Paul D. Finnegan
BILLERICA -- Paul D. Finnegan, 87, of North Billerica, formerly of Lowell, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014, after a brief illness with his family by his side. He was the widower of the late Marilyn R. (Condon) Finnegan who died in 2004.
A son of the late Cornelius T. and the late Mary E. Finnegan, he was born November 17, 1926, in Lowell, attended Sacred Heart Grammar School, and graduated from Lowell High School. He then attained a Bachelor's Degree in Leather Engineering from Lowell Technological Institute. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard.
He resided in the Belvidere Section of Lowell, and was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Parish before making his home in North Billerica for the past 10 years, where he was a communicant of St. Andrew's Church.
Mr. Finnegan was a former member of the American Leather Chemists Association and was a recipient of the Fred O'Flaherty Service Award. He enjoyed playing golf and reading.
He was a firefighter for the City of Lowell Fire Department for over 10 years before working for the A.C. Lawrence Leather Company in Peabody from which he retired as Director of Environmental Affairs after over 25 years with the company.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Martha Ann Finnegan and Ernest V. Linek of North Billerica; his brother, Robert F. Finnegan and his wife, Rita, of Hampton, NH; his sister, Patricia A. Morais of Rye, NH; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also a brother of the late Frederick J. Finnegan, the late Cornelius T. Finnegan Jr., the late Marie F. Lynch, and the late John T. Finnegan.
FINNEGAN -- YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS FROM 9 UNTIL 10:30 A.M. ON SATURDAY MORNING FEB 8, AT THE MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 NESMITH STREET, LOWELL, 978-452-6361. HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANDREW'S PARISH, 45 TALBOT AVE., N. BILLERICA AT 11 A.M. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY, TEWKSBURY. DONATIONS IN HIS NAME MAY BE NAME TO ST. ANDREW'S PARISH, 45 TALBOT AVE., BILLERICA, MA. PLEASE VISIT WWW.MAHONEYFUNERALHOME.COM TO SEND THE FAMILY AN E-CONDOLENCE.
MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME
187 NESMITH ST. LOWELL, MA 01852-2825
Published in Lowell Sun from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014