Paul J. Valenti Jr., 82, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, after a long period of declining health. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in the North End. After losing his father at a young age, he learned the value of working hard to provide for his family. In 1963, he married Theresa M. D'Amore at Sacred Heart Church in Roslindale, and together they shared 58 years of marriage and raised three beloved children. Paul was a longtime employee of Stop & Shop, working as a Produce Manager for many years at several of their stores. After his retirement from Stop & Shop, he worked as a Clerk and Paperwork Runner for several auto dealerships on the Automile in Norwood, and retired 5 years ago. Paul was a devoted father and grandfather who enjoyed going to the movies on Sunday afternoon with his children when they were young. He also enjoyed having Chinese Food dates with his granddaughter Angelina. He was a car lover and was the proud owner of several Corvettes over the years. He enjoyed going to car shows with his family. Paul enjoyed traveling to California to visit his daughter and her family, and traveling to Las Vegas. He enjoyed a good game of Roulette and also enjoyed spending time at Foxwoods. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and friends.
In addition to his wife, Theresa (D'Amore) Valenti of Brockton, Mr. Valenti is survived by his children, Paul J. Valenti III and Wendy of Walpole, Anthony C. Valenti and Christina Barros of Brockton, and Maria Binkerd of CA. He was the beloved Papa to Angelina Valenti, whom he shared a special bond with, Amy Valenti, Cris Nogueira, Skye and Dylan Binkerd, and Nicole and Lauren Valenti. He was the brother of Edwina Valenti of Quincy and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A Visiting Hour will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Saturday, May 29th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM followed by Funeral Prayers at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Stoughton. Donations in Paul's name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.