Paul Joseph Marino, passed away peacefully at his home on March 14 after a long battle with cancer. Respected by family, friends and colleagues, Marino (1936-2002) was a professor of law for over 25 years at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. Best known for his community activism, dramatic and thought-provoking lectures, and for his landmark work defending tenant rights and victims of discrimination -- Paul Marino was a soldier for social justice and lived in honor, integrity and devotion to his family. Survived by long time friend, Betty; daughters, Maria Morales (and husband Juan), Angela Rose; and grandchildren, Pablo and Adriana; and numerous family on the east coast. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to: The Paul Marino Public Service Fund, c/o William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 55105. This fund provides scholarships for graduates who enter public service. Memorial service Sunday, March 17, 12:00 noon, with visitation one hour prior at Hillside Funeral Home, Hwy 88 & 19th Ave NE. in Mpls. 612-781-1999

Published on March 15, 2002

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