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Paul Robert DeFilippo

June 11, 1952 - April 9, 2014
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Paul Robert DeFilippo, 61, was taken by the Lord on April 9, 2014 by heart complications while visiting Santa Rita, Pampanga in the Philippines. He was born on June 11, 1952 in Derby, Connecticut to the late Paul and Ardith Judith DeFilippo. He graduated from Shelton High School in 1969. As a child, Paul loved cars and planes. He pursued a brief career in racing in which he raced throughout England as well as the United States. Paul served his country honorably in the U.S. Army as a tank driver. He graduated with a bachelors degree in business management from Housatonic College in Bridgeport, CT. He also studied as an aviation...
Paul Robert DeFilippo, 61, was taken by the Lord on April 9, 2014 by heart complications while visiting Santa Rita, Pampanga in the Philippines.

He was born on June 11, 1952 in Derby, Connecticut to the late Paul and Ardith Judith DeFilippo. He graduated from Shelton High School in 1969. As a child, Paul loved cars and planes. He pursued a brief career in racing in which he raced throughout England as well as the United States. Paul served his country honorably in the U.S. Army as a tank driver. He graduated with a bachelors degree in business management from Housatonic College in Bridgeport, CT. He also studied as an aviation instrument/electronics technician from the Spartan School of Aeronautics in 1986.

Paul was happily married to Marissa G. DeFilippo on November 11, 1984 for 29 years. As a devoted husband and a loving father, he dedicated his life to his family . Paul was a man of faith whose spirituality touched the hearts and souls of those around him. He was a hard working man that enjoyed a career in avionics, however, he suffered a
debilitating stroke in 2000. Despite all of his trials and tribulations, he maintained a selfless mentality through chartibale
acts of kindness. He accomplished a life long dream he shared with his wife by starting a business abroad in the Philippines. His life was full of happiness and love. Paul will forever be an inspiration to his family.

Paul is survived by is wife Marissa DeFilippo, his three children; Shaun Paul, Crystal Marie, and Jeremy Vincent; his younger brother, Brian David DeFilippo; his nephews and only niece; and the rest of his family.

Paul is proceeded in death by his parents Paul and Ardith Judith DeFilippo; and his younger sister, Karen Ann Lungarini.

Services will be held at Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery, 10201 Grant St, Thornton, CO, 80229. The viewing will be held on Thursday April, 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be held on Friday April, 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

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