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Pascal Ronald Politano

Published on June 28, 2023

Boonville - Pascal Ronald Politano, 92, of Dutch Hill Road, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2023.


He was born, on May 20, 1931, in Bronx, NY, a son of Francesco and Nicolina Suriano Politano. Pascal is survived by his children: Ellen B. Politano, Mary Suzanne Politano, Cynthia A. Politano, nd John F. Politano, and several grandchildren.  


Major Politano served twenty years in the United States Army and was with the 503 Rock, 11th Airborne Special Forces/Green Beret. He was selected for the Distinguished Instructor Award at JFK Institute for Military Assistance.  Following his retirement, he lectured for eight years in English and Political Science for the University of Maryland in Europe, where he was selected as intra-European faculty speaker on Political Warfare. 


He lived in the Far East, Germany, Italy, and France, and had traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, North Africa and South and Central America.  In his retirement he continued to write fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, having 17 books published in these genres.  


In keeping with Pascal’s wishes there will be no funeral services or calling hours.  A private service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box # 266, Lowville, NY 13367 or to Jefferson County Hospice, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601.


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