Obituaries

Paul M. Raposo

February 17th, 2014

Paul M. Raposo, age 84, of Wilmington, passed away on February 16th, at the Winchester Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband of Rose M. (DiTucci) Raposo of Wilmington, loving father of Paul Raposo and his wife Juli of Rochester, NH, Kathleen Raposo and Steven Raposo and his wife Tina, all of Wilmington, cherished “Grampa” of Sherry, Casandra and Tony Raposo and Sean Hickford, “Papa” of Danielle, Steven and the late Krystal Raposo, great “Papa” of Rene` and Janetsi, son of the late Manuel and Laudalena (Amaral) Raposo and dear brother of the late Ronald Raposo, who is survived by his wife Marietta of New York.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, February 21st, at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m.  Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery.  Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, February 20th, from 4-8 p.m.  Memorial donations in Paul’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA  01701 or American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA  01701.

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6 Entries in Guest Book for “Paul M. Raposo”

  1. Steve says:

    Thank you dad for every thing you have done for me. Will have you in my thoughts for ever. Love you…

  2. Debbie Michalides says:

    So sorry for your loss . Thoughts and prayers to all of you
    Love you

  3. As good as it gets cafe says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Paul. Rose we are so sorry for your loss

  4. Henry St. Hilaire says:

    Steve & The Raposo family,
    Terribly sorry to hear of your loss.

  5. Gracinda says:

    I enjoyed sharing Portuguese words with you my friend.
    May you enjoy the peace that Jesus gives for eternity.
    I’ll miss you!

  6. Kathleen says:

    Dearest Dad,

    Thank you for being the best father to me. You worked hard all your life to provide for our family because you loved us very much. I will miss hearing of your daily adventures with mom – the love of your life. I will miss hearing “what’s for supper?” just after you’ve finished lunch. We knew your love of food, too.

    I know in time my many fond memories of you will outweigh my sorrow – the time you, mom and I spent the day at the Butterfly Place; trying out different lunch restaurants on Friday’s; and always praising my cooking (when we both knew I couldn’t tell a beef from a pork loin roast!). I will never forget what you used to always tell me: “you can’t change the stripes of a tiger.”

    I will miss you, Dad. Thank you for being my dad – my father.

    Love,
    Your daughter

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