MERIDEN - Paul D. Mauri, 86, husband of the late Vernal (Hass) Mauri passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at MidState Medical Center.
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He was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Meriden a son of the late Alfonso and Rose (Tamburine) Mauri. Paul proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and then worked for the U.S. Postal service retiring after 32 years of service. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the North Italian Club. He loved all sports, especially the Yankees, Giants and UCONN basketball, but his all time favorite was golf of which he played for his entire life.
The family would like to thank Dr. Anthony Kim and Dr. Joseph Tominelli for their many years of care and compassion. A thank-you also to Paul's many golfing friends, for their years of camaraderie.
Paul is survived by two daughters, Suzan Mauri Toomey and her husband, Michael and Donna and Robert Dlugos, both of Meriden; two grandchildren, Nancy Ferranto, of New Jersey and Michael Dlugos, of Middletown; two great-grandchildren, Nathan and Jackson Ferranto; a special niece, Carol Mauri, who was always there to help; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Kevin P. Mauri; four brothers, Alfred, William, Charles and Louis Mauri; and two sisters, Louise Fontanella and Rose Schuelke.
A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 29, at 11 a.m. at St.John Lutheran Church, 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Thursday (TODAY) from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the General Fund or the the Rabe Fund at St. John Lutheran Church, 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450. To send a condolence please see obituary at www.beecherandbennett.com
Published in The Record-Journal on June 28, 2012