Paul J. Munzu, Sr., 82, of East Haven, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of sixty years to Elaine Cook Munzu.  Paul was born in New Haven on May 6, 1931; son of the late Eugene and Josephine Rebeschi Richie; had worked for the Town of East Haven Public Works Dept. for many years until his retirement; enjoyed reading the bible and was a member of the Christian Layman Group for forty years.  Loving father of Dawn Munzu, Paul J. Munzu, Jr., Gloria Reis and the late Carole Ammann and Susan Recca. Brother of Eugene (Barbara) Munzu, Philip Riccio, Jean Carboni, Dora (Mark) Tremley and the late Richard Munzu and Anita Francis. Also survived by eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson. Predeceased also by two infant daughters.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning, Nov. 20th  at 11:00.  Interment will follow in Hamden Plains Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Tuesday, Nov. 19th from 5 to 8 pm.