Obituary: Paul A. Beaudoin


PROSPECT — Mr. Paul A. Beaudoin, 93, of Prospect, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the husband for 66 years of the late Marion (Murray) Beaudoin.

Mr. Beaudoin was born in St. Simon de Bagot, Quebec, Canada on March 21, 1918 a son of the late Ovila and Rachel (Lussier) Beaudoin and became a U.S. citizen in 1950. He was retired from Vallerie’s Trucking and also formerly worked at Darcey Trucking having worked as a truck driver from 1943 to 1978. He was a member of the Teamsters Local #677 and a communicant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Prospect. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed going to Dunkin Donuts everyday for coffee and a muffin and going to American Steakhouse for dinner.

Mr. Beaudoin is survived by six children, Fred A. Beaudoin and his wife Jeanie of Prospect, Pauline Pelton and her husband Eddy of Waterbury, Maryann Daddona and her husband Louis of Naugatuck, Thomas Beaudoin and his wife Leigh of Northfield, Carol Korowlotny and her husband Frank of Prospect and Terri Brouillard and her husband Dave of Naugatuck; one brother, Richard Beaudoin of Prospect; one sister, Jean Mitrulevich of Oakville; one sister-in-law, Lillian Ritter and her husband Ron of Thomaston, 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, several foster children and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Maryellen Beaudoin; a son, Rodney Beaudoin, several brothers and sisters, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 26 Waterbury Road, Prospect. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center 1075 Chase Parkway Waterbury, CT 06708.

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