PORTLAND, Conn. – Paul M. Landry, 68, husband of Patricia (Berggren) Landry passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Middlesex Hospital. He was the son of the late Alex and Annie (Bouthot) Landry. Born on Jan. 2, 1945, in Millinocket, he has lived in Portland for the last 35 years.
He was a 1962 graduate of St. Martin of Tours and worked at Northeast Utilities for over 30 years until his retirement. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran having served during Vietnam. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, he belonged to the Fire Police of the Portland Fire Dept Co2, he was an assistant boy scout leader, played on the J.J. Bials softball team, was an avid bowler and golfer. Was a Uconn Husky Basketball fan and he enjoyed having breakfast everyday at Eggs Up Grill in Portland.
Besides his wife, he leaves his sons, Jason Michael Landry of Meriden, Conn., and Kevin Mathew Landry of Portland, Conn.; brothers, Father Leroy Landry O.M.I. of Lowell, Mass., Philip Landry of West Hartford, Conn., Ray Landry of San Antonio, and Alex Landry Jr. of Houston; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Martin, Patrick, Edgar, and Rudy; and by a sister, Alexine Tinkham.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 50 Court St., Cromwell, Conn. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends may call 3-6 p.m. Sunday, at Portland Memorial Funeral Home, 231 Main St., Portland, Conn., and also 9:30 a.m. until the service time Monday, at Bethany Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Portland Fire Dept., P.O. Box 71, Portland, CT 06480. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit www.portlandmemorialfh.net.