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“This is Frankie Hinerman, I'm so sorry he was a great man and him and Madeline are together now ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Frankie Hinerman - Ocklawaha, FL

“This is Frankie Hinerman, I'm so sorry he was my friend and uncle ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Frank Hinerman - Ocklawaha, FL

“I'm so sorry to hear of Paul's passing! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Margaret Tierney - West Peabody, MA

“We are so sorry to hear that Paul Jr passed away. It has been a sad couple months for our family but knowing that Aunt Nancy and June are with their...Read More ยป
4 of 6 | Posted by: Cheryl Treacy - North Andover, MA

“Dear Colwell family I'm so sorry to learn of your loss. My deepest condolences to each of you. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Denise (Linda's long time friend) Carter - MI

“My deepest condolences to family and friends.I have fond childhood memories of Paul and family. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Robert Farrell - GRAY, ME


Paul R. Colwell Jr., age 64 of Peabody, formerly of Wakefield, died on Monday January 17th at his home.

He was born in Melrose and was the son of Paul R. Colwell, Sr. and the late Nancy (Farrell) Colwell, currently of Burlington.

Paul grew up in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1975. He was an independent distributor for Pepperidge Farm for over 40 years. Paul was an avid sports fan (Pats, Sox and Bruins), enjoyed playing softball and golf and loved to travel, particularly going on cruises and visiting Florida with his late wife Madeline.

He was the beloved husband of the late Madeline (Hinerman) Colwell. He was the loving father of Erica Colwell, and stepfather of Matthew Bryant Jr., Kevin Bryant, and Kerry Nota. Paul was also the brother of Deanne Colwell of Wakefield, Susan Colwell of Burlington, and Linda Colwell of Topsham, Maine.

His Funeral Mass will be held in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Friday, January 21st at 10:00 a.m. All are invited to attend. Interment, Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.