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Paul N. Nowlan

December 17, 1953 - July 21, 2017

Paul N. Nowlan

Ashby - Paul N. Nowlan, 63, of Ashby, died July 21, 2017, in UMass Medical Center, Worcester after a brief illness.  He was born December 17, 1953, in Fitchburg, MA son of Rudolphe and Huberte (Cormier) Nowlan.  Paul was in the first class to graduate from Monty Tech Vocational School.

Paul was a great husband, father and grandfather.  He was an avid Nascar Fan, Red Sox Fan, and an avid Beatles Fan.  He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Fitchburg.  Paul loved taking his dog "Bear" for coffee.

Paul is survived by his wife of 42 years, Doloris "Dodi" (Cormier) Nowlan, of Ashby, one daughter; Tammy Nowlan of Fitchburg, and son-in-law Scott Belliveau of Fitchburg, his father, Rudolphe Nowlan of Fitchburg, two brothers; Robert Nowlan of Florida, and Victor Nowlan of Gardner, two sisters; Theresa Tamas of Gardner and Lisa Prentiss of Hubbardston, his grandchildren; Shea Nowlan and Alyssa Belliveau, along with many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He was predeceased by his son Paul J. Nowlan, his mother Huberte (Cormier) Nowlan, and  his brother Joseph Nowlan.

Funeral Information

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial for Paul on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 49 Woodland St.,  Fitchburg, MA.    Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, with prayers at Pieta Chapel. There are no calling hours.

Wright-Roy Funeral Home, Inc., 109 West St., Leominster, MA is directing arrangements.


Service:   St. Joseph Church

Cemetery:  St. Joseph Cemetery

Paul N. Nowlan


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