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Obituary for Mr. Paul J. Linehan

April 19, 1944 - June 29, 2021
Stoneham, Massachusetts | Age 77

A Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend.


Paul J. Linehan, of Stoneham, died on Tuesday, June 29 th , 2021, with his loving family at his side. He was 77.

Paul was born on April 19, 1944, in Somerville, the son of the late Joseph and Sarah (Kearney) Linehan. A graduate of Matignon High School and earned his Bachelor's degree from Boston State College and later his Master's degree in Education from Suffolk University. He married Bobette A. Chiachio on April 11, 1970, in Saint Polycarp Church and they have been residents of Stoneham for over 45 years.

Paul was a well-respected teacher in the Stoneham Public Schools where he taught social studies at the Stoneham Middle School for over 40 years, retiring in 2014.

Paul was the much loved 'Pa' to his three grandchildren whom he adored. He loved being with family at home for occasions or at their beach house in Hampton, New Hampshire.

In addition to his wife of 51 years, Bobbye, he leaves his children, Robert P. Linehan and Felicia S. Linehan and her husband, Alfred Walterscheit; his grandchildren, Alejandro, Pilar and Joaquin Walterscheit; his brother, Frank Linehan and his late wife/ Betty, and the late Charles, Joseph, William, Edward and Richard Linehan; in-laws, Adele Chiachio and Vincent Chiachio (Josephine); many nieces & nephews.

Funeral from The Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main Street, STONEHAM, on THURSDAY, July 8 th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Paul's Eternal Life in Saint Patrick's Church, 71 Central Street at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Saint Patrick's Cemetery.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Paul's Family on WEDNESDAY, July 7 th from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available.

Please consider donations in memory of Paul to Saint Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch Street Boston, MA 02110-1111.

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