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March 21, 1940 - February 16, 2021


On February 16, 2021, Mr. Paul “Butch/Popeye” Aimé Maurice Paradis of St. Paul passed away in St. Paul at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Judith; 3 children, Holly (Byron Domes) of Hinton, Jason (Shauna) of Edmonton & Robin of Glendon; 3 grandchildren, Raileigh Kowalchuk, Darby-Ann Kowalchuk & Gabriella Paradis; 1 great-grandchild, Addison French; sister, Mae (Maurice) Serink of Edmonton; & numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Paradis was predeceased by his parents, Joseph & Eva; siblings, Camille, Hormidas, Hilda, Ella, Ernestine, Claire & Roma. As per Paul’s wishes there will be no funeral service at this time. Cremation has taken place. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.
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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Jeff Gaye

Dear Judy,

I am so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to the two of you about your travels together during Paul’s RCAF career, and I was delighted to meet up with you and your family at the Legion.

Please accept my sympathy.


From: Nancy Zeilstra
Relation: I am a cousin to his wife Judy.

Hi Judy: we were saddened to hear of Paul’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
and your family. I remember the fun we had visiting in the Edmonton Airport during a stop-over. Keep remembering the happy times Judy!!
Sent with lots of love.

From: Lorraine Richter
Relation: Friend of my parents

Our condolences to the family. Cherish the happy memories created over the years.

From: Pam Klebanov

Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. May Paul’s memory be a blessing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From: Garry & Brenda Brown
Relation: Friends

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Remembering some of Paul’s antics over the years makes us smile. God bless

From: Kay Yee
Relation: Friend

Dear Judy,
Tony and I are so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Judy, I remember the coffee visits we had together while stationed in Cold Lake in the 60’s.

From: Marie Lakusta
Relation: Friend

My sincere condolences to you Judy May he rest in peace.

From: Sylvia and John Laarhuis
Relation: Judy and I worked together and Paul often stopped by the office. He always said hi.

Dear Judy and Family, We were so sorry to read of Paul’s passing in the Journal. He was such a friendly and cheerful guy and I am sure you will miss him greatly.

From: Leonard and Denis Devlin
Relation: Nephews

Dear Judy, Holly, Jason and Robin
So sorry to hear of Uncle Paul’s’ (Butch to us) passing. He was a man who truly embraced life and shared endless moments with family. Truly he will be missed beyond measure.
Rest In Peace Uncle
Leonard, Armande, Denis, Anna

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