GARLAND – Paul N. Sadler, 97, died April 10, 2009, at a Pittsfield hospital. He was born July 15, 1911, in Korxu, Poland, a son of Nicholas and Martha (Velah) Sadler. His Russian family immigrated to the U.S. when he was 1 year old. Paul graduated from Lynn (Mass.) English High School, Class of 1930 and was employed by Lynn Shoe Co., Rotary Machine Co. and General Electric Co., all of Lynn, Mass. He moved to Maine in 1976 after retiring. He was a communicant of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Dexter, Our Lady of the Snows Parish. When he was a teenager he learned to play the violin and throughout his life he enjoyed music, fishing, and his flower and vegetable gardens. He was predeceased by his wife, Sophie, in 1995; and brothers, Michael and Stephen. Paul is survived by a daughter, Martha Sadler of Garland; two sisters, Alice Cretecos of Bedford, Mass., and Mary Lemieux of Hartford, Conn.; four nephews and three nieces. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at St. Anne’s Church, Free Street, Dexter, with Father Robert Reagan officiating. Burial will be later in the spring at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Those who wish may sign an online guest register and leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.