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FRAMINGHAM – John Paglia, 69, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2022, at UMASS Memorial Hospital. 

John was born in Framingham and lived there until 2014 when he moved to a group home in Marlborough where he spent his remaining years.

He was the son of Larry D. and Louise P. Paglia of Framingham and is survived by his brother, Larry M. Paglia and his wife, Eileen, of Hampton, NH, his niece, Christine Paglia Baker and husband Nick of Florence, MA and their daughters, Cora and Natalie, his nephew Daniel Paglia and his wife, Danielle, of Boxford, MA and nephew Mark Paglia of Northhampton.  John is also survived by many cousins and their families in the area.

John attended special education schools in Framingham and graduated from Keefe Vocational High School. 

He worked in a number of sheltered workshops and was particularly fond of bowling, music and dancing.  He will be remembered as someone who made all who knew him better people for the experience.

A memorial service is planned for a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s name can be made to Thrive Support and Advocacy, 65 Boston Post Rd. W, Marlboro, MA 01752

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Norton Funeral Home

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.