Paul A. Arico

Passed away on April 22, 2012

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Lifetime Dongan Hills resident Paul A. Arico, 85, a loving family man, Army veteran and retired Sanitation worker, died yesterday at home.

A graduate of McKee High School, he served in the U.S. Army just at World War II was ending.

Mr. Arico worked for the city Sanitation Department. After retiring, he became a messenger for J.P. Morgan.

He was a member of the Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion.

Mr. Arico loved to watch television and enjoyed traveling, particularly to Hawaii, said his wife, the former Maureen Barry.

He was a parishioner of St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Dongan Hills, and a member of its Golden Age Club.

Surviving, along with Maureen, his wife of 61 years, are his sons, Paul Jr. and Anthony; his daughter, Nancy Gonzalez, and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Dongan Hills, with a mass at 10 a.m. in St. Ann’s Church. Burial will follow in Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 24, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 24, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Committal Service Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Paul A. Arico

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