Paul A. Cunniff

October 29, 2015

Paul A. Cunniff
U.S. Veteran

US Air Force

Korean War Veteran

PAUL A. CUNNIFF- of Woburn, Thurdsay October 29th. Beloved husband of Eleanor O. (Beltrami) Cunniff. Devoted father of Cheryl A. Paul and Joseph Bartolomei of Hubbardson, Paul A. Cunniff, Jr. and his wife Denise J. of Tewksbury, Lisa J. Higgins of Billerica, Craig A. Cunniff and his wife Lynn A. of Hanover, Alison E. Winer and her husband David C. of Derry, NH, and the late Steven E. Cunniff. Dear brother of Joyce Sweeny of Arlington and the late Doris Golding. Cherished grandfather of Cory, John, Andrew, Jake, Steven, Todd, Maxwell, Peter, Kylie, Brandon, and Hunter. Also Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Barbara Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn on Tuesday, November 3rd at 11:00. A calling hour will be held at the Lynch-Cantillion Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn prior to the Mass from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Paul’s name to Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA 01801 or St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:

Paul A. Cunniff passed away peacefully at home on Thursday Oct 29 Beloved husband of Eleanor O. (Beltrami) Cunniff to whom he was married to for 58 years.

Born in Cambridge, he graduated Arlington high in 1947, upon graduation he attended Industrial Tech School of Engineering where he became a Draftsman. He worked for Pratt and Whitney designing jet engines in the mid 70’s, later in his career he worked for Itek and Raytheon procuring contracts.

Mrs. Cunniff worked with Paul’s sister at A&P where they met and it was love at first sight. They made their home on the west side of Woburn. For over 50 yrs, A quiet man he attended church every Sunday. He was a man of his word who loved to grill, coach hockey, and little league for many years. He worked 2 jobs while the children were growing up Paul was a member of The Woburn Irish American club. Woburn Senior center, and St. Barbara’s Parish During the Korean War he Served in the Air Force. He and his wife had many happy Memories.

Paul was sadly predeceased by his parents Andrew A. Cunniff and Edith O’Connor Cunniff as well as his son Steven E. Cunniff, and his sister Doris Golding.

He is lovingly survived by his Wife Eleanor O. (Beltrami) Cunniff: His children, Cheryl A. Paul and Joseph Bartolomei of Hubbardson, Paul A. Cunniff, Jr. and his wife Denise J. of Tewksbury, Lisa J. Higgins of Billerica, Craig A. Cunniff and his wife Lynn A. of Hanover, Alison E. Winer and her husband David C. of Derry, NH, and the late Steven E. Cunniff; his sister, Joyce Sweeny of Arlington; as well as his grandchildren, Cory, John, Andrew, Jake, Steven, Todd, Maxwell, Peter, Kylie, Brandon, and Hunter.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Barbara Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn on Tuesday, November 3rd at 11:00. A calling hour will be held at the Lynch-Cantillion Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn prior to the Mass from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Paul’s name to Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA 01801 or St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, MA 01801.

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  1. Dear Ellie and Family,
    Fred and I are very sorry to hear about Paul. The O’Connor Family and the Cunniffs go back many years.
    Love and Prayers,
    Fred and Jean

  2. My deepest sympathy to the entire Cunniff family, Paul was a wonderful man.

    He and Steven are now together for eternity in paradise.

    Love, Marcia Doyle

  3. Ellie and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The ones we love are never gone but live within your hearts. May you know peace and comfort.

    God bless,

    Charlie & Sandy Culhane

  4. So sorry for you loss, Cunniffs. I have lots of great memories of Uncle Paul.

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    -Rich DeFuria

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