Paul W. Sheehy
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Paul W. Sheehy longtime resident of Needham, formerly of South Boston, passed away suddenly on March 30, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Joan (Fay) Sheehy. Devoted father of Kathryn Kester and her husband Joseph of NY, NY., Paul Sheehy Jr., Alison Sheehy, and Amy Doherty and her fianc Tim Flynn, all of Needham. Loving Papa of Riley, Lily, and Tatum Doherty and Kathryn Kester. Son of the late Cecilia and Edward Sheehy. Brother of the late Edward Sheehy. Cousin of the late Thomas, Kevin, Gerald, and Michael Martin. Proud graduate of Christopher Columbus High School and Boston College. Paul played varsity hockey at Boston College, Class of 1957. He coached hockey at Marian High School, Boston College High School, and Needham Youth Hockey. Known to many as "Coach", Paul enjoyed his retirement years working at Needham Golf Club. He was a longtime faithful parishioner at St. Joseph Church. Visiting hours at the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Ave., Needham, on Monday, April 5th from 4-6pm. Funeral from the funeral home on Tuesday, April 6th at 9am, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Church, Needham, at 10am. Relatives and friends kindly invited, please follow all covid guidelines. Paul will be interred with his late wife at Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Interment will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Paul's memory to The South Boston Boys & Girls Club, 230 W. Sixth St., Boston, MA 02127. Arrangements by George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home.

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Published in The Needham Times from Apr. 2 to Apr. 7, 2021.
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April 3, 2021
Amy,
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April 3, 2021
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April 3, 2021
Dear Amy

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Sharon Fevrier
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April 3, 2021
One of the nicest guys I’ve had the pleasure of knowing. Loved listening to him tell stories. Heaven has gained a great man.
Joe Kelly
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April 3, 2021
Sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. My condolences to his family. I got to know Paul when we both worked on the Big Dig. He was quite the character and a really good guy. RIP.
Charles Carroll
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April 2, 2021
Dear Amy,
I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose ones parent. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Andrea Kontos
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April 2, 2021
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April 2, 2021
Sincerest sympathies to Paul’s family. We were friends from our youth in South Boston through our years at Boston College. I remember those car rides, with the Martins, every day on our way to B C. He was a delight to have known. I especially remember introducing him to his future wife, Joanne. They were a special duo. May he Rest In Peace after such a great life.
Anne Carroll Bean
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April 2, 2021
Wonderful man, father, mentor; peace and prays for his family.
Marcia Izzi
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April 2, 2021
Dear Kate, Paul, Alison & Amy:
My deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. I first met your Dad 50 years ago when he coached me at BC High. A lifelong friendship emerged from that time forward. I loved the guy!
May he Rest In Peace.
Jerry Quinn
Jerry Quinn
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April 2, 2021
Dear Kate, Paul, Alison & Amy:
My deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. I first met your Dad 50 years ago when he coached me at BC High. A lifelong friendship emerged from that time forward. I loved the guy!
May he Rest In Peace.
Jerry Quinn
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April 1, 2021

Paul you were a loving friend and cousin to me and Kevin. May you rest in peace.
Claire Martin
Claire Martin
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