Deacon Paul B. Pilkington, 84, of New Fairfield, beloved husband of Ellen (Cumberton), died peacefully, surrounded by his family, Sunday, April 23, 2023.
Born in Staten Island, NY, he was the son of the late Stuart and Eleanor (Poggi) Pilkington. Paul retired from American Can Company in Greenwich, CT, was a member of St. Edward the Confessor and St. Gregory the Great, where he served as a Deacon for 30 years, and was in the Army Reserves in Fort Dix, NJ.
In addition to the love of his life & wife of 62 years, Paul will be deeply missed by his children Paul (Eileen) Pilkington, Marie (David) Bruckenthal, Anne (Kevin) Joyce, Edward Pilkington, John (Lisa) Pilkington, Lynda (Bob) Durkin, 14 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, twin great grandchildren expected this summer, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by brother Stuart and twin Robert.
Bishop Frank Caggiano will celebrate a Mass of Christian burial on Friday, April 28th at 11 AM at St. Edward the Confessor. The Liturgy of the Hours will be prayed at 10:30 AM preceding the Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s name to the Diaconate Formation Program in Bridgeport or Regional Hospice in Danbury.
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