Paul Joseph BYRNE was born 16 March 1927 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married Carolyn K KNIBBS 26 June 1948 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. He died 16 November 2005 in Florida, USA. Carolyn K KNIBBS, daughter of Leon Wesley KNIBBS and Edna M GLEASON , was born abt. 1931 in Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. She died 26 May 1992 in Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA.

Children of Paul Joseph BYRNE and Carolyn K KNIBBS are:
1. Paul J Jr. BYRNE, b. Private
2. Kenneth M BYRNE, b. Private
3. David F BYRNE, b. Private
4. Guy E BYRNE, b. Private
5. Sandra J BYRNE, b. Private
6. Judith C BYRNE, b. Private
7. Kelly F BYRNE, b. Private

Marriage Notes for Paul Joseph BYRNE\Carolyn K KNIBBS:

From the Farmington Valley Heralld, July 1st , 1948:
Miss Carolyn Knibbs Married Saturday To Paul Byrne
Miss Carolyn Knibbs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Knibbs of West District, and Paul Byrnes, son of Mr. and Mrs, John Byrne of Lowell, Mass., were married Saturday afternoon at St. Mary's Rectory by Rev John T Connor. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knight of Canton, brother-in-law and sister of the bride. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. On their return from their wedding trip they will take their home on Coppermine Road Mrs. Conway Smith entertained recently with a shower for the bride and Mr Byrnes was guest of hon - Farmington River Inn.

Notes for Paul Joseph BYRNE:

In 1930 Paul was living with his parents at Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts:
John E Byrne Head Mar 48 Massachusetts
Henrietta Byrne Wife Mar 40 Scotland
Isabelle Byrne Daur 19 Massachusetts
Edward Byrne Son 18 Massachusetts
Owen Byrne Son 16 Massachusetts
Henrietta Byrne Daur 13 Massachusetts
James Byrne Son 12 Massachusetts
Dorothy Byrne Daur 9 Massachusetts
Frances Byrne Daur 7 Massachusetts
William Byrne Son 4 Massachusetts
Raymond Byrne Son 4 Massachusetts
Paul Byrne Son 3 Massachusetts
Larry Byrne Son 1 Massachusetts

In 1940, we see Paul living with his parents and siblings at Ward 9, Lowell, Lowell City, Middlesex, Massachusetts:
John Byrne Head Mar 56 Weaver Massachusetts
Henrietta Byrne Wife Mar 50 Scotland
James F Byrne Son 22 Clerk Massachusetts
Dorothy Byrne Daur 19 New Worker Massachusetts
Francis Byrne Daur 17 New Worker Massachusetts
William Byrne Son 14 Massachusetts
Raymond Byrne Son 14 Massachusetts
Paul Byren Son 13 Massachusetts
Lawrence Byren Son 11 Massachusetts
Henry Byrne Son 9 Massachusetts

From the Hartford Courant:
BYRNE, Joseph, 78, husband of the late Carolyn (Knibbs) Byrne passed away peacefully on Wednesday, (November 16, 2005) surrounded by his loving family at his home in Florida. Born March 16, 1927 in Lowell, MA, son of the late John E. and Henrietta J. Byrne. He resided in Unionville for many years prior to moving to Florida. He was a machinist at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Southington for 33 years. He was a United States Navy Veteran having served with distinction in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre of Operations in World War II. Paul was one of six brothers to serve at sea all at the same time during World War II. He leaves his loving companion, Doris Johnson of Fruitland Park, FL; seven beloved children, Sandy J. Holinka and her husband Edward of Unionville, Paul J. Byrne, Jr. and his wife Elaine of Torrington, Kenneth A. Byrne and his wife Cheryl of Burlington, David F. Byrne and his wife Lauwrina of Unionville, Judy Sferrazza and her husband Sam of Somers, Guy E. Byrne and his wife Nancy of Plainville, Kelly F. Breton and her husband Butch of Torrington; 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; and many neices and nephews. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Monday, November 21st from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held in The Ahern Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 22nd at 2 p.m. Burial with full military honors will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Avon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston St., P.O. Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450-1004.


Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Paul.

Sources for Paul Joseph BYRNE:

  1. Hartford Courant Newspaper Archives,

Notes for Carolyn K KNIBBS:

From the Farmington Valley Herald, June 1st , 1944:
Awards Made Girl Scouts at Banquet
At the Banquet and Court of Awards held last Saturday evening at the Congregational Church Parlors, Mrs. Child was principal speaker on the subject "Building for Tomorrow". Immediately followinp the dinner, the following awards were Made by Miss Jane Ripley: Second Class Badges: Doris Dunleavy, Teresa Grevalsky, Irene Gresh, Carolyn Knibbs Janice Alderman, Leone Arnoldd, Virginia Arnold. Patty Bristol, Aura Cochran, Alice Cyr, Joan Wolfe, Ann Withe, Alice Hauet, Marjorie McCallum, Julia Michna, Patty O'Leary, Catherine Pavelcak, Beerly Dricoll, Joan Shirley, Margaret Valigursky, Barbara Turner, Barbara Corbo, Jane Withe, Barbara Hart.

Carolyn Knibbs - Public Health, Hostess, Home Safety.


From the Orlando Sentinel, 28 May 1992:
Carolyn K. Byrne, 61...Homemaker
LADY LAKE — MRS. BYRNE, 1004 Kelsea Court, Lady Lake, died Tuesday, May 26. She was a homemaker. Born in Bristol, Conn., she moved to Lady Lake from Unionville, Conn., in 1989. She was a member of the Chapel of All Faiths, Lady Lake. Survivors: husband, Paul J.; sons, Paul J. Jr., Torrington, Conn., Kenneth M., Burlington, Conn., David F., Unionville, Conn., Guy E., Forestville, Conn.; daughters, Sandra Holinka, Unionville, Conn., Judith Sferrazza, Somers, Conn., Kelly Breton, Southington, Conn.; mother, Edna Knibbs, Unionville, Conn.; sister, Emily Knight, DeLand; 17 grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.

Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Carolyn.

Sources for Carolyn K KNIBBS:

  1. Hartford Courant Newspaper Archives,
  2. Obituary,
  3. Orlando Sentinel Obituaries,

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