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Paul G. SavianoAugust 21, 1954 ~ September 23, 2017 (age 63)
Paul G. Saviano, 63, of Norwalk, died on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Norwalk and a life-long Norwalk resident, Paul was the son of the late Dr. Gabriel Saviano, and the beloved husband of Carrie (Dannes) Saviano for 38 years.
In addition to his wife, Carrie, he is survived by their children: Leora, Jamesen, and Danen, as well as his daughters-in law: Jennifer and Rouby, and his first grandchild: a boy due this November. He is also pre-deceased by an infant daughter.
Paul was a retired opto-mechanical engineer at Perkin-Elmer where he worked for 26 years. He was very involved with volunteer work, as well as being an active member of the local boating community.
A member of the South Norwalk Boat Club, Paul was recently appointed by the Governor as a State of Connecticut Deputy Harbor Master in Norwalk. He held a Coast Guard Captain’s license, was the former Chairman of the Mayor’s Water Quality Committee, and was a member of the Norwalk Harbor Management Commission. He was also a vocal supporter of the recent renovations of Norwalk’s boat launching ramps.
Paul was an avid inventor and held several U.S. patents, including an individual patent with each of his three children. For over a decade he served as a judge at the Connecticut Invention Convention for young inventors, and was a judge at the Norwalk Public Schools Annual Science Fair for many years.
Paul also worked at TDS Homeline in Norwalk. He was an active member and former President of the Norwalk High School Alumni Association, was the former president of the Good Neighbor Fund, and was a member of the Norwalk Association of Silvermine Homeowners.
His family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 26, from 4 to 8 PM at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday, at St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Rd, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk. Memorial donations may be made to the charity or cause of the donor’s choice.