Paul L. Babiyan of New Milford, CT, passed away Sunday April 16, 2017 in New Milford Hospital at the age of 67.
He was born in New Milford, CT, August 21, 1949 son of the late Frank and Blanche (Michalek) Babiyan. He graduated New Milford High School in 1967 then attended Post University and Mattatuck College. On July 15, 1978 he married Elaine Gustafson in Washington, CT. Mr. Babiyan worked for Morey’s IGA in New Milford for 17 years, then for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company for 29years., retiring in 2016. Paul and Elaine especially enjoyed taking cruises and trips to the casino.
Besides his loving wife Elaine, he is survived by his daughter Denise Morgenthaler of Basking, NJ, brothers James (Jim) Babiyan and his wife Barbara of Warren, CT and Edward (Ed) Babiyan and his wife Barbara of Oxford, CT, mother in-law Virginia Gustafson, sisters and brothers in-law Andrew and Ginny Napolitano of Bethleham, CT and Fred and Maureen Gustafson of Amston, CT and several nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday April 21, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Church in New Milford, CT, at 11:00 am. Interment will be private. Calling hours will be held at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT, Thursday April 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the New Milford VNA and Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road., New Milford, CT 06776.