BLAKELY, Paul M. 73, of Westborough, formerly of Framingham and Boston, passed away unexpectedly, July 1, 2016. Born in Memphis, TN, he was the son of the late Edward L. Sr. & Earlean (Harris) Blakely.|
Paul was raised in Boston where he was a Deputy Sherriff with Suffolk County. He later moved to Framingham becoming a Police Officer with the Framingham Police Dept. A graduate of MassBay Community College, Paul ended his career as the Deputy Chief of Public Safety at UMASS Medical Center, Worcester.
Paul is survived by his children, Sherry O'Brien and Terry O'Brien, both of Canton, Kamaala A. Townshend & her husband Andrew of Wakefield, Jason P. Blakely of Westborough, and Paul Cintolo of Malborough, three grandchildren, Alaina Rodriguez, Nicholas and Mia Townshend, thirteen brothers & sisters, and many nieces, nephews, and countless friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Steven Blakely.
Visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., FRAMINGHAM, on Wednesday, July 13th from 4-8pm. Funeral services in the funeral home on Thursday morning, July 14th, at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery, Roslindale. For directions and message of condolence, please visit
Published in The Boston Globe on July 10, 2016