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David L. Paulhus

January 8, 1951 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Uxbridge- David L. Paulhus, 72, previously of N. Smithfield and Woonsocket, RI, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 28, 2023 after being stricken ill. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Suzanne T. (Lepine) Paulhus. 

       He is also survived by his son Michael Paulhus and his wife Jessica of W. Warwick, RI; a sister, Therese Brodeur and her husband Roger of Uxbridge; many in-laws, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Richard Paulhus.

       Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 8, 1951 he was the son of Bruno and Cecilia (Keable) Paulhus and grew up in North Smithfield. He was educated at Holy Family School and Mount St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket before furthering his education obtaining a PhD ABD, from Boston College. 

        Starting while in college, David worked for Star Market for 12 years, working his way up the ladder from cashier to Corporate Marketing Manager. Later he worked several years for Almacs Supermarket out of East Providence, RI before owning and operating his own Sports Memorabilia store. He owned both Sports Treasures and The Fan Cave where he had different locations in the Emerald Square Mall, Providence Place Mall, and the Natick Mall. This was not only a job but a passion as he was an avid New England sports fan, and was proud to work with his son. David coached basketball for many years in North Smithfield, and was a recreational golfer and bowler. As a historian, he was recently writing a book on the demise of the American Dream.

       As to his wishes, David will be cremated and his services will be privately held at the convenience of his family. To leave a message for his family please visit:


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