Harvey R. "Pops" Paul

Birth Date: Jul. 13, 1930

Death Date: Sep. 10, 2012

Harvey R. “Pops” Paul, Sr., 82, of Biddeford died Monday, September 10, 2012 at St. Andre’s Health Care Facility in Biddeford after a long illness. He was born in Whichers Mills, ME on July 13, 1930 a son of Napoleon & Orise Paulhaus Paul. He was educated in Sanford, ME schools.

On January 2, 1950 he married Virginia J. Shaffer in St. Dominic’s Church in Portland.

Mr. Paul worked over 20 years with the Pepperell Mfg. Co. in Biddeford, a few years with Saco Tanning Corp. in Saco and last worked 13 years with Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford as Security Supervisor retiring in 1995. He worked part time as a bus driver for the Biddeford School Department for many years. He worked a few more years as a custodian at St. James School in Biddeford and at the Biddeford Community Center. He finally retired in 2004 due to ill health.

He enjoyed fishing, reading & the Boston Red Sox. He especially enjoyed reading about history and watching the History Channel.

He was predeceased by a daughter Margaret Mary Paul in 1961 and 9 siblings, Raymond, Roland, Robert, Roy, Norman, Alice, Beatrice, Blanche and Doris.

Surviving are:

His wife of 62 years of Biddeford

6 sons: Anthony Paul & his wife Claire of Biddeford
Andrew Paul & his wife Priscille of Biddeford
Harvey R. Paul, Jr. & his wife Janet of Windham, ME
Bradley Paul & his wife Laura of Saco
Christopher Paul & his wife Sharon of Arundel
Vincent Paul & his wife Daretta of Windber, PA

4 daughters: Naomi Pelletier & her husband Roland of Biddeford
Anna Morissette & husband Roland of Biddeford
Mary Petit & husband David of Saco
Virginia McCrory & husband Michael of Biddeford

1 brother: Albert of Windham, ME

1 sister: Shirley of Durham, NH

22 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 1great-grandchild due in February, 2013,
many nieces and nephews.

There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Biddeford. The family wishes to thank St. Andre’s Health Care Facility for the exemplary care Harvey received while residing there. They would also like to thank SolAMor Hospice for the exceptional care, compassion and support they provided him during his final days. Memorial donations in Harvey’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.



Janice Fecteau Gagnon
My sincerely condolences to the entire Paul family. I remember Mr. Paul when he drove the bus. Great man.

Chauda Labbe
I am so sorry to hear of Paul's passing. My children went to St. James when he worked there and everyone loved him! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ray&claudette Guay
our prayers are with you in these trying times.

Ernest & Vivian Morissette
Our prayers are with the family

Ruby A
My condolences to the family and may I share some word of comfort because life can be so overwhelming at this time. The pain, the grief, and the feeling of hopelessness can be unbearable. I pray that you can find comfort in family and friends but most of all thru our God Jehovah, whose eyes and ears are toward our supplication.

Becky and Fred Miller
So sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you.

Tony & Mary LeBlanc
We're so very sorry for your loss. Please accept our condolences.

Julie & Dan Villemaire
Sorry for you loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dana & Darlene Guay
We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

Christine Main
So sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you. May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.

Paul & Marlene Jolin
We were saddened to learn of your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

David & Denise Gagnon
So very sorry for your loss, please accept our sincerest condolonces


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