Paul C. Hunt Sr, a lifelong resident of Malden, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2023, after a short stay in the Elmhurst Healthcare Facility in Melrose. Paul was born in East Boston in 1936, the son of John and Edith Hunt. He was raised and educated in Malden, graduating from Malden High School with the Class of 1954. He then enlisted in the US Air Force. He served honorably for four years, including a 1-year stay at Iraklion Air Station on the Greek island of Crete, and was discharged in 1959. After the Air Force, Paul began working at Malden Jewelry while attending Bentley College at night. After earning his associate degree, Paul took employment with Monarch Consolidated Foods in Everett. In 1986, when he retired from the company, after 23 years, Paul was Monarch Food's Branch Manager. After his retirement, Paul opened Travel Agents International in Malden, and operated the company for 11 years until he sold in 1997.
In May of 1960, Paul married his sweetheart, Jean C. Carey in Everett. The two spent a short time in Medford before settling down in Malden where they raised their family. They shared 62 years of marriage together. Paul enjoyed spending time at the family beach house in Wells Beach, Maine, and watching the Red Sox.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jean C. Hunt, his sons, Lawrence D. Hunt (and wife Terri) of San Diego, CA, John W. Hunt (and wife Melissa) of Assonet, and Paul C. Hunt Jr (and wife Celeste) of Merrimack, NH, his grandchildren, Joseph, Christopher, Kimberly, Alden, Lily, Julia, and Elizabeth, as well as 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem ST, Malden, on Tuesday, May 2, at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Hearts Church, Malden. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
In Lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a donation to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
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