Paul H. Dubuc
Graveside services for Paul H. Dubuc will be held by the Rev. John C. Missler, his pastor, in St. Mary’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. The time and date of a Memorial Mass will be announced at a later date. The Turner Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church or the Shelby Y Community Center and left at the funeral home.
Mr. Dubuc, 84, of 160 W. Main St. died early Tuesday morning in Shelby Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
Born Nov. 30, 1904, in Clinton, MA, he graduated from South High School in Worcester, MA, and was a 1924 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.
Mr. Dubuc was employed by the former Shelby Mutual Insurance Co. for 44 years, retiring in 1972 as president, chairman of the board, and chairman of the executive committee.
He served as a special agent for the company in the Carolinas and other southern states before coming to Shelby in 1946. He also served as agency secretary, vice president-secretary and vice president.
Mr. Dubuc helped establish the Southern 1752 Club, an insurance affiliate, in 1939, and served as its first president. The club is still active and recently honored him with a resolution recognizing his faithful service.
He was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby and the Shelby Ad Club and was serving on the board at Park Village. He was active for many years in Junior Achievement and the city of Shelby Planning Committee.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi Crum Dubuc, whom he married Jan. 2, 1975; two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Sue) Kulason of Huntington Station, NY; and Mrs. Sam (Sheila) McCurry of Centerville; one son, Michael A. Dubuc of Centerville; two stepsons: John G. Crum of Centerburg and David B. Crum of Shelby; one sister, Mrs. James (Annette) Loughlin of Framingham, MA; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Aimar Dubuc, in 1968; a sister, Kathleen; and a