Paul Edward Purcell

Paul Purcell Obituary

Paul Edward Purcell, 65 died at his home surrounded by his family on December 17, 2022, following a period of declining health.    Paul was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on December 15, 1957, the son of Raymond and Frances (Neary) Purcell. 

He was raised in Lowell, attended Lowell Schools. He relocated to Ashland in the mid 1980’s.  He was employed by LW Packard Woolen Mills in Ashland and also worked for many years for Cumberland Farms.

Paul enjoyed sports and playing softball.  He followed the Boston Sports Teams.   He also enjoyed Scratch Tickets and his dog “Jonbo”. 

Paul was predeceased by his wife Deborah (Ray) Purcell.

He is survived by his son Shawn Purcell and wife Billie Jo of Thornton, daughters, Brandy and husband Chris Hickey of Campton, Sara Purcell and Kelly Latuch of Holderness, and Amanda Purcell of Alexandria, many brothers, sisters and grandchildren. 

Calling hours were held at the Dupuis Funeral Home, 11 Hill Avenue in Ashland on Tuesday December 27th from 5:00 to 7:00pm.  Graveside services will be held  on Saturday May 20, 2023 at 11am in the Green Grove Cemetery, Main Street in Ashland.   For more information, go to 

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