Paul Sylvernuse Veale Jr. professor and senior lecturer of organic chemistry died on May 28, 2009. Born in Chicopee, MA and raised in Springfield, MA, Paul called many places home in his lifetime. A graduate of Cathedral High School 1969, Paul started his college education at Assumption College; transferring after two years and graduating from Loyola University, LA with a degree in chemistry. Paul's Masters Degree was awarded to him by Mt. Holyoke College South Hadley, MA. After several years in private industry working for Nashua Corp. Nashua, N.H. and Pfizer Corp. in Groton, CT, Paul responded to a strong desire to help people by joining the Peace Corp. He spent two years in a remote village in Papau, New Guinea. Upon returning to the U.S. Paul attended George Washington University, Washington D.C. where he received his doctorate. Paul began his college teaching career at Wellesley College, followed by his position here at Dartmouth.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Shirley (Allen) Veale. He is survived by a sister Regina Ryan, her husband David and three children David, Shirley, and Amanda; his brother Alan Veale, his partner Barbara Bak and daughter Carrie Theriaque and her husband Tim; his brother Daniel Veale, his wife Carolyn (Evans) and four children Daniel with his fiancée Kristin Johnson, Shanna, Kayla, and Alyssa; also his step-mother Rita (Scannepico) Veale.