Paul Corcoran
  • 82 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 8, 1934
  • Place of birth:
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of passing: Jan 14, 2017
  • Place of passing:
    Massachusetts, United States
Always on our minds, forever in our hearts

Paul was born on June 8, 1934 and passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Paul was a resident of Lancaster, Massachusetts at the time of his passing.

Paul graduated from Boston University with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. .

He also served during the Korean War in the United States Air Force.

He was married to Janet.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday January 21st from 10am-12pm in the Silas F. Richardson Son Funeral Home 106 West St. Leominster.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to either VCALancaster Animal Hospital 456 High St a Lancaster MA 01523 or to NEADS 305 Redemption Rock Trail Princeton MA 01541.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by melissa harnish on 21st April 2017

A bittersweet couple of days.  Finally, your great granddaughter, Adelyn Breault Kelley has arrived!  We've been waiting for her anxiously, and both she and Amanda are doing terrific.  You would love her.  And of course, that is bittersweet part.  Everything that should be good is somehow just not the same without you here.  I think of you every day, and cry for you every day.  I just wish you were here to meet Adelyn.  We all waited for a baby girl, and I'll never forget how excited you were at Amanda's during her gender reveal celebration last Thanksgiving.  You were truly happy and excited that we were finally getting our baby granddaughter.  And now she is here, and I just wish you were too.  I hope you are watching over us all, and see how perfect and precious sweet Adelyn is.  She would have loved you like we all do.  I'm just so sorry she never even got a chance to meet you.  I just wanted to acknowledge you on this sweetest of days.  I love you.  Miss you.  Every single day."

This tribute was added by Deb Corcoran on 21st April 2017

"Dear Dad, thinking of you and missing you everyday. Time doesn't make it easier, seems to make it more difficult. Memories of our good (and bad) times come flooding in at any time. I watched the first episode of FARGO season 3 last night. Of course all I could think of was how much you would love it, Already quirky, and one of the props is a red corvette, probably the year you always wanted (I take that as a sign from you). Also I hope you already know you now have a new great grandson, Clifton Paul, and a new great granddaughter, still waiting for the name. I know you are watching over them and all of us. Anyway, I just wanted to check in with you. Love your always and forever, Deby"

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 2nd April 2017

"Dear Paul,
I thought of you with love today
but that is nothing new
I thought about you yesterday
and days before that too,
I think of you in silence
I often speak your name
All I have are memories
and your picture in a frame
Your memory is my keepsake
with which I'll never part
God has you in His keeping
I have you in my heart."

This tribute was added by Deb Corcoran on 7th March 2017

"Dear Dad,
Today is my first birthday without you. I have received so many wonderful birthday wishes from family and friends, but the one I want and miss the most is your always birthday call. So instead, I am sending you 61 kisses and hugs. Love and miss you always, your forever first born daughter. Forever on my mind......"

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 6th March 2017

"Miss you so much..."

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 16th February 2017

"I will never get over losing you Paul.  I feel so empty inside.  There is a pain in my heart that won't go away.  Our 31st anniversary is next week...I want you back here with me."

This tribute was added by Deb Corcoran on 14th February 2017

"Dear Dad, I can't believe a month has gone by since you have been gone from us. They say time heals all, but not in this case, time only makes it more real and more sad. But I hope you are comforted with having Josie with you. Love you every day, but I will forever have a broken heart on this sad Valentine's day. Miss you soooo much."

This tribute was added by Lori Kelly on 12th February 2017

"i still can't believe you are gone, not sure it has completely sunk in yet.  I will miss your smile and wit.  I have a fond memory of my wedding day.  We were dancing and the photographer wanted to take our picture, I was getting annoyed that I was continually getting interrupted for photos and you were so calm and soothing.  I want to share an Irish prayer.
May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
May the rain fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand"

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 29th January 2017

"My Love Paul,
I will not forget you.  You are in my waking thoughts, my sweetest memories, my dearest dreams.  I will not forget you.  You have touched my soul, opened my eyes, changed my very experience of the universe.  I will not forget you.  I see you in the flowers, the sunset, the sweep of the horizon and all things that stretch to infinity.  I will not forget you.  I have carved you on the palm of my hand.  I carry you with me forever.  
                                                                                 (Ellen Sue Stern)"

This tribute was added by Taylor Breault on 27th January 2017

"Grandfather I love you so much more than I could ever explain.  I talk to you now every single day and it kills me to think I won't see you again.  I know that you were my biggest supporter and you're up there cheering me on. I was blessed to spend 30 years of my life with you by my side and I am going to spend the rest of my life with you living through me and making you proud every day.  You were the most amazing man I could have ever asked for.  I miss you more than words could say and I love you so so much"

This tribute was added by Linda Moriarty on 27th January 2017

"Janet- I have not seen you in years but
Want to extend my condolences. I am so
sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Linda Moriarty on 27th January 2017

"Janet- I have not seen you in years but
Want to extend my condolences. I am so
sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Cyndi Gauthier on 24th January 2017

"I will always remember Paul as Lori's hip Step Dad who practiced meditation before I had any clue what that even was.  So very sorry for your loss Janet, Lori and all the rest of the family.  Sending my love and prayers..."

This tribute was added by melissa harnish on 23rd January 2017

"on behalf of Taylor Breault,

Grandfather, In Your Honor

There aren’t enough words to explain who you were
I know that no one compares to you
You had no competition and that’s for sure
There was nothing that you couldn’t do
You always spoke your mind and never held back
You were stubborn and never wrong
You fought for our family to keep us on track
You were the one who made us strong
We want so many answers that we’ll never know
There are so many things we wish we said
But I believe you would want us to let go
And honor your life instead
I think about the way you’d want me to be
I think about what you’d say
I think about how much you mean to me
And that gives me strength every day
You were a man of your word and inspired us all
You were our rock and kept us whole
When we needed help we knew who to call
Now we each have you in our soul
I know you’re watching over us and everything we do
And I can feel you everywhere
I know my beliefs will always hold true
Because when you’re needed you’re always there
I know you’d want us to be strong right now
And fight through all our pain

And know we’ll all get through this somehow
And see our loss as Heaven’s gain
I can talk to you now anytime I need
You’re my Grandfather and my best friend
I’ll follow your guidance wherever you lead
This is the beginning that has no end
You lived 82 years doing your best
You impacted everyone you ever met
But now you have your chance to rest
Knowing you’re impossible to forget
We’ll give back to you and make you proud every day
We’ll stay together and all stand strong
We’ll cherish the time we have in every way
Just like you did all along
You were an amazing man, much more than you know
There was nothing you couldn’t do
We’ll take you with us wherever we go
And live our lives in honor of you!

We love you Grandfather, to the moon and stars connected and back!

By:  Taylor Breault"

This tribute was added by Deb Corcoran on 23rd January 2017

"Dear dad,
I will forever cherish the memories of our dad/daughter dinners at the Chateau. Those were special times between just you and me. We would look at the menu, but always ordered the same haddock dish, with a baked potato, that you would save to bring home to Janet. I loved our discussions about our family, and our latest shared interests in TV shows and movies.  And when needed just loving support and a shoulder to cry on in my difficult times.
Your forever love and encouragement throughout my life made me the strong independent woman I am today and you shared that same wisdom with your granddaughter Roxanne making her the self sufficient girl she is today and I know you are so proud of. You adored all of your grand and great grandchildren.
You touched all of our lives in so many positive and loving ways. Sixty years with you was not enough time. I always thought of you as forever young. I know you are still watching over us. And wearing your bracelet brings comfort in knowing you are always with me.
I am proud as your first born to carry on your name and  your legacy.
I could say so much more now, but I will wait until we meet for dinner again. We will have a lot to catch up on.
Dad, I love you always, Your loving daughter.

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 22nd January 2017

"I will love you forever Paul."

This tribute was added by melissa harnish on 18th January 2017

"Dad, you were the one person in my life I have always been able to count on.  No matter what, you were there for me.  You didn't always agree with my choices, but you were always in my corner, willing to listen and guide me. You were there for me when I had cancer, attending every doctor's appointment, chemo appointment, spending all day in Boston with me, always believing I would beat it.  Your love for all of us was unconditional.   We will miss you forever, and though you are no longer with us, we will carry you in our hearts.  Love you to the moon and starts connected and back!  Melissa"

This tribute was added by Jessica Chiurri on 18th January 2017

"I just can't believe you are gone Dad. I am so glad that we have so many good memories. We are so lucky to have a family that likes to do things together. So many trips and gatherings. We all truly love each other. I going to miss you but I know I'll see you again with all our other family members that have passed   I know you are watching over all of us. Love you Dad"

This tribute was added by Janet Corcoran on 17th January 2017

"I will love you til the end of in peace my darling until we meet again."

This tribute was added by Deb Corcoran on 17th January 2017

"I just looked at all the pictures and am balling my eyes out, still can't believe this wonderful man who I was lucky enough to have as a dad is gone from our physical lives, but he will be in our hearts and thoughts always and forever. LOVE YOU DAD, and will see you on the other side."

This tribute was added by Edward Harnish on 16th January 2017

"Thank you for an example of life that only the most special can ever expect to match.  I will look for you on the other side.  

Rest In Peace in the light of the one that loved you before we did."

This tribute was added by Edward Harnish on 15th January 2017

"Your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain forever."

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This memorial is administered by:

Deb Corcoran
Edward Harnish
Janet Corcoran
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