Paul T. Kogut
WOONSOCKET- Paul T. Kogut, 66, of Oakton St., died March 12, 2013 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Froais) Kogut, whom he married September 4, 1971.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Caroline (Kukla) Kogut.
He worked 28 years as a firefighter in Woonsocket, retiring in 1997. Mr. Kogut served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, active in 21 combat missions, his list of decorations includes the National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/5*; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Presidential Unit Citation; Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry; Combat Action Ribbon; and the Good Conduct Medal. Paul enjoyed his summers at his summer home in Matunuck.
Besides his wife Barbara, he is survived by his two brothers, Bernard Kogut of No. Providence , and Robert Kogut of Las Vegas, NV; his sister Dorothy Dyl of Woonsocket; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Brian and Ashley Kogut; and brother to the late Richard, Frederick, and Jeanne Kogut.
His funeral will be held Monday, March 18, 2013 starting with visitation from 9 - 10AM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket, RI 02895. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM in St. Charles Church, 190 No. Main St., Woonsocket. Military Honors will be held at St. Charles Church immediately after Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 No. Main St., Providence, Rhode Island 02904.
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