Paul V. Conlan

a retired wiring inspector for the City of Boston, died Tuesday August 11 at his home in Braintree. He was 76 years old.

Born in Medford, he was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Christopher Columbus High School and Coyle Electrical School. Mr. Conlan served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a former owner of Friends Catering in Dorchester which he sold in 1984 and Conlan’s Market, Dorchester, which he sold in 1985. Paul retired from the City of Boston in 2001.

He was a member of IBEW Local 103, a fourth degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus Dorchester Lower Mills Council #180, past president of the Dorchester Board of Trade and past president of Dorchester Kiwanis.

He had recently moved to Braintree, having lived in Dorchester and Milton.

Beloved husband of Alice M. (Keating) Conlan. Loving father of Greg P. Conlan (BFD) of Needham and Elizabeth A. Collins and her husband Joseph of Braintree. Grandfather of Gabrielle, Michaela, Paul and Jack Collins and Kara Marie Conlan. Brother of Mary E. Keeley of Dorchester, Joan Jaehnig of Quincy and the late John F. Conlan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Friday August 14 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.