MERIDEN - J. Paul Poulin, age 84, passed away at MidState Medical Center on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
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He was born in Quebec, Canada on Jan. 30, 1930 to the late Ephrem and Exelia Bolduc Poulin, and had resided in Meriden for most of his life. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis Kroeber Poulin, of Meriden.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his four children, Paul Poulin, of Methuen, Mass., Anita (Richard) Kirner, of Sherman, Conn., and twin sons, Gary (Cathy) and Barry Poulin, both of Meriden; four grandchildren, Amy and John Kirner and Andrew and Danielle Poulin; brother, Aurele Poulin, of Wallingford; and sister, Florence Bolduc, of New Haven. He is predeceased by several other brothers and sisters.
Mr. Poulin was a U.S. Veteran, having served his country during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a form mason for many years, working for himself and later co-owned M & A Concrete with his brother, Marcel. He was also an active member of many organizations, including the Franco-American Club, the VFW of North Branford and the Elks Club of Branford. He was an avid fisherman and zealous card player.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, June 14, at 10 a.m. in St. Laurent Church, 121 Camp St., Meriden followed by burial with military honors in Walnut Grove Cemetary. Friends may also visit with his family on Friday, June 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to a charitable Veteran's organization of one's choice. For more information or to send a condolence, please see obituary at www.beecherandbennett.com.
Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home
48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451
Published in The Record-Journal on June 6, 2014