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Paul Leslie Buettner

July 9, 1953 ~ July 26, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

Paul L. Buettner, of Manchester, CT born July 9, 1953, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on July 26,2022 due to complications from heart disease.  He was the son of the late Paul and Agnes (Sesselman) Buettner. 

Paul graduated from Manchester High School and went directly into the US Marines and was honorably discharged.  He worked for many years at his family's business Paul Buettner Florist, managing stores in Ellington and Hartford. After leaving there, he worked at Coca-Cola in East Hartford before being forced to retire due to heart ailments.

Paul loved dogs. His first, Leita, was more human than dog.  Then Duncan, Wink and Finn.  He enjoyed taking long walks with them.  Not sure who was exercising who.  Paul loved to travel to the beach with his wife, where they would scour the beaches and tidal pools looking for and collecting beach glass, especially at Misquamicut and in Key West.

Along with his parents Paul was preceded by his sister Myra Lee. Paul is survived by the love of his life, Maureen and her children; John M. Dooley and his wife Lauren and their children Jack and Nicolas, Jamie Dooley, Gregory Woodruff and his wife Jessica and their children Cameron and Liliana, as well as Lynsey Woodruff and her husband Elwood and their son Trey. He is also survived by his son, Kyle Buettner and his wife Brandi and their children Theo and Izabella and step-son Justin DiNino. His brother, Bob Buettner and wife Sandie and nieces and nephews, Mike, Cathy, Peyton, Mindy, Jim, Sage and Quinn.

Calling hours for Paul will be held at the Holmes-Watkin Funeral Home, 400 Main St.  Manchester, CT on Saturday July 30 at 10:00am with a funeral service immediately following at 11:00am.  Burial will follow at East Cemetery Memorial donations are requested to East Hartford Rotary Scholarship Endowment Fund Box 380035 East Hartford, CT 06138-0035 or any Animal Shelter.


Services

Calling Hours
Saturday
July 30, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holmes Watkins Funeral Home
400 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 30, 2022

11:00 AM to 11:45 PM
Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home
400 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040

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