Published August 30, 2019

MELROSE — Paul J. Feeley, 63, life-long resident of Melrose, died suddenly on August 22, 2019.

Paul adored his family. He was a devoted husband, proud father, loving brother and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Paul graduated from Melrose High School in 1974. He went on to earn a bachelors degree from the University of Lowell and a masters degree from Lesley University.

He enjoyed spending time with his family in Sunapee, N.H. Paul was an avid golfer, fisherman and Boston sports fan. He never missed an opportunity to attend his daughters’ sporting events and enjoyed fishing at the dam with his friends. He will be missed by all but never forgotten.

Paul was the beloved husband of Nancy T. (Roache) Feeley. Loving father of Alison T. Feeley of Belmont, Jenifer B. Feeley and Charlene L. Feeley, both of Melrose. Son of the late Francis X. and Alice R. Feeley. Brother of Alice Carney, Carol Lee, Thomas Feeley, Jeremiah Feeley, Cathy Dennison, Mary Downing. Maureen Woods, David Feeley and the late Rose McDonald, Francis Feeley and Charles Feeley. Son-in-law of Joseph Roache and the late Theresa Roache. Brother-in-law of Patricia Roache and Carol Laurino. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation was held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 Foster St, Melrose on Tuesday, August 27 and again on Wednesday morning, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St, Wakefield. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend. Donations may be made in Paul’s name to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA, 02451 or at To send a message of condolence, please visit