Paul J. Otis, 86, Tiverton

Paul J. Otis, 86, of Colonial Avenue, Tiverton, husband of the late Dorothy Ann (Bassette) Otis, entered into rest on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the R.I. Veterans Home, Bristol. A Navy veteran of World War II and welder, he was employed at Quonset Point. A ham radio operator, he enjoyed rebuilding antique radios and fishing. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Alvarez; a sister, Theresa Snizek of Tiverton; and several grandchildren. He was the son of the late Honorius and Marie Jeanne (Lambert) Otis and the brother of the late Robert A. Otis. His funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 18, in the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River. Burial was in Pocasset Hill Cemetery. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Veterans Outreach, 755 Pine St., Fall River MA 02720 are appreciated. Online guest book at


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