GROTON, CONN. – Paul Lloyd Foss, 84, died Wednesday evening at the Groton Regency in Conn. He was born in Moscow, Nov. 25, 1919, the son of Lloyd and Eunice (Nottage) Foss. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy in January 1940 and retired as chief radioman in August 1959. He then went to work at Electric Boat Company and worked as a planner and electrical designer, retiring in 1982 after 22 years of service. He was a member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II and had been the chaplain for many years. He was also a member of the United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. and the Fleet Reserve, Branch 20, a member of the Retired Armed Forces Association and the Groton Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. In addition he had been an Auxiliary State Trooper from 1962 to 1982, a crossing guard for the City of Groton at Park and Mitchell Streets and was a member of the Groton Senior Citizens. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; one son, Raymond Foss, of Lisbon; one daughter, Cathy Santiago; one brother, Kern Foss; one sister, Frances Smith, and two grandchildren. Interment will be private. Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St., is in charge of arrangements.