WILMINGTON, MA — Paul Sadowski, age 81, of Wilmington, passed away September 3, 2020, following a brief illness. He was the cherished husband of Joan M. (Allen) Sadowski with whom he had shared 59 years of marriage.
Born in New Bedford, MA where he spent his early childhood, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Florence (Bach) Sadowski.
Paul grew up in Somerville; graduated from Somerville High School and went on to Suffolk University for several years. He later served in the US Army during the beginning of the Vietnam War. For many years thereafter, he worked for General Oil in Medford whose name evolved to Alliance Oil, initially delivering oil , then as an oil burner technician and ended his career as a technician for commercial heating.
Paul and Joan lived in the Town of Wilmington for 48 years. At one time Paul had been very involved in the Town ‘s politics. He successfully helped to establish the gun laws and to abolish the town dump.
He was a longtime member of the Improved Order of Redmen in Stoneham. He still retained long time friendships with many its members .
In addition to his wife Joan, he leaves his sister, Paula Craig and her husband Arthur Pisani of Florida; many nieces and nephews and in-laws Judi and Mark Auerbach, Janice and Frank Harris, John and Joan Allen all of Florida and Betty Allen of New Hampshire.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held Friday, September 11th at 1 P.M., in Lindenwood Cemetery, Montvale Ave., Stoneham.
Those desiring, memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s G.C.U.S. National Charity Fund; Grt. Council of the U.S.I.O.R.M.; 4521 Speight Ave.: Waco, Texas 76711. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home of Stoneham.
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