Paul Murray, Sr.

  • Born: April 19, 1928
  • Died: December 5, 2014
  • Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts

Carroll Funeral Home

721 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148

Tel. (781) 322-6322

Tribute & Message From The Family

MURRAY, Paul- Of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, December 5th. Devoted husband of the late Phyllis (Nicolls). Beloved father of Patricia Murray and her husband Larry and Paul Murray, Jr. and his wife Donna all of Malden and Colleen Bowie and her husband Wayne of Wakefield. Brother of James Murray and his wife Eunice of Malden and the late Mary James, Lillian O'Neil, Louise Dellisola, Thomas, William, Edwin and Robert Murray. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer LoNigro, Paul Murray, Kimberly Murray-Huffstatler, Larry Murray, Matthew Bowie and Adam Bowie. Also lovingly survived by 8 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square), MALDEN on Thursday, December 11th at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph's Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 9 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Paul's name may be made to Club 24, 787 Salem St., Malden, MA 02148 or the East Side AA Club, 14 Webster Ct., Malden, MA 02148.

A lifelong Malden resident, Paul passed away at his daughters home late Friday evening after a brief illness. An employee of the Malden Housing Authority, he started in 1969 and retired as foreman in 1994. A United States Navy Veteran of World War II, Paul always put family first. In his spare time and in retirement, he enjoyed golf, music from the 40's and 50's, a good card game and traveling. His fondest destinations were cruising to Alaska, Hawaii and the Grand Canyon. A sports enthusiast, who loved all Boston teams, from the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics to the Bruins. Paul was original founder of Club 24 and a member of the East Side AA, the Irish American, the Malden VFW and Malden Moose.