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Paul E. Cantara

1955 ~ 2018 (age 62)


Paul E. Cantara, 62, of Old Orchard Beach died on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at home.  He was born in Biddeford on December 11, 1955 a son of George and Juliette (Vallee) Cantara.  He was educated in the local school system.


Paul worked at Jolly-John used car sales as finance manager, and then with Champion Auto in Arundel until his death.


He was an avid sports enthusiast, a loyal Green Bay Packers fan, and loved the New England Patriots; he also loved gambling, especially blackjack.  Above all he enjoyed time with his family, and had spent many hours playing drums with his brothers in their mom’s basement.


Paul was pre-deceased by his parents and a brother Donald.


He is survived by his brothers:

Roger Cantara and his wife Elaine of Biddeford

Norman Cantara and his wife Elizabeth of Saco

Raymond Cantara and his wife Elaine of Biddeford

Marc Cantara and his wife Lynn of Biddeford

And his god Son Peter Cantara along with several nieces and nephews     




Visiting Hours will 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A prayer service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in St Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford.   To share condolences online, please visit

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