Paul W. Rossicone, 71

Mar 29, 2021 by

Published in the March 29, 2021 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Paul W. Rossicone, 71, of Wakefield, died on March 26, 2021 at his residence. Paul was born in Boston on May 24, 1949 and was the son of the late Walter and Elizabeth (Callahan) Rossicone.

Paul was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1967, and later a graduate of Fisher College. He served with the United States Army, Fourth Infantry Combat Division, in Vietnam, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Saugus VFW and the Crystal Community Club of Wakefield. He was also a resident of Laconia, NH. He enjoyed golf and was a member at Waukeewaw Golf Club of Meredith, NH.

Paul was the beloved husband of Martha F. (Taylor) Rossicone. He was the loving father of Brett P. Rossicone and his wife Heidi of Wakefield; Brendan W. Rossicone of Essex; and Elizabeth P. Irons and her husband Kirk of Ipswich. He was the brother of Karen Crocker and her husband John of Wakefield and the late Kenneth Rossicone. He was the cherished grandfather of Sophia, Charlotte and Lorelai Rossicone; and Genevieve and Caroline Irons.

His funeral mass will be held in the Most Blessed Sacrament Church 1155, Main St., Wakefield on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Paul’s name to The Cystinosis Research Network, P.O Box 702 Lake Forest, IL 60045-9998. or visit 

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