Paul R. MacLean

Paul R. MacLean

February 17th, 1943 December 12th, 2019

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Obituary for Paul R. MacLean

MacLean, Paul R., 76, of Medford, formerly of Somerville, passed peacefully on December 12, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Somerville to the late Norman MacLean and Angeline A. (O'Connor). Beloved husband of Margaret (Browne). Loving father of Kelly Clark and her husband Daniel and Ashley MacLean. Cherished grandfather of Rachael and Hannah Clark and Logan and Brody MacLean. Paul is also survived by his brother John MacLean and his sisters Janet Boyle and Kathleen Finn, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Paul served as a policeman for 32 years in the City of Somerville. He loved the police force and the many relationships he developed within the community. Over the years Paul enjoyed fishing, boating, and playing cards with his many loyal friends. He also looked forward to the hours he spent at the Dilboy Post and the Dante Club.

His Funeral Mass will be held at St. Agnes Church, 51 Medford Street, Arlington on Friday, December 20th at 10:30am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Church from 9:30-10:30am. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mount Auburn Hospital Hematology/Oncology Department, Mount Auburn Hospital Development Office 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. For online condolences please visit

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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    Saint Agnes Church
    51 Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
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    Friday, December 20th, 2019
    9:30am - 10:30am
  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Saint Agnes Church
    51 Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
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    Friday, December 20th, 2019
  • Interment

    Oak Grove Cemetery
    236 Playsted Road
    Medford, MA
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Paul Curley

Rest in Peace my friend
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You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending with love, your friends and colleagues at Lawrence General Hospital.
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Robyn Caplis

Paul you will be missed. You were a dear friend to my dad. Prayers to your family during this difficult time
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Paul was a lot of fun on duty and off. He always treated everyone great and was a gentleman. I had many laughs with him. Condolences to all who loved him.
Jerry Rymill
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Jumbo was the best
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