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Paul  F. McAllister

Paul F. McAllister
  • October 17, 1930 - April 14, 2017
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts
    512 Forest St.
    Marlborough, MA 01752
  • St. Matthias Parish
    409 Hemenway St.
    Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Buddy Dog
    151 Boston Post Rd.
    Sudbury, MA 01776

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“The world lost a great man last week. Although we were never the closest; you were my one and only Grandpa. Who never once called me anything but ...Read More »
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“My thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless you in your time of sorrow. ”
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“Paul was a good mentor to me as I started my career as an accountant, giving me the opportunity to learn about tax preparation and accounting. He...Read More »
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Paul F. McAllister, 86, of Marlborough, MA, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital. He was the husband of Marie (Smith) Shea McAllister of Marlborough, to whom he had been married for the past 38 years and the son of the late Percy and Eleanor (Belotti) McAllister. He had also been the husband of the late Anna (Glodenis) McAllister.
Born in Hudson, MA, he was raised by his grandmother, from the age of six, following the death of his mother. A graduate of Hudson High School, Class of 1949, he served for many years in the National Guard.
He worked at several local shoe factories, including Frye Shoe, as well as serving as CFO of a local manufacturing company while continuing his education. In 1959, he graduated from Bentley School of Accounting and Finance, now Bentley University, and began private practice as a Certified Public Accountant. He was passionate about his business. His clients were as important to him as his family and he did everything possible to help them improve their business and there financial well being. He continued to work until his health no longer made it possible. Proud of his Marlborough community, he served as Past President of the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Marlborough Lions Club, Ward Chairman for the Democratic City Committee, and helped in the rehab efforts to several Marlborough and Hudson properties. He was extremely proud of all his children and grandchildren.
Although he was dedicated to his work, he had many outside interests. He collected antiques as well as owning the former Eagle House Antiques, loved to bowl, winning in local leagues, loved animals, enjoying the company of his son's dog during his workday and camping with his children, He was also an avid boater, maintaining his boat in Newport, RI.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Attorney Kevin McAllister, of Marlborough, his step-children, Gregory Shea and Maureen (Shea) Magee and her husband John and his grandchildren, Jennifer Magner, Jack Norris and Alicia Norris and his great grandchild, Julian Woodward as well as several nephews. He was also the father of the late Patricia McAllister and the brother of the late Robert McAllister.
Paul's family wishes to thank the entire staff of the Intensive Care Unit at Marlborough Hospital for the compassion shown to them as well as the care given to Paul during his illness.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 5-8 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 21 at 12:00 noon at St., Matthias Church 409 Hemenway St. Marlborough.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough. Donations may be made to the Special Olympics Massachusetts, 512 Forest St., Marlborough, MA 01752 or Buddy Dog, 151 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776