HEFFERNAN, Wm. Paul Of Wakefield, MA, formerly of Somerville and Medford, after a long illness on October 11, 2021. Beloved husband for 57 years to Eileen (Hooley) Heffernan. Loving father of Tom & wife Alisa of San Diego; Dave & wife Marianne of Wakefield; and Bob & wife Amanda of North Reading. "Papa" to seven wonderful and loving grandchildren, Katie, Amy, Fiona, Haven, Erin, Brian and Hudson. Preceded in death by his sister Jeane & brother-in-law Peter Beisheim. Also survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Beisheim of Norton and Mary Cashins & husband Bob of Reading; and Jerry Sykora of Marietta, GA, plus numerous nieces & nephews; and a special niece, Peggy Kelly & husband David & their two daughters Lauren Kelly Chartier and Lindsey Kelly. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Saturday, October 16 at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., WAKEFIELD on Friday, October 15 from 4-7pm. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wakefield Food Pantry, P.O. Box 1624, Wakefield, MA 01880. For obit/guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com
Published by Boston Globe from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2021.