Lucille Catherine Paul, 91

Jul 30, 2012

Lucille Catherine (Bradley) Paul, 91, widow of the late Harrison Parker Paul, died July 27, 2012, at the hospice unit of Waldo County General Hospital. She was born in Searsport June 8, 1921, the daughter of Ralph and Fannie (Nickerson) Bradley.

She was a graduate of Searsport High School in the class of 1937, and attended Bangor  School of Commerce. Lucille was a devoted and active member of the First Church in Belfast. She lived her life in accordance with her belief that a friend is what the heart needs all the time and she was a friend to many, including the High Street Group Home and the Marsh Road Group Home. Lucille was well known in the community as a prolific note-sender and visitor to those in need. Her children would like all to know that she was a remarkable mother whose strong values, standards and convictions shaped their lives.

Lucille is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Linda Paul of Belfast, Jeffrey and Joyce Paul of Sammamish, Wash., and Gregory and Valerie Paul of Saint Rose, La., and a daughter, Andrea Paul, of New Gloucester; her beloved grandchildren, Tonya, Nicole, Casey, Nathan, Amy, Lorelei and Austin Paul; great-grandchildren, Mason and Griffin Hurd; two sisters, Marguerite Moody and her husband, Leroy, and Ethel Moody; as well as Emery Taylor; and several dear nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband and sisters Patricia Knox Nichols and Ruth Taylor and infant brother William.

Family and friends are invited to gather from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the First Church in Belfast, where a memorial service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the First Church in Belfast, 8 Court St., Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered at

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