Paul J. Wardrobe

  • Born: April 22, 1947
  • Died: March 19, 2020
  • Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

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Paul J. Wardrobe passed away at his home in Tewksbury on March 19, 2020. He was 72 years of age. Paul was born in Medford on April 22, 1947 to the late Roy & Evelyn (McCauley) Wardrobe. He was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1965, graduated from Newbury College and attended Northeastern University. Paul lived in Melrose & Wakefield for many years before moving to Tewksbury in 1995. Mr. Wardrobe served his country with pride in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Paul had a long career working as a supervisor in the Jet Engine Division at General Electric in Lynn. He loved high performance and classic cars and watching naval documentaries, especially "Victory at Sea". He also enjoyed his trips with his family to Cape Cod and Mexico. Paul was the father of Paul J. Wardrobe Jr. & his fiancé Theresa of Andover and Kevin J. Wardrobe & his wife Marie of Alabama, and their mother Jane (Moriarty) Wardrobe. Grandfather of Tylor & Cailyn Wardrobe. Brother of Richard Wardrobe & his wife Dorothy of Billerica and Arlene "Bonnie" Wardrobe of Belmont. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Due to the new directive from the State of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Funeral Director Association and all the current health concerns funeral services and burial at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose will all be private. Please feel free to send a card to family members, drop a card at the funeral home for the family or send a message of online condolence.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I was so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I remember you all so well with such fond memories.

Posted by Miss Martin - Melrose, MA - Teacher   March 24, 2020

Paul, Kevin and family, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Dad.

Fondly, Fran and Paul Demenkow

Posted by Fran Demenkow - North Reading, MA - Family Friend   March 24, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Thinking of you all during this difficult and sad time.

Posted by Susan Gerson - Greensboro, NC - Family   March 23, 2020

Dick;
So sorry for the loss of your Brother !
We are all too often watching our families thin .

Hope you stay well !!!

Your old classmate.
Jim Thirkell

Posted by JAMES THIRKELL - HAMPTON, NH   March 23, 2020

The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.

Posted by John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - Melrose, MA   March 22, 2020


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