Cumberland Times-News

March 5, 2013


Jeffrey Alderton
Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Paul D. Passarelli, 79, of Cumberland, formerly of Frostburg, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born May 1, 1933, he is the son of the late Joseph and Susan (Arnone) Passarelli. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his two brothers, Francis Passarelli and Msgr. Robert Passarelli.

Paul was a lifelong member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus Council 1442 and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron  24. He also was an avid Washington Redskins fan.

Surviving are his niece, Carla Passarelli, whom looked after his wellbeing and her mother Alice, of Silver Spring; sister, Mary Susan Dilley and her husband Daniel, of Lancaster, Pa.; brother, Joseph Passarelli, of The Villages, Fla. and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Michaels Catholic Church on Friday, March 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Father Eric Gauchat O.F.M. Cap as celebrant.

Interment will be at St. Michaels Parish Cemetery, Frostburg.

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