Mary P Durso Paul

  • Birth 27 Jan 1931
  • Death 11 Sep 2011
  • Burial Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 76392706

Mary P. (Durso) Paul, 80, of Brockton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at her home, under the care of her family and hospice, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Frederick S. Paul. Born Jan. 27, 1931 in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Nicola Durso and Constance (Uricola) Durso. Mary was a lifelong resident of Brockton where she was extremely proud of her Italian heritage. She graduated from Brockton High School, Class of 1948. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Margarets Church. Mary worked for the City of Brockton School Lunch Program for 35 years and retired from the Davis School. She was active with the Brockton Council on Aging and was appointed to its Board of Directors serving as its Treasurer. She was also appointed by the Plymouth County District Attorneys Office to be a liaison for senior citizens. Mary was an avid Brockton Boxers fan and loved the New England Patriots. She was the beloved mother of Gregory Paul and his wife Arlene of Bridgewater, Valerie Paul of Branford, CT, and Terri Elliot of Sagamore Beach. She will be sadly missed by her six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and her many longtime wonderful friends. She is also survived by her brother Michael Durso of Brockton; her sisters, Treasa Thomas of Falmouth and Blanche Taylor of Oregon. She was the sister of the late Joanne Phyllis Dotten. Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rte. 123), Brockton on Thursday at 8:00 a.m. thence to Christ the King Parish, 42 Wendell Ave., Brockton where a funeral Mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours Wednesday 5:00-8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of the Brockton Council on Aging, 10 Father Kenney Way, Brockton, MA 02301. For directions and obituary, visit www.RussellFuneralHome.com.


Published in The Enterprise on September 12, 2011


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  • Created by: Carol Bestick
  • Added: 12 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76392706
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary P Durso Paul (27 Jan 1931–11 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76392706, citing Calvary Cemetery, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Carol Bestick (contributor 46991759) .