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Roland A. Paulhus

April 21, 1941 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 77)

services for Roland are scheduled as planned

Sturbridge...Roland A. Paulhus, 77, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield surrounded with his family by his side. His wife of 25 years was the late Elizabeth A. (Morrell) Paulhus, who died August 4, 1994.

He is survived by his children , Shari Carrington and her husband Christopher of Southbridge, Mark Jourdenais and his wife Karen of Southbridge, Kevin Paulhus and his wife Deborah of Dudley, Sheila Landry and her husband Dana of Putnam, CT, and Cheryl Seidel of Putnam, and 6 grandchildren Steven Carrington, Brian Carrington, and Corinne Jourdenais all of Southbridge, Lynne Paulhus and Alyssa Johnson both of Sterling, CT, and Amanda Fenner of Griswold, CT, and 5 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by 2 sisters Louise Westwell and her husband Joseph of Southbridge, and Beverly Paulhus of Sturbridge, a nephew Joseph Westwell III of Southbridge, and 2 nieces Lori Bourdelais of Thompson, CT, Lynn Rizzo of Sturbridge. 

Roland was born in Southbridge, son of Raymond A. and Florida (Boutillette) Paulhus, and lived in Sturbridge for many years.

Most recently, Roland was a school bus driver at the former Southbridge Livery, and AA Transportation, he previously worked as a truck driver at the American Optical Co, Young's Express, Deary Bros. in Dudley, and St. Johnsbury Trucking in Shrewsbury. He and his wife previously owned and operated R&B Antiques in Sturbridge for many years. He enjoyed motorcycle riding with his friends, socializing at Dunkin Donuts with his many friends, but most of all loved spending time with his family.

The funeral will be Monday, March 4, 2019, from Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, with calling hours from 10AM-12 (Noon) with the burial to follow at North Cemetery, Maple Street, Sturbridge, MA 01566. A prayer service will be held during calling hours with Rev Juan Herrera. www.sansoucyfuneral.com 

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