Family Login:

Paul M. Zirpolo
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    101A 1st Ave.
    Waltham, MA 02451

Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Paul by adding your memories.

Resources

Arrangements made by

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Get Directions

Profile of Gately Funeral Home

View Phone Number

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers


Memories & Candles

“So sorry about Paul. He was very respected through out his life. May the family stay strong and go to God's Word the Bible and pray. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lesley

“My condolences to Elaine, Paul's daughters, grandchildren and all his family. Regards Frank Sharp. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Frank Sharp - Family

“My sympathy to the Zirpolo family for your loss. I remember Paul in boot camp at Great Lakes Naval Base, Ill. At that time, we talked frequently, as...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: John J Murphy Murphy - Medford, MA

“May you Rest In Peace Uncle Paul. Thankyou so much for inspiring and encouraging me to meet you and other members of our family back in the mid 1990s...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jane Sharp - WY - Family

“Erin,We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. Losing a parent is never easy. Our prayers as thoughts are with you during this difficult time.Love...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeannine Lesburt - Pompano Beach, FL

“Elaine and Kerri and Erin,I have such fond memories of our friendship on Wesley St. We had such fun times together as neighbors and became friends...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Betty Glazebrook - Saugus, 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 M. Zirpolo, of Somerville, died at the Dedham Healthcare in Dedham on May 17, 2018 at the age of 70. Paul was born in Malden, raised in Somerville and a graduate of Somerville High School. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. After returning from Vietnam, he was a lifelong Somerville resident, worked as a Project Manager for the City of Somerville, where he was in charge of the Somerville High School renovations, the Teal Square Fire Station, West Somerville Community School and also the Healy School projects. Paul was an avid reader, enjoyed golfing and traveled the world while in the Navy. Paul was the beloved husband of Elaine S. (Burgess) Zirpolo. Loving father of Kerry Zirpolo & her husband Joe Squires of Melrose and Erin Trigilio & her husband Eric of Boylston. Cherished grandfather of Max Squires, Mia & Aria Trigilio. Also survived by brothers, sisters, relatives & friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Sunday, June 3rd at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101A 1st Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.