Stephen W. Paradis

Stephen W. Paradis September 21, 1955-November 29, 2012 Uncasville - Stephen W. Paradis of 41 Milefski Dr. passed away Thursday morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury. He was born in Norwich September 21, 1955 the son of Donald and Theresa (Lefebvre) Paradis of Salem. Stephen was a 1970 graduate of Sacred Heart School in Taftville and a 1974 graduate of Norwich Free Academy where he played football and baseball. He had been employed in wholesale sales for Guida Milk, where he was Employee of the Year in 2005. On September 1, 2007 Stephen was united in marriage to Michele (McDermott) Paradis who survives him. He enjoyed cars especially Corvettes, Harley Davidson motorcycles, the ocean and spending time at the beach. Besides his wife and parents Stephen is survived by four children Alysia Walsh of New London, Jessica Paradis of East Lyme, Katelyn Paradis and Amanda Paradis both of Salem, two stepchildren Tara Watrous and Christopher Pomo, three sisters Donna Tryon of Ledyard, Darlene Armstrong of Plainfield and Lisa Novick of Sterling, and three grandchildren Hailey Love, James and Charles. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church Taftville Thursday at 10:00 AM. Burial of cremains to follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. There is no visitation. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Vitas Supportive Hospice Care 628 Hebron Ave. Glastonbury, CT 06033. Arrangements by Godere Funeral Home Taftville.

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Dec. 2, 2012