Paul W. Fluegel, 53, of Mattapoisett passed away on September 28, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Lois S. Cosgrove-Fluegel.
Born in New Bedford, the son of Richard A. and Margery S. (Macomber) Fluegel, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.
Paul graduated from Old Rochester Regional High School where he was awarded the honor of South Coast player of the year for baseball. He then attended Salve Regina College where he received his degree in law enforcement.
He started his career in Nashua, New Hampshire, eventually joining the Wareham Police Department where he was employed for almost 30 years.
Paul enjoyed traveling, camping and above all, skiing with friends and family. He was an extraordinary father, coach and friend, as well as an avid Red Sox and Bruins fan.
He is survived by his wife; his parents; his 2 children, Jacob Fluegel and Alexandra Fluegel; his 2 step-children, Zachary Cosgrove and Angelina Cosgrove, all of Mattapoisett; a sister, Janice White and her husband Randy of Lakeville; a brother, Steven Fluegel and his wife Susan of Wareham; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 3rd at 10 AM in the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Burial will follow in Cushing Cemetery. Visiting hours Thursday, October 2nd from 3-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Paul’s memory may be made Old Rochester Little League, P.O Box 236, Mattapoisett, MA 02739.