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November 21, 2013

Paul E. Karem, 52

Merrimac, MA — Paul died on Nov. 12. He was born in Gloucester, MA on Dec. 2, 1960, to Judith Krupski and Thomas C. Karem Sr. Grew up in Atkinson/Plaistow area, later went on to earn a degree in mechanical engineering, most recently worked at American Creative Machine Enterprise in Manchester, N.H. Paul was an avid reader, enjoyed golf, and was an enthusiastic sports fan, especially the Rams and Red Sox. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and his co-workers, was proud to be the winner in the "big contest" at work. Paul is survived by his mother Judith Krupski and her companion Rob Hollingshead of Brunswick, ME, stepfather Joseph Krupski and his wife Janice of Harahan, LA. Brothers Thomas Karem of O.O.B., ME. Peter Krupski and his companion Rita Hambelton of Westbrook, ME. Sister Mary Krupski and her companion of N. Waterboro, ME. Nephews Brandon Krupski, Garret Hamrick, Daniel and Sam Krupski, Tyler Cecil, and niece Whitney Cecil. Many relatives and friends in MA and NH. Predeceased by his brother Joseph Krupski. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Online condolences can made at www.directcremationofmaine.com. Contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Paul's name.