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Andover — Paul C. Pennelli, 61, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in Andover. He was born to the late Arthur and Bernice (Brinkman) Pennelli on May 16, 1953 in Medford, Mass. He was raised in Medford and graduated from Malden Catholic High School before graduating from Suffolk University with his Bachelor and Master's degrees. He was a longtime employee and Partner at Donnegan Systems in Northborough, Mass. for 26 years.

Paul was a beloved and cherished husband, father and grandfather, affectionately called “Papa” by his grandchildren. He enjoyed nothing more than cooking for his family and friends and traveling through Europe.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Patty (Scimeca) Pennelli of Andover; loyal children, Paul J. Pennelli and his wife, Taylor of Melrose, Alison Lawler and her husband, Matthew of Melrose; grandchildren, Brit Pennelli and Matthew Lawler; siblings, Mary Pennelli-Valdes and her husband, Ray, Janice Pennelli, David Pennelli and his wife, Michelle, Carol Pennelli, and Christopher Pennelli and his wife, Karen; sisters-in-law, Marie Jenkins and Diane Nantoski and her husband, Edd, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Paul will also be sadly missed by his many friends and colleagues.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St., Andover, MA 01810. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at St. Augustine’s Church in Andover at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s name to the Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office (MGH Cancer Center), 100 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114-2548.

For directions, or to offer online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.
Published on  August 14, 2014
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