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John J. Paras

November 1, 1927 April 8, 2019
John J. Paras
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PARAS, JOHN J. of Norwood passed away on April 8, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of Mary T. (Kelly) Paras. Devoted father of Claire Paras and her husband Glenn Smith of Bedford, John Paras and his wife Melanie of Milford, Brian Paras and his wife Mary of Hopkinton, Gerard Paras and his wife Dianne of Weymouth, Joseph Paras of Norwood and Caroline Paras of Norwood. Brother of Stella Bulgaris of Randolph, Sofia Paraskevas of Bourne and Mary Paraskevas of Bourne. John is survived by his grandchildren Alexander & Rebecca Smith, Brendan, Meghan, James, Emily, Jack, and Katie Paras. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. Son of the late James and Artemesia (Papachristo) Paraskevas. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St., Norwood MA, on Saturday April 13, 2019 at 8am followed by a funeral mass at 9am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Visiting hours will be held on Friday April 12, 2019 from 4pm – 8pm. Burial with military honors will be at Highland Cemetery, Norwood. John was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during WWII and Korea. He also was a 4th degree Knight and PGK with the Knights of Columbus of Norwood. John grew up in the Mission Hill section of Boston. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University, and also attended MIT and Wentworth colleges. He worked 35 years as a mechanical engineer for Polaroid Corp. Donations in John’s name may be made to Father Bill’s Place, 38 Broad St., Quincy MA 02169.


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Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

4:00 PM 4/12/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home

1248 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062

Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home
1248 Washington St Norwood 02062 MA
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

13

Apr

9:00 AM 4/13/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/13/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena Church

547 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062

St. Catherine of Siena Church
547 Washington Street Norwood 02062 MA
United States

burial with us navy military honors

Saturday

13

Apr

10:15 AM 4/13/2019 10:15:00 AM - 10:45 AM 4/13/2019 10:45:00 AM
Highland Cemetery

320 Winter Street
Norwood, MA 02062

Highland Cemetery
320 Winter Street Norwood 02062 MA
United States

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Highland Cemetery 320 Winter Street Norwood Final Resting Place

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter Street Norwood , MA 02062

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter Street Norwood , MA 02062
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