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John P. DePaulo, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to gather in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE on Friday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m., with the family of John P. DePaulo, Jr. who died on Friday, November 5th at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, following a brief illness, he was 68 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

John was born in Boston to his parents John P. DePaulo, Sr. & Violet A. (Arinello) DePaulo. He was raised in Chelsea and was a proud alumnus of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1970. He continued to further his education, something that he valued and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. John worked for Mass Health for 10 years as a Patient Care Advocate. Prior, John worked at the Vinfen Corporation of Cambridge as a Respite Counselor to the developmentally disabled members of the community and their families. He canvassed & petitioned for consumer & environmental issues. John was also a successful fund raiser for several medical care associations & various non–profit groups. He was passionate about social issues in which he believed. He was an avid communicant at St. Columbkille Parish in Brighton, where he made his home for the past 20 years. John was a huge Boston Sports fan, the Celtics, Patriots & especially the Red Sox. The family members always knew that they would receive a phone call after the game, with his commentary about a play, or call.  He made friends very easily because of the type of person he was, He loved his family, unequivocally. John was always sending out cards to his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, or grand nephew’s, birthday’s, holidays, or special events or celebrations in their lives. His thoughtful ways is what made him so special to everyone.

He is the loving brother of Donna M. Metcalf & husband Neil of Kingston, Richard J. DePaulo & wife Anna of San Francisco, CA, Stephen J. DePaulo & wife Sue Yen of Marblehead, Diane F. Crowley & husband William of Rockland, Denise R. Lynch & husband Michael of Atkinson, NH & Maria A. DiCenso & husband Domenic of Winthrop. He is the cherished & proud uncle of 13 nieces & nephews and 15 grandnieces & grandnephews. He is also lovingly survived by many friends & parishioners & neighbors at St. Columbkille Parish.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Columbkille Parish Fund, 321 Market St., Brighton, MA 02135.


Services

Memorial Gathering

Friday, November 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Funeral Mass

Friday, November 19th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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