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Obituary for Paul Hegarty

September 30, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Paul Hegarty, Sr. passed away peacefully with loving family by his side on September 30, 2021. He was 85. Paul was born in Philadelphia to Catherine and Thomas Hegarty. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary (nee Moran); children, Marianne Hegarty (Shawn), Paul Jr. (Kate), Karen Devine (Steve), Michael (Sue), Helen Compton (Sean), Julie Schneider (Scott), and Tim (Jen); as well as 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Paul was an avid Philly sports fan, especially the Eagles. He loved to fish and hunt but only at the Acme. He enjoyed his time with his friends at some of his favorite establishments in the northeast but more than anything he loved spending the holidays with his family.

Relatives and friends are invited to Paul's Life Celebration on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 8:30AM to 10:00AM at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Road, Phila., PA 19154 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM at St. Martha's Church. Luncheon to follow at FOP Lodge 5 (Fraternal Order of Police Lodge), 11630 Caroline Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul's name may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital as our
parent's always gave to this charity.

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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