Edward J. Paris Jr. of Holbrook, formerly of Hyde Park, passed away due to occupational cancer October 29, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was 64. Ed worked as a Boston Fire Lieutenant on Engine 18. He was a member of Boston Firefighters Union Local 718, as well as the Pension and Welfare Officer, and member of the Death and Welfare Board. He was on the Board of Directors for the Boston Firefighters Credit Union since 2004, and was the current treasurer of the Boston Firefighters Credit Union. He also served on the Board of the National Council of Firefighters Credit Unions. He was a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School, Class of 1972. He is survived by his devoted wife, Maureen (Lee) Paris of Holbrook; loving father of Kerri Tierney and her husband P.J. of Norwell, Kaitlyn Paris and her fiance Shane Kelly of Quincy, and Edward F. Paris of South Boston; beloved son of Kathleen F. (Murphy) Paris of Westwood and the late Edward J. Paris; brother of Jane M. McCarthy and her husband William of Medfield, Richard F. Paris current President of BFD Local 718 and his wife Eileen of Hyde Park, John M. Paris and his wife Donna of Pepperell, and Kathleen F. Kineavy and her husband John of Dedham; adoring grandfather of Emma and Eric Tierney; brother-in-law of Ellen Sullivan of Middleboro, William Lee of Hanover, and Catherine Albano of Dracut. He is also loved by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends invited to visiting on Thursday, Nov. 1, in St. Joseph's Church, 153 S. Franklin St., Holbrook, from 3-8 p.m. A firefighters walk through will be at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, Nov. 2, in St. Joseph's Church, Holbrook, at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery in Branitree. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed's memory to Boston Firefighters Kids Fund, 60 Hallet St., Dorchester, MA 02124. Arrangements by MacKinnon Funeral Home, 760 Washington St., Whitman. For directions or to send a condolence, visit www.mackinnonfuneral.com
Published by The Patriot Ledger on Oct. 31, 2018.