Paul B. Dorsey


Paul B. Dorsey, of Canton, formerly of Milton, August 22, 2014. Born in Boston and raised in Milton, he was a graduate of Milton High School and Boston College. Paul was a 36 year teacher and administrator in the Milton Public Schools, retiring in 1993 as Vice Principal of Milton High School. He was the retired director of the Milton Adult Education Program. A member of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association, he coached tennis at Milton Academy, Curry College and Milton High School. He was also an instructor at The Weymouth Club. Longtime baseball coach at Milton High School, he valued his relationships with his former ballplayers and memories of winning the Division 1 Eastern Mass. State Championship in 1974. He was inducted into the Mass. Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame as well as the Milton High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Paul enjoyed spending time with his family on Cape Cod and was a proud member of the Hilltoppers. Husband of the late Claire E. (Cooke) Dorsey. Loving father of Susan M. Burns and her husband Paul of Canton, Paul B. Dorsey and his wife Cynthia of Canton, Laurie A. Woodworth of Norton and Scott M. Dorsey and his wife Courtney of Milton. Grandfather of Kristen and Paul Burns, Ella Dorsey, Michael and Kelli Woodworth and Jack, Liam, Ryan and Owen Dorsey.   Brother of Robert “Digger” Dorsey and his wife Joan of Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gerard Majella Church, 1860 Washington Street, Canton, Thursday August 28 at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday 4-8 pm. Interment Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Ellie Fund, 475 Hillside Avenue, Needham, MA 02494.