Patrick L. Paradise
Patrick L. Paradise, 81, Green Bay died Friday afternoon, January 27, 2012 at Bellin Hospital.
He was born in Algoma on March 17, 1930 to the late Lawrence and Mary (Koskubar) Paradise. On July 22, 1952 he married Shirley Derenne at St. Francis Catholic Church, Duvall.
He served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion Ralph Kline Post 262, Luxemburg.
He was employed with Badger Liquor in Fond du Lac for over 33 years. His enjoyments included spending time at the cottage, reading, taking road trips and especially being with friends.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 60 years, Shirley; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Joseph and Carol Paradise, Oneida; Rita Paradise, Green Bay as well as many nieces, nephews, special great nieces and great nephews.
Patrick was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence “Virgil” Paradise, Alfred (Ruth) Paradise, three sisters, Margaret (Milton) Waldow, Mary (Ed) Blaha, Verna (Henry) DeBouche, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, August and Josephine Derenne.
Family and friends may call at St. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH, Sugar Bush (5930 Humboldt Road, Luxemburg, 54217) 2:00 to 5:45 p.m. Monday, January 30, 2012. Funeral 6:00 p.m. Monday at the church with Rev. William O’Brien officiating. Full Military Honors presented by the American Legion Ralph Kline Post 262, Luxemburg, will follow the Mass. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
In Lieu of flowers and plants a memorial fund will be established.
Patrick enjoyed socializing and would be honored if everyone would attend “A Meal of His Memory” following the funeral mass at St. Thomas Church.