Methuen, MA — Paul A. Santapaola, 65, of Methuen passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Methuen Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Lawrence and was a graduate of Tenney High School in Methuen.
Paul worked as a travel agent for AAA and retired from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts where he worked as an accountant. He was a parishioner of Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church in Lawrence and served with the U.S. Air Force.
Paul was predeceased by his father, Anthony Santapaola and is survived by his mother, Lena (DeMarco) Santapaola of Methuen; his brother, Vincent Santapaola and his wife, JoAnn of Salem, N.H.; his nieces, Leeann Huntington and her husband, George of Manchester, Conn., and Nancy Milligan and her husband, Scott of Methuen; his grand-nephew, Charlie and his grand-nieces, Callie and Serena.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 35 Essex St., Lawrence. Interment will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD, 20852; or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA, 02241. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.