Paul D’Arpa, 48,of Ridgewood, formerly of Brookyln, passed away on January 21, 2020. Paul is predeceased by his father Carlo D’Arpa. Left to mourn his passing is his beloved wife Maria and their treasured children Elina, Carlo, and Julianne. Paul is survived by his adoring mother Providence and his caring siblings, brother John, and sisters, Josephine and Cathy. He will be dearly missed by all of his aunts, uncles cousins nieces and nephews and many friends. Paul was known for his helpful nature and his sense of humor. He was a skillful handy man and a proud self-taught wood worker. Paul delighted in being a pilot and flying single prop planes. He was always willing to lend a hand and enjoyed volunteering in many aspects in his community. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-7pm. Funeral mass will be held on Monday at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Ridgewood. Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Paul’s name to a scholarship fund for his children at https://inmemof.org/paul-darpa