyde Ave., Vernon, CT 06066.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Jan. 1 to Jan. 5, 2013