Vincent J. Paolillo, 76, of East Haven passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Gaylord Hospital after a long illness. Born in New Haven on December 8, 1934; son of the late Salvatore and Mary Esposito Paolillo. Vincent received a Bachelors’ degree in math from Fairfield University; received a Masters’ Liberal Arts degree in math from Weslyan and was a math teacher at Green Farms Academy, Greenwich. Vincent also attended St. Thomas Seminary, was an ordained Roman Catholic Priest and had served as a Chaplin Assistant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Beloved brother of Susan Mirabella of East Haven; Michael (Gerry) Paolillo of Cheshire and the late Salvatore Paolillo, Jr. Brother-in-law of Patty Paolillo of North Haven. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
His Funeral Procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Thursday morning at 10:30. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 9:00 to 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contribution may be made to St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Ave., North Haven, CT 06473