CW2 Paul E. Berube was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/11/2016 at the age of 69.4
Taunton, MA
Flight Classes 69-39 and 69-35
Date of Birth 06/29/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/228 AVN 1 CAV in 70-71
Call sign in Vietnam LONGHORN
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Mr. Paul E. Berube, of Taunton, died Friday, November 11 in Tufts Medical Center, Boston, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Diane M. (Dusseault) Berube. He was born 69 years ago in Fall River, the son of the late Larry Berube and the late Marie P. (Wry) Berube-Cataloni. Paul was educated in Taunton, having graduated from the former St. Jacques Grammar School and Msgr. James Coyle High School. He attended Bentley College and received an Associates Degree from the Mass. Bay Community College. Prior to his retirement, he was a self-employed small business owner, operating Kitchen Concepts in Taunton for over 30 years. He was previously employed at Wood-Hue Kitchens in Bridgewater. Paul was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, having served as a helicopter pilot. He was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assoc. Paul was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Playful and kind, he was adored by all and took great joy in helping others. The Berube home was always open to a myriad of guests who were treated like family, and Paul took great pleasure in sharing his love of seafood and grilling. Paul was a true patriot who was proud to serve his country and honored to have lived his own American Dream. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed. He was a communicant of the former St. Jacques Church in Taunton. In addition to his wife, he leaves: 1 son: Craig Berube and his wife, Stephanie Czech of Rumford, R.I.; 1 daughter: Michelle Ozcan and her husband, Can of Taunton; 1 brother: John Berube of Taunton; 3 sisters: Mary Walsh of Assonet, Joan Shahdan and her husband, Gerry of Assonet, and Lynn Rose and her husband, Phil of No. Attleboro; 2 grandchildren: Kaihan and Alex Ozcan, and several nieces and nephews. Visiting Hours will be held at The Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay Street, on Friday, November 18, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. A Prayer Service will follow the Visiting Hours, Friday at 8:00 P.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to Fisher House Boston, P.O. Box 230, So. Walpole, Ma., 02071. For online guestbook, directions and obituary information, please visit

Published in Taunton Gazette on Nov. 16, 2016

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