Paul Nicoli

Obituary of Paul Nicoli

Paul A. Nicoli, a resident of Burlington for 42 years, passed away at the Winchester Hospital on Thursday morning, June 30, 2011. The husband of 62 years of Lorraine (Sweeney) he was 87 years old. Paul was born in Boston. He was raised and educated in Belmont. Paul was a veteran of World War II serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. He served aboard the U. S. S. Bixoli in the Asiatic Pacific area from 1943 – 1945. As part of the tradition of sailors during World War II he was recognized for crossing the equator and international lines and was part of the ceremony for the Order of the Golden Dragon and Ancient Order of the Deep. He was proud of his service to his country and was a life member of the VFW, DAV and the American Legion. Paul had a 25 year career at Kendall Company in Lexington where he worked as a Business Manager. Paul loved his home. Paul was a talented craftsman and always had a project that he was working on with either wood or stone. He was very cleaver and always built things to last “over 100 years”. Paul was a loving father, grandfather and had just celebrated his 62 wedding anniversary with his wife Lorraine on June 19. Paul was the beloved husband of Lorraine (Sweeney). He was the Loving father of Paul A. Jr. & his wife Sharon Richardson of Townsend and John C. & his wife Joyce of Tyngsboro. He was the brother of Mary Ann Bruno of CA and the late John A. Nicoli and Teresa Sullivan. Grandfather of Christopher Nicoli of Chester, NH, Andrea Pappaconstantinou of Burlington and Alison Nicoli of Tyngsboro. Great grandfather of Miles Pappaconstantinou. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Malachy’s Church, Burlington on Saturday, July 2 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. Visiting hours omitted. In lieu of flowers memorials in Paul’s name may be made to St. Malachy’s Church, 99 Bedford St., Burlington, MA 01803. Arrangements under the direction of the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, BURLINGTON.
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