Darren J. Paul, 46

NAPLES — Darren Jay Paul, a deeply-loved and admired husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather, 46, of Naples,  passed away peacefully on Oct. 23rd, 2013, after a harrowing battle with colorectal cancer. After diagnosis in 2012, the unwavering love, prayers, and support of family and friends carried him through the many grueling months of chemotherapy.

Darren was born on May 23rd, 1967, in Bridgton, to Donald M. Paul and Donna M. Corson, and was the youngest of four children — Debra J. Paul, Donald M. Paul Jr., and Danielle M. Allen, who still live along the United States East Coast.

Darren is survived by his selfless, caring sweetheart of 22 years, Jodi Rao Paul; three beautiful daughters, Caitlyn Mae Paul, Sarah Lynn Paul, and Kelley Ann Paul; infant granddaughter, Shayla Mae Johnson; father, Donald Paul, and stepmother, Bev Paul; mother, Donna Corson, and stepfather, Doane Corson; sister, Debra Paul and spouse, Marco Phillipon; brother, Donny Paul and spouse, Donna Paul; sister, Danielle Allen; and nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours were held on Saturday, Oct, 26th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home in Casco.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, 29 Lowell St. Lewiston, ME 04240. There are no words that can truly describe the generosity and support that was offered to the family by the Dempsey Center.

“Well, I’ve got to run to keep from hidin’,

And I’m bound to keep on ridin’.

And I’ve got one more silver dollar,

But I’m not gonna let ‘em catch me, no,

Not gonna let ‘em catch the Midnight Rider.”

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