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Paul Darcy Sr.

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Paul Darcy Sr. Obituary
Paul R. Darcy Sr., 80

SHREWSBURY - Paul R. "Darce" Darcy Sr. 80, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday September 6, 2018 in his home surrounded by the family he loved.

Paul was born August 30, 1938 in Newton, son of the late Cornelius and Evelyn C. (Mooney) Darcy. He graduated with the Class of 1956 from Saint Mary's High School in Waltham and later from Boston College in 1974 with a Business degree. Paul honorably served his country with the United States Coast Guard. On February 1, 1964 he married Mary Louise Norton in Our Lady Help Christians Church in Newton. They settled in Shrewsbury in 1975 and have been residents ever since.

Paul retired as the Senior Loan Officer for Salem Five Cent Bank in the Auburn branch. Previously he had held several banking positions at Freedom Federal Bank, Northeast Federal Savings and Loan and Watertown Federal Savings and Loan. He was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus Adelphi Council # 4181, member of the Northborough Lions Club, the Picard Post # 234 of the American Legion in Northborough, the First Friday Club. He was also a faithful member of Saint Mary's Parish where he was a Eucharistic Minister for several years. In his retirement, Paul lived his faith as a hospice volunteer at the Notre Dame Hospice, providing comfort and companionship to those in their final months. He was a member of "Brothers Boys" an investment club of his high school friends.

Paul leaves his wife of 54 years, Mary Louise Darcy; his children, Paul R. Darcy, Jr., and his wife Rosa of Hamden, CT, Kathy D. Serra and her husband Paul of Nashua, NH; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Drew and Max Serra and Kayleigh, Kaitlyn, James and Kelsey Darcy. He was predeceased by a brother, Neil Darcy and a sister Alice Higgins.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Paul's family on Monday September 10, 2018 from 4-7 pm in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main St, Shrewsbury. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 10 am at Saint Mary's Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury. Burial will take place in the family lot at 2:00 at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Watertown. Please honor Paul's memory with a contribution to ALS at www.alsa.org or to Saint John's Food for the Poor, 20 Temple St, Worcester, MA. To leave a note of condolence for Paul's family or to view his "Book of Memories, please visit, www.brittonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, 2018
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