Paul Frederick Dunn, Sr. , a WWII veteran, passed away on Thursday morning, July 11, 2013 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mandeville at the age of 95. A native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, after retirement he moved to Chalmette where he resided for 25 years, relocated to Avondale after Hurricane Katrina, and has been living on the Northshore for the last 3 years. Served in the US Coast Guard and retired from the US Naval Support Activity, New Orleans "Port of Embarkation." Paul was a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 40 years and served as a Grand Knight for at least 2 terms with the Francis A. Janssens Council. He was an active parishioner, volunteer, usher and patron of St. Maurice Catholic Church for more than 50 years. Loving and devoted husband of the late Beatrice Kempton Dunn for over 71 years. Father of Paul F. Dunn, Jr. and wife Vancia, John C. Dunn and wife Rose Ann, Fred P. Dunn and wife Pamela, Leonard J. Dunn and wife Chris-Ann, Alicia Dunn and husband Bill Baker, Ann Marie Acree and husband Trey, and one late son Michael A. Dunn and his surviving spouse Teresa Dehner Dunn. Brother of Virginia "Virgie" Weber and her late husband, Cyril; Myrtle "Myrt" Dupras and her late husband Larry; the late Walter Dunn and his late wife, Yvonne; Francis Dunn and his late wife, Helaine; and Frederick Dunn and also survived by numerous caring nieces and nephews and a special thank you to Joseph Benton and his wife Theresa. Grandfather of Jeanne, John, Jr. "Chris", Tena, Toni, Kendall, Sarah, Kelly, Randy, Rebekah, Gennifer, Amy & Jenifer. Great grandfather of Lacey, Peyton, Cody, Isabella, Diego, Alexis, Dylan, Kendall, Jr., Beckett, Seth, Nicholas, Jayden, and he is survived by two great-great grandchildren, Reese & Gavin. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Jane Catholic Church, Abita Springs, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Paul was buried at God's Acre's Cemetery, Covington, LA. Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA (985) 875-1131.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 27 to July 29, 2013