Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Paul D. Salemi

Paul D. Salemi, age 81, of Sharon, formerly of Canton passed away February 1st at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cambridge, he was raised in Quincy and attended Quincy High School. He was the Owner and Operator of Fashion Carpet in Norwood, established in 1967. Paul lived in Sharon for over 20 years and had lived in Canton for 30 years. He enjoyed spending the winters in Boca Raton, FL and was a member of the Boca Resort and Club.
Paul was a devout Christian, spreading love and happiness to those around him as a living example of his faith. He greatly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and had an amazing ability to create smiles and laughter. A long-time Patriots season ticket holder, he was always happy watching and discussing his team. Golf became a favorite activity during his retirement.
Beloved husband of 62 years to Barbara A. (Murley). Father of Lisa Dymond of Middleboro, Melanie Hatfield and her husband Gary of Lewiston, ME, Vicki Rizzo and her husband George of Tewksbury and the late Paul B. Salemi. Father in law of Melissa Salemi of AZ and brother of the late Anthony Salemi, he is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Darren, Joshua, Nicholas, Brandy, Luke, Jared, and Noah. The family wishes to thank Beacon Hospice and Com for Care. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Tuesday 3-5 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Sharon Wednesday morning at 10. Burial Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to “His Kids Ministry” P.O. Box 1061, W. Hanover, MA 02339 (
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021