Paul A. Townsend

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Paul A. Townsend

May 28, 1920 - July 24, 2018

Loudonville, NY Paul A. Townsend, 98, of Loudonville, NY, formerly of Blue Hill, ME, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Born in Brooklin, ME, on May 28, 1920, Paul was the son of the late Ralph F. and Helen (nee: Mayo) Townsend. As a young boy, Paul was a caddy at Blue Hill County Club and retold his fond memories throughout his life.
He was raised and educated in Blue Hill, ME, and was a graduate of George Stevens Academy. He continued his education, graduating from the University of Maine. After graduation, Paul proudly served in the United States Army.
Paul was employed by Ling-Temco-Vought beginning his accounting career in Connecticut. He relocated to Dallas, Texas, then Detroit, MI, in 1963, where he was instrumental in the development of LTV's credit union. He served as president of LTV Credit Union and enjoyed a 35-year career with LTV, until his retirement in 1975.
While in Michigan, Paul was a member of the Lions Club. Paul returned to Blue Hill in the 90s.
In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by a son, Richard Eldridge Townsend, and his sister, Pauline Ferris.
Survivors include his son, Mark (Anne Marie) Townsend of Loudonville; his daughter, Gail Louise Townsend Berol; his daughter-in-law, Mary Townsend of Middleburg; his grandchildren, Christopher (Katherine) Townsend, Alex Townsend, and Daniel Townsend; his great-grandchildren, Gage and Nora Townsend; several nieces and nephews including, Virginia Case and Ralph Ferris; and Jane (DeRensis), the daughter of Paul's late beloved friends, Steve and Grace Trush.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Seaside Cemetery in Blue Hill, Maine.
Memorial contributions may be made in Paul's memory to George Stevens Academy, 23 Union Street Blue Hill, ME 04614.
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