Paul Gabor

Obituary of Paul Gabor

Paul Gabor, age 81, beloved husband of Joan Sult Gabor, of Shelton, passed away on March 4, 2018 in Saint Vincent's Medical Center.

In addition to Joan, his devoted wife of 59 years, Paul will be lovingly remembered by his son, Michael Paul Gabor, MD and his wife Vanessa, of Slingerlands, NY, and his daughter, Michele Madden, of Shelton; two cherished grandchildren, Alexa and James Gabor; his sister-in-law, Bonnie Beylouni, of Danbury; several nieces nephews, and cousins.

Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Alexander and Stephanie Peroh Gabor. Paul emigrated to the United States in 1948, lived in Bridgeport until moving to Shelton in 1964. Paul was a graduate of Fairfield College Preparatory School, Class of 1956, and continued his education at University of Connecticut's School of Engineering. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1964. In the late 1960's, Paul became a founding partner for Versatile Mold & Design, and later, for Valley Metal & Plastics.

Paul was active in public service for many years. He was a past member of the Shelton Public Town Committee, Shelton Charter Revision Committee, and Shelton Parks and Recreation Committee, where he was a vice chairman. He was also involved in coaching Shelton Little League, Pony League, Colt League, American Legion Baseball, and Shelton Flag Football. An outdoors man, he enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing, and spending quality time with his family and friends. Truly a man for others, Paul will be remembered for his commitment to helping those in need and bettering his community through voluntarism.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 9th, at 11:30 AM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Friends may greet his family on Friday from 10 AM until the time of service. His burial with military honor will follow at Saint John's Cemetery, in Monroe.

The Gabor family would prefer memorial contribution made to: Saint Vincent's Foundation 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606. For travel directions, or to sign his online guest register, please visit