Paul W. Giancola

June 15, 1948 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 72)

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Paul W. Giancola, 73, died Thursday June 3, 2021 after a period of failing health.  He was the husband of Ellen “Ellie” (Phillipo) Giancola of Northborough.  They were married for 50 years.  He was born in Marlborough, the son of the late Dante and Constance “Connie” (Carbone) Giancola and lived in Marlborough  all of his  life until moving to Northborough 3 years ago.  

 Paul was a veteran of the Army National Guard.  He worked as a technical recruiter for Tech Aid Inc. retiring  in 2012. 

 He was an avid golfer and loved his trips to Foxwoods.  He was a member of the Italian American Club and the American Legion in Marlborough. 

 Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters; Heidi McManus and her husband Pat of Northborough and Lori Ryder and her husband Rob of Holden, three grandchildren; Jordyn and Haley Roy and Chase Pepper, two brothers; Richard Giancola and Stephen Giancola, both of Marlborough, his beloved dog Clancy and many nieces and nephews. 

He was predeceased by his grandson Ethan Pepper who passed away 2020.

 His funeral will be held on Tuesday June 8, 2021 at 12:00 noon in the Short&Rowe Funeral Home (, 95 West Main St. Marlborough.  Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday morning from 9:00-11:45 a.m. prior to the service. 

     In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Center at 

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Funeral Service
June 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Short & Rowe Funeral Home
95 West Main Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

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