Richard A. Paul
ROYALSTON — Richard A. “Rick” Paul, 60, of 2 Greenhall Rd., died unexpectedly Friday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2015, in Athol Hospital, after being stricken at home.
He was born in Winchendon on May 1, 1955, son of Arlene (Edwards) Foley of Ormond Beach, Fla., and the late Leon A. “Pop” Paul. Rick was a 1974 graduate of Murdock High School, where he was a star athlete and lettered in football, hockey and track and field. He lived in Royalston for 10 years after residing in Ashburnham for 27 years.
Rick owned and operated R. Paul Construction and Trucking in Royalston. A motorcycle enthusiast, he was a member of the Hawg Hawlers. Rick also enjoyed snow skiing, snowmobiling and dirt biking. He also raced mini sprint cars. A fan of the New England Patriots and NASCAR, Rick got his greatest enjoyment from spending time with his family and grandson.
In addition to his mother, he leaves his wife of 37 years, Paula A. (Hadmack) Paul; a daughter, Kristina E. Seguin and her husband Robert of Fitchburg and their son Andrew; his brothers and sisters, David Paul and his wife Donna of Orange, TJ Paul of Florida, Joseph Paul and his wife Sandy of Wells, Maine, Karen Marinelli of Leominster and Sherry Hamilton of Athol, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m., in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce St., Winchendon. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St., Winchendon, are Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Murdock Boosters, care of Murdock Middle/High School, 3 Memorial Dr., Winchendon, MA 01475.