Obituary: Paul Restaino


Paul Restaino, of Locust Valley and Palm Beach, FL, died on Feb. 19, 2010 at age 65. Paul was born and raised in New Jersey and lived most of his life in New York City and Long Island. He received his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve in Ohio. He earned his graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School, Class of ‘71. An entrepreneur, Mr. Restaino founded Paul Restaino Associates, a real estate and investment firm in Manhattan and Long Island. He was the son of Christina (nee Spina) and Patrick Restaino of New Jersey. In addition to his wife Karen and son Matthew, Mr. Restaino is survived by his brother Patrick of New Jersey; his sisters Joanne Germann of New Jersey, Elaine Sculley of San Francisco and Christine of Manhattan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements made by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. A candlelight Mass was held at St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Futures in Education Foundation, Attn: The Paul Restaino Be An Angel Scholarship, 310 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215 or call 718-965-7300, ext. 1605.

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