Paul A. Delisle, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Portsmouth.
Born in Berlin on February 27, 1933, he was the son of Andrew and Eva (Michaud) Delisle. He had spent his recent years in Berlin, after raising his family,with the love of his life Priscilla, on Peverly Hill Road in Portsmouth. He was employed by Atherton’s Furniture for many years and owned Delisle Construction with his children.
Paul was a father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He is survived by his daughter Dorothy Chapman, sons David, Donald (Dolores), Daniel (Patricia), Douglas, Dennis, and Dale Delisle, 17 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, many special nieces and nephews, his dear uncle Buddy (Betty), and extended family and friends including Lydia Cochran of Berlin, his siblings Roland (Nancy), George, and Beatrice.
He was predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Priscilla, his son Dana (Lynn) siblings Lucille, Richard, Andrew, Maurice and Leo.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Saint James Church, 2075 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Dana C. Delisle Leadership Award, which provides an annual scholarship to a Portsmouth Clipper Hockey athlete demonstrating leadership skills and elected by their peers, c/o Lynn Delisle Vara, 2241 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105. Arrangements are by the Farrell Funeral Home, 684 State Street, Portsmouth.