Paul Surette, of Falmouth, MA, formally of Malden, was born September 1, 1929 and died peacefully on January 2, 2017.
Beloved husband of Jeanne (Barrett) Surette. Devoted father of Stephen Surette and wife Erin Surette of Swampscott; David Surette and his wife Kathryn Surette of South Yarmouth; Paula (Surette) Asack and her husband David Asack of Stoughton, and John Surette of Roslindale, MA. Survived by his loving grandchildren Siobhan, Thomas, Flannery, Evan, Hannah, Keith, Emily, and Luke.
Paul served in the Coast Guard and the U.S. Army. He worked as a newspaper pressman for fifty years at the Boston Herald Traveler and Boston Globe. His passions included photography, gardening and keeping his family fed. Paul and his wife Jeanne were greeters at Saint Elizabeth Seton in Falmouth, MA. He devoted thousands of hours to youth sports, especially youth hockey, locally, statewide and nationally. He was inducted into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday January 8, 2017 from 1 until 4 PM at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 Route 28A, WEST FALMOUTH.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 9th at 9:45 AM at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 481 Quaker Road, North Falmouth. Interment to follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 11:15 AM.