Paul G. Potucek Sr., age 80, of Shelton, husband of the late Carol Butler Potucek, passed away February 26, 2013 at Griffin Hospital, Derby.

Paul was born in Easton on March 31, 1932, son of the late Michael and Anna Peter Potucek.

He is survived by sons Paul Jr. and his wife, Daisy of New York, Daniel, Alan, and James, all of Shelton; daughters, Linda Bednar and her husband, Richard of Shelton, Deborah Martin of Arizona, Kathleen Potucek of South Dakota and Cynthia Potucek of Shelton; a brother Martin Potucek of Florida, 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers John and Michael Potucek and grandson Daniel Potucek Jr.

At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. THE JAMES T. TOOHEY & SON FUNERAL HOME, 92 HOWE AVE., SHELTON has been entrusted with arrangements.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DaVita Inc., 2000 16th St., Denver, CO 80202.