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Paul Barone

February 1, 1938 ~ September 28, 2017 (age 79)
Paul Barone, 79, of Southwick, beloved husband of Margaret A. Lis-Barone, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born in Palmer, MA on February 1, 1938, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Rose (Cherise) Barone. Paul grew up in Palmer. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1955 and served proudly with the Army and Air Force for 25 years. Paul worked for Smith & Wesson before working and retiring from the United States Postal Service. He had a love for Corvettes and owned several throughout his life. Paul was an avid gardener and also loved playing cards with family and friends. He loved any event, celebration, or reunion where his family and friends could all be together. He had a deep love for Cape Cod and spent many peaceful vacations there. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Southwick. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. Besides his wife Margaret (Peggy), he leaves 2 stepsons, Wayne Lis, and William Lis and his wife Darla; 2 grandchildren, Joshua and Amanda Lis; 2 sisters, Theresa Loncrini of Hampden and Caroline Venne of Palmer; his sister-in-law, Antoinette Barone Cocchi; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Vincent Barone; his sisters, Lydia Caputo and Ann Balser; his brother-in-law and best friend, John Balser, Jr.; and his nephews, John Balser, III and Louis Caputo.
His family will receive friends on Friday, October 6th from 4-8 PM at the Southwick Forastiere Funeral Home, 624 College Highway, Southwick. His Funeral Service will begin on Saturday, October 7th at 9 AM at the funeral home followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Sheep Pasture Rd., Southwick. Burial with Military Honors will follow in New Cemetery, Southwick. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

 Service Information

October 6, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southwick Forastiere Funeral Home
624 College Highway
Southwick, MA 01077

October 7, 2017

9:00 AM to TBD
Southwick Forastiere Funeral Home
624 College Highway
Southwick, MA 01077


New Cemetery
354 College Highway
Southwick, MA

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