Paul Keefe Dudley

Johnson-Romito Funeral Home

Paul Keefe Dudley

Hudson - Paul Keefe Dudley, age 79 of Hudson was called home to the Lord July 17, 2021. Born in Newton, MA on November 15, 1941 and raised in Paramus, NJ, Paul went to Ridgewood (NJ) High School ('59) before attending the University of Kentucky ('65), where he met and married Carolyn (58 years).

A lifelong accountant, he played softball until the age of 75, coached Hudson High School baseball for 23 years, worshipped at St. Mary Parish, loved following Hudson High School and University of Kentucky athletics, and cheered on the Boston Red Sox.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents Wilton and Gertrude, and his son Mark. He is survived by his wife Carolyn (née Farmer); daughter Sharon; son Kevin (Stephanie); and daughter-in-law Mirjana and granddaughters Juliana and Angelina. Paul is also survived by a loving extended family and a lifetime of friends and supporters that have been inspired by his commitment to his faith in God, his family, the University of Kentucky, and Hudson baseball.

In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to The Diamond Club of Hudson, attn: Buddy Dice, 2500 Hudson Aurora Rd, Hudson, OH 44236 (or Venmo: @dchudson), a 501c organization supporting Hudson Baseball.

Friends will be received from 6-8 PM on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, 19 E. Main St. (on the square), Hudson, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday, July 23, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 340 N. Main St., Hudson, OH. ALL ARE ASKED TO MEET AT CHURCH. Interment to follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Hudson, OH.

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Posted online on July 20, 2021