Paul Mottla Sr.

Westborough, Massachusetts

Oct 2, 1929 – Nov 9, 2017 (Age 88)

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I knew Paul mostly during his early years in Arlington. He was a few years older than I, and I looked up to him as a model of what I would like to become. It was partly his athletic prowess, but only partly that. Even more importantand I knew this even thenwas his fairness, his good cheer and his awareness of others. He was cool and honorable in every way, a more important person in my life than he ever knew or would have believed.

Paul Doherty

So sorry for your loss. Your Dad was one of a kind. I remember when I would call your house and ask if John was there. The phone would go silent and your Dad would ask if that was all I needed to know. I would say no and then ask if I could speak with John. He would laugh and say sure let me get him for you. I would repeat this same call time and time again. I guess I never learned at that age. But I think he enjoyed the calls and I did learn to speak more clearly. I enjoyed so much...

Rest in Peace with God's everlasting Blessings

So sorry to hear of the passing of Paul (Mr. Mottla). I was blessed to have had so many of my young girl years with him and also reconnecting in the 1990's.

I am thankful for his correcting me of a bad habit. He always called me not by my name but by What. This was because whenever he asked me a question, I would always answer by saying What?? I took notice of what I was doing and gradually stopped this behavior with his help.

May time leave you with only the...

Dear Betty and family,
Just wanted to say how sorry we all are for your loss. We know he loved you all and he went peacefully with you all in his heart. Words are so hard to find at a time like this but we wish you God's peace and comfort .
Blessings to you and yours,

My condolences to the family. Thinking if you John, my ole buddy and pal.

Our Dearest Sarah,
We are so sorry for your loss of a great man.
We wish you, your mom, and all the family blessings from Heaven with your new angel up there. The way you spoke so highly of your dad, (and speak of your mom) we know he will be greatly missed.
All in our hearts, with you.
UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital Endoscopy Units.

Rest in Peace Mr Mottla, we will miss you.

Rest in Peace Mr Mottla.


Paul's Obituaries

Paul J. Mottla, Sr.WESTBOROUGH - Paul J. Mottla, Sr., 88, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. (Ferguson) Mottla.Born in Arlington, MA he was the son of the late Pasquale and Sarah (Raciti) Mottla. He was educated in...

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