Paul J. Hurton

  • Born: May 24, 1935
  • Died: March 22, 2015
  • Location: Melrose, Massachusetts

Carroll Funeral Home

721 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148

Tel. (781) 322-6322

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HURTON, Paul J.- Of Melrose, formerly of Chelsea and Malden, March 22nd. Devoted husband for 56 years of Joan M. (Sullivan). Beloved father of Paul M. Hurton and his wife Jane of North Andover, Brian J. Hurton and his wife Doreen of Peabody, Daniel J. Hurton of Revere, Nancy J. Caggiano and her husband Robert of Nahant and Janet Bright and her husband Robert of Melrose. Brother of the late William Hurton, Arlene Kellogg and Marion Bransfield. Brother-in-law of Priscilla Hurton of Tewksbury, James Bransfield of Wilmington and the late William Kellogg. Cherished grandfather of Brian C., Abigail, Rebecca, Michael, Ashley, Paul Henry, Emma, Erin, Molly and Bridget. Also lovingly survived by 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, March 26th at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel on the campus of the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Expressions of sympathy in Paul's name may be made to the Chelsea Soldiers Home, Patient Activity Fund, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150. Late retired 43 year employee of Massachusetts Electric and retired 20 year employee of the United States Post Office-South Postal Annex. Late member of IBEW Local 104, Postal Workers Local 301, Irish American Club and Golden Tornado's Hall of Fame.
Born in Malden, a graduate of Malden High School Class of 1953, where he excelled in football and basketball, Paul, at 79 years of age, passed away at the Chelsea Soldiers Home, where he had been receiving supportive care for numerous health issues since May of 2011. He attended Boston University prior to enlisting in the United States Army and after serving his country, he continued his studies and received an Associate degree in Business from Newbury Junior College, Joining the work force he went on to work for Massachusetts Electric, servicing the Malden, Melrose and Medford area, retiring in the mid 90's after 43 years. During those years until retiring in 1987, he also worked as a mail handler at the South Postal Annex in South Boston. Prior to residing in Melrose the last 10 years, he lived in Chelsea for over 40 years and had a passion for football and bowling. In his spare time, he enjoyed his time with his family, especially his grandchildren as well as basking in the sun and anything that involved the outdoors.