Lawrence R. Paulhus, 17, schoolboy, helped to rescue Francis L. McGonagle from burning, Somerset, Massachusetts, February 18, 1966. (See case of RICHARD R. PELLETIER,)
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Lawrence R. “Larry” Paulhus, 58, of West Yarmouth, Mass., died on March 13, 2007, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass.
Born in Fall River, Mass., he was a 1966 graduate of Joseph Case High School in Swansea, Mass., and a 1970 graduate of Providence College. He received his master’s degree in history and English from Providence College, and, in May 2007, he posthumously received his Ph.D. in Irish history.
He was a teacher at Case High School for 36 years, retiring in June 2006. He also taught at Fisher College in New Bedford, Mass.
He attended St. Louis de France Church in Swansea.
(Edited from an obituary provided by a family member.)