September 11, 1930 ~ June 30, 2003
Murray Samuel Paull, 72, of Hamden, died Monday, June 30, 2003, at home. He was husband of Nancy Johnson Paull, father of Miriam Paull-Binette, Ilene Gallello, Nathaniel Paull, and Jacqueline Paull, and stepfather of Leith Johnson and Gunnar Johnson. He is also survived by four grandsons. Mr. Paull was born in Boston and attended Boston Latin School; Boston College; and earned a Master of Business Arts from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. After achieving the rank of captain in the United States Marine Corps, he became manager of the CPA firm of Adler, Faunce, and Leonard in PA; then Chief Financial Officer of the Kelly Corporation, West Haven; School Business Administrator of Watertown; Director of Finance of Hamden. Most recently he was self-employed. He pursued local politics and politicians and was known with his good friend, Mr. Renato Bergami, as a crusading cartoonist. Friends and relatives are invited to the Mount Carmel Cemetery, 3803 Whitney Ave., Hamden, to attend a graveside service followed by a Memorial Service and reception at Mount Carmel Congregational Church, 3284 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Thursday, July 3, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.