Paul E. Stanley ’43 died on April 3, 2008, in Wallingford, Conn.
Born on May 15, 1918, in Meriden, Conn., he prepared for college at Meriden High School and Cheshire Academy. Following his graduation from Bowdoin, he served in the U.S. Merchant Marines. He returned to Connecticut after the war and married Grace Beverage in 1950. He was a trained first tenor who performed in church choirs and choral groups all his life. He retired in 1986 from his position with the Department of Income Maintenance in Bristol, Conn., and spent many happy times afterward on his wife’s family farm in North Haven, Maine. He is survived by his wife, Grace; two daughters, Paula Stanley of Cambridge, Mass., and Joanne Stanley of San Francisco, Calif.; and generations of nieces and nephews.