November 17, 1929 ~ July 22, 2004
In Florida Hospital, DeLand, FL, July 22, 2004, W. Paul Larson, 74 of Garden Club Dr., DeLand, husband of Madeline Friello Larson, father of John P. Larson and his wife, Dawn D. Larson of DeLand, Silah Larson of Cheshire, Hugh Larson and his wife, Barbara of Bethany. He was born in New Haven, Nov. 17, 1929 son of the late Walter P. and Florence Farrar Larson. Graduated from Hopkins School in 1948 and from Trinity College in 1952. While at Trinity College he was in the Air Force ROTC. He joined the deWal Co. a family real estate and management company founded by his father and worked there until selling the business in 1978. He and his wife were longtime residents of Madison and later moved to New Smyrna Beach, FL and recently to DeLand, FL. Funeral service at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Mon., July 26 at 11 a.m. Friends may call Sun. 4 - 7 p.m. Interment in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven. Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Lung Assoc., 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108 or to the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492.