Paul J. Dour, 42 of Bremerton, Washington, died of natural causes April 10, 2002, in Bremerton. Mr. Dour graduated from Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York, in 1977. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1982 and earned an MBA from the University of Washington in 1994 and a master's degree from U.S. Naval War College in 1998.
He was on active duty as a Commander.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Moran Dour; his mother, Anne Dour of Seaford, New York; two sons, Vincent and Brennan, both of Bremerton; one daughter, Colleen of Bremerton; two brothers, Vincent of Levittown, New York, and Christopher of Arlington, Virginia; two sisters, Eileen Colleran and Lynnanne Hourihan, both of Stamford, Connecticut, and Mary Ellen Dour Hill of Babylon, New York.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 Wed-nesday at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home in Annapolis. A Christian burial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Covenant House, 460 W 41st St. New York, New York 10036 or to Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus, Georgia 31709-3498.
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