April 15, 1936 - October 26, 2021
UTICA – Howard Carl Paulsen, 85, passed away peacefully, in his sleep, on October 26, 2021. Howard was born on April 15, 1936, in Root, NY, the son of the late Carl and Helen (Vreeland) Paulsen. On September 29, 1956, he married Patricia Moskal in St. Joseph’s Church, a union of 65 years. Howard was employed for 38 years at Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co., retiring in 1993. Howard was a devout New York Yankee and Dallas Cowboy fan. He coached West Utica Little League for many years. Howard was a member of the IAM Union and also past president of the IOOB. An avid bowler and member of the Quarter Century Club, he also enjoyed the casino and traveling, especially his trips to Hawaii. Surviving besides his wife, Patricia are three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Barbara Paulsen, New Hartford, Richard and Mary Paulsen, Marcy, and Alan Paulsen and Chris Rosen, Roseville, CA; grandchildren, David, Jr. and Amanda Paulsen, Justine and Billy Slawson, Richard Paulsen, Jr. and Danyelle Pagan, Jerrica and Jared Wrate, Aiden Paulsen, Chloe Paulsen, Jenna Paulsen and Alec Paulsen; great-grandchildren, David Paulsen, III, Eli, Beau, Annelie, A’Iyanna and several nieces and nephews including special nephew, Jamie Murray. He also leaves sisters and brother-in-law, Helen and Jim King, Boonville, and Mary Gould, Pottersville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Richard Moskal, New Hartford, Ronald and Kim Moskal, Utica, Carol Murray, Utica and Marilyn Chiarello, Las Vegas. Howard was predeceased by brothers, Karl, Robert and Kenneth; sister-in-law, Iris Moskal; brothers-in-law, Nelson Gould, Peter Chiarello and John Moskal, Jr. and special friends, Joseph Korzenski and Glenora Irons. Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 470 French Rd., Utica. Funeral services will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph St. Patrick Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Howard’s family extends their gratitude to Dr. Roger Breslow and his wife, Mary for their support and compassion.
UTICA – Howard Carl Paulsen, 85, passed away peacefully, in his sleep, on October 26, 2021. Howard was born on April 15, 1936, in Root, NY, the son of the late Carl and Helen (Vreeland) Paulsen. On September 29, 1956, he married Patricia... View Obituary & Service Information
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