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Obituary Condolences

SCHOLDER, PAUL ANTHONY Paul Anthony Scholder, 80, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2014 surrounded by his family at his home in Branford. Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 19, 1933 to the late Sol and Sylvia Weiner Scholder. Paul was an attorney for over 50 years having had his private practice in New Haven and he was a long standing member of the Connecticut Bar Association. He was a long time member of the Branford Yacht Club and the Quinnipiac Club. Quality time spent with his family was most important to him. Paul was a widower after the death of his second wife, Elizabeth Scholder. He leaves behind to remember him, his children, Karen Scholder of Hamden, David Scholder & his wife Tara of Winchester, MA, and Susan Smith & her husband Michael of Westborough, MA; grandchildren, Shayna and Aaron Smith; first wife and friend, Shirley Scholder of North Haven. A Remembrance Service will be held in the near future. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden in care of arrangements. Contributions in Paul’s memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405. To send a condolence and for updated information, please see

Published in The New Haven Register on July 23, 2014
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