Obituaries: Paul Joseph Marino Sr.

Paul Joseph Marino Sr., 75 of Bristol, husband of Gloria Marino, passed away at the Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol on March 7th with his wife Gloria at his side.  Paul was born January 22, 1941 in Waterbury CT and was the son of Salvatore and Helen (Stein) Marino, also of Bristol.   A long time Bristol resident, he graduated from Bristol Central High School in 1959.  He graduated from Boston College in 1963, and was employed for over twenty years at Stanley Works in New Britain.   He was a member of the Democratic town committee as well as other city boards.  He loved politics, the UConn Huskies Girls’ Basketball team, the Hartford Whalers and was a longtime member of Toast Masters.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Paul J. Marino Jr. of Winchester; his daughter Mary Ann Marino of Los Angeles; and two grandsons, Paul J. Marino III (and his wife Hanna Marino) of Avon; and James D. Marino of Bristol.  The family wishes to thank the caring staff of Sheriden Woods and Hospice for their support.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or Hospice. A graveside services will be held on Friday March 11, 2016 at 11 AM in St Joseph’s Cemetery in Plainville.  There are no calling hours and the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol is in care of the arrangements.  Please visit Paul’s memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.comMarino, Paul 001