Michael G. Paules

Michael G. Paules
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Michael George Paules, 57, of Fairfield, died Aug. 24, 2010, from complications of lymphoma at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Born in Bridgeport on Jan. 2, 1953, he was the son James B. Paules Sr. and the late Ruth Farrell Paules.

He was a life-long area resident and worked many years in the family business, the former Willis Distributors of Bridgeport.

He is survived by his wife, Pattie; a son Jephrey; a daughter Katie; a granddaughter, Arionna, all of Shelton, as well as an adopted daughter, Kristin Jay Stunzi, and her children, Jonathan and Kiyara; his father, James Sr.; brothers Jim Jr. and wife Mimi; Alan, Kevin, Andy and wife Laura; Packy and wife Cathy; Greg and wife Debora; sisters Mary Paules Orciuch, Ginna Paules and Kathy Harrold, and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church in Fairfield. At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Maryknoll Sisters, P.O. Box 811, Maryknoll, NY 10545. Arrangements by the Spear-Miller Funeral Home 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. For information or to offer online condolences, visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com.