Mass. city closes streets for funeral of Boston firefighter

Boston Fire Lt. Paul Hoban passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, June 16, he was 57

Joe DiFazio
The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.

QUINCY, Mass. — Hancock Street between Beach Street and Standish Street will be closed intermittently from about 10 a.m. to about 10:45 a.m. Monday morning for the funeral of Boston Fire Lt. Paul Hoban, of Quincy.

The funeral will take place at St. Ann's church. Hoban died June 16, he was 57. Hoban joined the Boston Fire Department in 1989.


HOBAN, Paul V. BFD Lieutenant of Quincy, and formerly of Roslindale, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, June...

Posted by Boston Fire Fighters Local 718 IAFF on Saturday, June 22, 2019

He was a United States Navy veteran, and 1979 graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood. Hoban was also a first responder during the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. He was most recently stationed in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston at the Engine 16, Ladder 6 station on Gallivan Boulevard.


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