Paul married Nancy Faria of New Bedford, MA on August 26, 1961 in Westport MA. They started their life together on Cape Cod and shortly after moved to Seekonk, MA where they raised their 4 children for 20 + years. Upon retirement, Paul and Nancy, moved back to their favorite place, Cape Cod, where they enjoyed the beaches, boating, golfing and many family gatherings.
Paul prided himself as a dedicated family man and provided guidance and support to his children throughout the years. In the early days he was a member of the Seekonk Knights of Columbus where he made many lasting friendships, as well as, receiving the honor of Grand Knight. He was also an active parishioner of Mt. Carmel Church. During Paul's retirement his passion was to take his wife Nancy on many cruise ships around the world and in his free time he volunteered his services at Cape Cod Community College giving back to the community his financial expertise.
He is survived by his son Paul A. Given, Jr. and his wife Laurie of Seekonk MA, daughters Mary-Elizabeth Matrone and her husband John of Urbana MD, Pamela Given Keep of Plymouth MA and Susan Goodrich and her husband Timothy Adams of Falmouth MA. Paul also leaves behind his grandchildren, Andrew Given and his wife Isabel, Lindsey Given, Joseph Given, Michael Matrone and his wife Taylor, Jeffrey Matrone and his fiancé Holly Arthur, James Keep, Patrick Keep, Hannah Given, Emma Adams & Timmy Adams.
Paul was also blessed with a newly born great grandson, Jaxon Matrone. Paul is predeceased by his siblings, Philip, James Leo and Barbara. In addition, Paul is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews in Rhode Island. Visiting hours will take place at Cartmell-Davis Funeral Home, 619 State Rd. Plymouth, on Tuesday, June 6 th between the hours of 9:00 – 10:30 am. A mass will immediately follow at St. Bonaventure, 801 State Road, Plymouth. The burial service will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery 550 Wampanoag Trail, Riverside, R.I.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Paul's name to Beacon Hospice. You may donate online at www.amedisys.com or you may send check payable to Amedisys Foundation, 32 Resnick Rd., Suite 3, Plymouth MA 02360. To share an expression of
sympathy with Paul's family, please visit www.cartmelldavis.com.
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023 9:00am to 10:30am