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Paul P. Dunay Sr.

Paul P. Dunay Sr. Obituary

Paul P. Dunay Sr., 81, of Huntington, passed away peacefully Friday, June 26, 2020, with his loving family by his side at home.

Paul was born in Duryea on July 6, 1938, son of the late Martin and Anna Pavlisko Dunay. He resided in Duryea before residing in Huntington for over 59 years.

He was a graduate of The University of Bridgeport and University of New Haven. Paul proudly served in the U.S. Airforce. He was a manager and employed by Textron (AVCO) Lycoming for many years until his retirement. He was a Catechism teacher for St. Lawrence Church, Huntington, Conn. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 585, Duryea.

Paul was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, especially his roses, going to the gym, spending time on the farm and vacationing on the beach with his family. He was always working on a new building project. He was a man of many talents and could do anything and everybody always went to him for advice. He was also an avid University of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball fan. He also enjoyed listening to country and western music and the Polkas and dancing. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family. He will be remembered forever in our hearts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Michael, Albert and Martin Dunay; his sisters, Mary Dunay, Pauline Vitek, Veronica Reese, Theresa Macuga, Ann Breig and Ruth Pernot.

Surviving are his loving wife, Anna Mae Yurkanin Dunay. They had been married for 58 years and the love of each other's life. Paul was the beloved father of Paul P. Dunay Jr. and his wife, Sandy, Pennsylvania; and Susan Dunay-Shaw, Shelton, Conn. He was the loving grandfather of Paul P. Dunay III, Pennsylvania; and Sara E. Dunay-Cook and her husband, Peter, Pennsylvania; and his granddog and companion, Daisy Mae. Surviving sisters are Mrs. Helen Champi, Duryea; Mrs. Irene Kosik, Dupont; brother, Joseph Dunay, Enola; nices, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, Conn. Friends are invited to go directly to St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave., Shelton, Conn., for his Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.

Friends may leave condolences at www.riverviewfh.com.

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