Philip J. Paradis, 49

By contributor,

Philip J. Paradis, 49, died unexpectedly at home on October 29, 2010. He was the father of Daniel Paradis of Sutton. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Alverie and Rita (Heaton) Paradis.

Philip was a 1983 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He was employed by St. Cobain Company of Worcester for 20 years. He was an avid fishermen, hunter and golfer and most of all enjoyed spending time with family.

Besides his son, he leaves his former wife, Kathleen (Day) Paradis of Sutton, his sisters Leona and her husband Harry Montville of Bellingham, Helene and her husband Frank Mayti of Franklin, Jean and her husband Al Tatro of Milford; and his brothers George and his wife Janet of Oakham, William and his wife Rita of Ayer, Andrew and his wife Lisa of Hudson and Joseph and his wife Laurie of Hopkinton. In addition, he leaves many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held November 5, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. from the Callanan-Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street. A memorial funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery. Memorial calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday, November from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.