Anthony Michael "Tony" Paradis, 27, of Manchester, loving son, brother, grandson, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 8, 2013, at home.
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Tony was born on March 11, 1986, in Manchester. He attended local schools and was a 2004 graduate of Cheney Technical High School. Tony was employed for the past two years for Ticket Network in South Windsor as a customer relations representative. His passion was music. Tony had a beautiful voice and loved to sing. He was well known for singing karaoke and his musical tributes could mesmerize a room.
Tony leaves his mother, Diane (Jean) Selivonchik, and her husband, Gregg, of Manchester; his father, Michael Paradis, and his fiancée, Isabel Acosta, of Manchester; a brother, Justin Paradis, U.S. Navy, serving aboard the USS George H.W. Bush; his maternal grandparents, Albert and Wilamina Jean of Coventry; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and his best friend, Christina Lyon of East Hartford. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Galen and Caroline Paradis.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Watkins Funeral Home, 142 E. Center St. Manchester.
A prayer service will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial of the urn in St. Bridget Cemetery, Manchester.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the
, Founders Affiliate, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 11 to Apr. 15, 2013