Paul CarrJune 21, 1935 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 82)
Paul Carr, 45 year resident of Braintree, originally from Dorchester, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 15, 2018 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (O’Brien) Carr to whom he had been married for 51 years. Mr. Carr was born to the late Richard Martin Carr and Mary Agatha (Owens) Carr. He is survived by his sister Nancy Carr Mullen of East Taunton whose husband John Mullen recently passed away, his nephew Richard Paul Mullen and his wife Linda of Taunton, his nieces Patricia Mullen Topoulos and her husband Andrew of Wareham and Andrea Savisky and her husband Robert of East Taunton. He is also survived by six grandnieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Mortimer N. Peck- Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington St, Braintree on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be a gathering at the funeral home on Saturday January 20th at 10:30 a.m. to be followed by a celebration of Paul’s life at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington St., South Braintree Square on Saturday, January 20th at 11:30 a.m. Interment in the family plot at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury where he will be the first of the fourth generation of Carrs interred there. Mr. Carr was a Korean War Veteran of the US Army Signal Corps from 1954-1956. He was a member of the John P. McKeon Post 146 Amvets of Dorchester and the American Legion Post 86 of Braintree. Mr. Carr was also a proud member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts. He also belonged to the Charitable Irish Society, The Irish Georgian Society, and the Union Club of Boston. He also was active in the Town of Braintree serving on the Historical District Commission and as a longtime member of The Braintree Historical Society having served as its President. He also served as an usher at the 11:30 am Sunday Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree for many years. Those wishing to make a charitable donation in memory of Paul may send their gift to Massachusetts General Hospital, Heart Center, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 or the Braintree Historical Society, 31 Tenney Road, Braintree MA 02184.