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Paul Bernard Kentel

December 1, 1967 ~ July 10, 2017 (age 49)

 Paul Bernard 'Bernie' Kentel, 49, of Southborough died on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after being stricken ill at home.

Born in Marlborough,  he was the son of Peter S. and June A. (Paskavitz) Kentel of Southborough.

Paul was a 1986 graduate of  Assabet Valley Technical  School in Marlborough.  He was a self-employed contractor working in the Metro West area.  Paul was an active member of the Fayville Athletic Association and an avid NASCAR fan. He enjoyed golfing, bird watching, semi annual trips to 'Camp Take It Easy', camping, listening to Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Seven' each night and most all outdoor activities.   Paul  was a good hearted guy who was always willing to assist anyone who needed his help. Paul’s humor and frankness will be missed by all who knew him. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings, Susan Simmons and her husband, Robert of Wolfeboro, NH; Richard and his wife, Teresa of Hudson; Linda Flagg of Maine; Sheryl Jolly and her husband ,Robert of Worcester; Peter S. Kentel, Jr. of Auburn; his beloved dog, Sam, his turtle, Gamera, aka Mr. Turtle ;  many nieces and nephews and several cousins.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 14, from 4 to 7 PM at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 15th,  at 10 AM at St Anne Church, 20 Boston Road, Southborough.  Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Paul’s memory to American Heart Association,  P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220

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 Service Information

July 14, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Morris Southborough Funeral Home LLC
40 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772

Funeral Service
July 15, 2017

10:00 AM
St Anne Church
20 Boston Road
Southborough, MA 01772

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