AUBURNDALE - Mr. Paul Puglisi, age 78, a resident of Auburndale passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at Winter Haven Hospital due to heart failure.
Mr. Puglisi was born September 18, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri to Salvatore and Frances (Zaggarri) Puglisi. He was an Auburndale resident since 1998 coming from St. Louis. He was a retired Lithography Supervisor at Universal Printing Company where he spent the majority of his working years. He and his wife attended The Baptist Church at the Mall in Lakeland and were members of Southwest Baptist Church in St. Louis. Paul was a member of the Hawks Athletic Club in St. Louis and a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents: son Andrew Vincent Puglisi (1991); brother Frank and sisters Ann & Rosalee.
Paul is survived by his loving family: wife of 57 years: Rosemarie Puglisi of Auburndale, FL, 2 sons: David Henry (Kelly) Puglisi of Dittmer, MO, Paul Samuel (Nancy) Puglisi of Plainfield, IL, daughter: Joy Elizabeth (David) Volker of Palm City, FL, brother: Carmen Puglisi of Webster Groves, MO, 8 grandchildren: Michael, Olivia, Ellen, Samuel, Paul David, Elese, Garrett and Jeffery. We love and will miss you always, your loving family.
Funeral services will be held in St. Louis.
Local arrangements by: Kersey Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

Kersey Funeral Home
108 Lake Stella Drive Auburndale, FL 33823
(863) 967-1167

Published in Ledger from Apr. 10 to Apr. 13, 2014