Former Executive Director of The Ad Club in the '70s, Paul McDermott, passed away on February 9th. He is praised as having taken the organization to a nationally respected organization during his term as director. The service will be held on Monday, February 13th at St. Cecelia's Parish in Boston.
McDERMOTT, Paul Richard 76, of Newton passed away peacefully on February 9. Beloved husband of the late Nancy King McDermott of Newton. Loving father of Kara McDermott Horgan and her husband Jonathan of McLean, VA, and Douglas K. McDermott of Brighton, MA. Beloved grandfather of Bronwyn, Conaire, and Lorelei Horgan of McLean, VA. Survived by his sister Miriam M. LaCroix and her late husband Harold of Hingham, Margaret M. Taylor and her late husband Paul of Hingham, and James and Diane McDermott of Cambridge. Brother of the late Martin McDermott of Quincy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, February 13 at 10am at St. Cecelia's Parish in Boston, MA. A light reception will follow at the Sheraton Hotel on Dalton St. in Boston. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, www.michaeljfox.org.