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Paul Francis Sexton
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  • American Heart Assoc.
    300 5th Ave
    Waltham, MA 02451

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“I'm so incredibly sorry for your loss, Michele and Adrian! Thinking of you both during this very difficult time, Paul was a great guy! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Julia McQuade - Stoneham, MA

“Michelle and Adrian so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt sympathy to both of you, hold on to sll the memories you have of him. Joanne and Bill...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Joanne Kelly - Melrose, MA

“Michele and Adrian, We are so sorry for your loss. God rest his Soul.He was a great man. We loved our brother in law and will pray for him. Love, Doe...Read More »
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“Sorry for your loss. ”
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“Sorry for your loss. Take time to grieve and find comfort in knowing that God is near to all those calling on him. Psalm 145:18 ”
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“Michele so sorry for the passing of paul thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time god bless ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Graham - Melrose, MA

“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....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague



Paul Francis Sexton passed away at the Lahey Hospital Center in Burlington on December 14, 2018. He was 72 years of age. Paul was born in Somerville on March 2, 1946 to the late Francis & Mary (Nagle) Sexton. He was raised in Somerville, graduated from St. Clements Grammar School and St. Clements High School, Class of 1963. He was raised in Somerville and has been a resident of Melrose for the past 40 years. He served his country with pride in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Paul worked as a postal clerk for 47 years at the Incoming Mail Center in Chelsea, at the South Boston Postal Annex and finished his career at the Lexington Post Office. He enjoyed hunting from his hunting cabin in the Northern part of Maine, was an avid reader, a history buff and loved Irish music. Paul also was a huge Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins fan. Mr. Sexton was the beloved husband of 40 years to Michele (Belanger) Sexton. Loving father of Adrian B. Sexton of New York City. Caring brother of David Sexton of FL, Margaret Russell of CT and Denise Crowe of Westwood. Loving brother-in-law of James & Dorreen Dolan and Kevin & Susan Belanger. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 8:30-9:30AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 10:00am. Interment with military honors at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. US Army Vietnam Era Veteran. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.