It is our sad duty to announce the passing of Joseph Paoli, Past State President of Meriden Lodge No. 35.  Joe served the Connecticut Elks Association as its President 1988-1989.  He was a past Exalted Ruler of Meriden Lodge 35, a  Past District Deputy, and served Meriden Lodge as Trustee and Secretary.

Friends are invited to visit with Joseph's family on Thursday, February 14th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave, Meriden. The Elks funeral ritual will be performed by Meriden Lodge at 6:45 pm.  Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Antique Veterans, Meriden Senior Center, 22 West Main St., Meriden, CT 06451. To send a condolence to the family please see obituary at


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