Anthony Joseph Paulmeno

anthony paulmeno

Anthony Joseph Paulmeno

87, of Denver, Colorado passed away July 18th, 2007 in Denver. Mr. Paulmeno was born in Weatherly, Pennsylvania on December 29th, 1919. He was the son of John and Catherine Paulmeno of Buck Mountain, Pennsylvania, who were immigrants from Reggio Calabria, Italy. He graduated from Weatherly High School, received his B.A. degree from Bloomsburg State Teachers College and earned his M.B.A. from the University of Denver. He taught business, work-study and special education for the Aurora Public Schools in Colorado. Later, he joined the Colorado Department of Education as director of federal programs and professional development for special education. In World War II he served in the 11th Mechanized Cavalry Group, and was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries received in action in Germany. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserve with the rank of major. He is survived by his wife Charmian; children Jere (and wife Pilar), Jim, Linda, Dawn, and Tami Elton (and husband Stefan); and grandchildren Elana, Eric, James, Daniel, Andrea, Kirstie, Rileigh, Toni Michelle and Kai, all of Colorado. He is also survived by two sisters, Mary Corazza and Teresa Hedrick of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and three brothers, Steve and John, of Delran and Middlesex, New Jersey and Eugene of Hazelton, Pennsylvania. The viewing will be Tuesday, July 24th, 5 to 7 p.m. at Bullock Mortuary, 1375 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, Colorado. Services will be Wednesday, July 25th, 11:30 a.m. at Christ the Savior Lutheran Church, 1092 S. Nome St., Aurora. Burial will follow at Ft. Logan National Cemetery. Donations may be made to Christ the Savior Lutheran Church.

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