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Virginia A. (Meuse) Orsillo

Virginia A. (Meuse) Orsillo 1922-2019

Virginia A. (Meuse) Orsillo, of Melrose, formerly of Wakefield, passed away at the Prescott House in North Andover on Sept. 20, 2019 at the age of 97. Virginia was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, raised in Wakefield, and attended Wakefield High School. She resided in Wakefield for 22 years and Melrose for many years. Virginia worked as a Dietary Aide for the Normandy House Nursing Home in Melrose and the New England Memorial Hospital in...

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Anthony "Tony" DeFlumeri

Anthony "Tony" DeFlumeri 1931-2019

Anthony "Tony" DeFlumeri, of Melrose, passed away at the Courtyard Nursing Center in Medford on September 9, 2019 at the age of 88. Tony was born & raised in Mirabella, Italy and came to America in 1947. He resided in East Boston for over 35 years and the past 35 years in Melrose. Anthony was a caring, humble man with a big heart, who never wanted recognition and enjoyed exercising. He owned an apple orchard in Maine and loved to spend his...

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Stephen E. O'Neil

Stephen E. O'Neil 1948-2019

Stephen E. O'Neil, of Concord, NH, formerly of Melrose, died at home on August 29, 2019 at the age of 71. Stephen was the devoted son of the late Walter R. & Anne E. (Chaisson) O'Neil. Caring brother of James O'Neil & his wife Linda of Hampton, NH, Anne O'Neil, Patricia O'Neil, both of Sorrento, FL and Timothy O'Neil & his wife Linda of Wakefield. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home, 79...

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Thomas E. "Pops" Burns

Thomas E. "Pops" Burns 1940-2019

Thomas E. "Pops" Burns of Stoneham, formerly of Everett, passed away at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln on September 1, 2019. He was 79 years of age. Thomas was a Marine Corps Veteran. Mr. Burns was predeceased in death by his wife of 55 years Nancy (O'Brien) Burns. Devoted father of Thomas Burns & his wife Debbie of FL, Dorothy Barme & her husband Wayne of Wilmington, James Burns of Stoneham and the late Daniel Burns. Loving big...

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Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan

Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan 1945-2019

Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan passed away suddenly at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH on August 27, 2019. She was only 73 years. Janet was born in Boston on November 1, 1945 to the late Ralph & Florence (Forrest) Rogers. Janet was raised in Dorchester, graduated from Dorchester High School, lived in Melrose, Walpole, Franklin and several other communities in Massachusetts before moving to New Hampshire 2 years ago. Her grandchildren were ...

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Domenico  "Mimmo" Ternullo

Domenico "Mimmo" Ternullo 1952-2019

Domenico "Mimmo" Ternullo, of Saugus, died August 30th, 2019 at the age of 67, after a brief illness. Domenic was born on in Augusta, Sicily on April 1, 1952 to Giovanni and Carmela (LaPorta) Ternullo. He spent his childhood in Sicily before immigrating with his family to the United States at the age of 16. Domenic owned and operated G&T Auto body on Tremont Street in Melrose, MA since 1977. He knew the value of hard work and dedication. Cars...

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Francis J. "Jiga" Stamegna

Francis J. "Jiga" Stamegna 1957-2019

Francis J. "Jiga" Stamegna, of Melrose, died unexpectedly on August 30, 2019, age 62. He was born and raised in Melrose and was a lifelong resident. Jiga, also known to friends and family as Francis, Franny, Fran, Frank or Tabby, brought the party to heaven when he danced through the pearly gates on Friday, August 30th. Heaven just became a lot more fun, but the world has become a much sadder place. Jiga loved life and was often referred to as...

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Richard J."Dick" Flannigan

Richard J."Dick" Flannigan 1927-2019

Richard Johnson Flannigan, of Melrose, Massachusetts. Passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by cherished wife Elizabeth Lucy (Galley) with whom he shared 59 years of marriage, until her death in 2014. Devoted Father of Joanne Cotton and her husband Daniel Cotton. Beloved grandfather of Michael Murphy, Maxwell Cotton, and Madison Cotton. Father and grandfather to Barbara Murphy and Kaitlyn Murphy....

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George R. Mitchell

George R. Mitchell 1940-2019

George Robert Mitchell of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere and Naples, Florida passed away on Tuesday, August 27th at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers. He was 78 years old. Devoted husband of Judith A. "Judy" (Tracia) Mitchell for 33 years. Loving father of Richard Mitchell and his wife Tammy of New Hampshire, Joey Catanzariti and his wife Michele, also of New Hampshire and Carmen Catanzariti and his wife Caroline of Saugus. Proud papa of...

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Susan (Lykogiannis) Georgantas

Susan (Lykogiannis) Georgantas 1916-2019

Susan (Lykogiannis) Georgantas, of Melrose On August 26th, 1972, our grandfather passed away. On August 25th, he came to retrieve his love. With 103 years behind her, our grandmother represented so many things. She was not only full of class and sophistication, but she possessed a courage that we couldn't even fathom. To put all her faith into her husband and to take the two-week journey to the US via boat to start a new family, a new life, and...

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Edith A.  Grassi

Edith A. Grassi 1924-2019

In Memory of Edith Agnes Grassi August 23, 1924 – August 24, 2019 Edith A. Grassi, long-time resident of Melrose, MA died peacefully in the company of family on Saturday August 24, 2019 one day after attaining her 95th birthday. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Robert N. Grassi who predeceased her in 2014. Edith was born in Haverhill, MA, one of eight brothers and sisters. She was an excellent student and graduate of...

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Donald  J. Gautreau

Donald J. Gautreau 1935-2019

Donald J. Gautreau , of Melrose, died on August 23, 2019, age 83. Donald was born in New Brunswick, Canada in 1935 to Annie McGeoghegan Gautreau and Cyrille Gautreau, Don graduated from Boston English High School where he was an All Scholastic football player. A Marine Corps veteran, he played football for Camp Lejeune and was All Marine Guard in 1956. He received his Bachelors' degree at Boston College, where he also played football and made...

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Paul J. Feeley

Paul J. Feeley 1956-2019

Paul J. Feeley, life-long resident of Melrose, died suddenly on August 22, 2019 at the age of 63. Paul adored his family. He was a devoted husband, proud father, loving brother and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Paul graduated from Melrose High School in 1974. He went on to earn a Bachelors Degree from the University of Lowell and a Masters Degree from Lesley University. He enjoyed spending time with his family in Sunapee, NH. Paul was...

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Virginia M. "Ginny" Mitstifer

Virginia M. "Ginny" Mitstifer 1945-2019

Virginia M. "Ginny" (Kelley) Mitstifer, of Melrose, died at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford on August 20, 2019 at the age of 74. Ginny was born & raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1963. She went on to earn her degree from Salem State University in 1967 and her Master's degree from Lesley College. Ginny resided in Melrose for most of her life, was a third grade School Teacher at the Lincoln School in...

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Stephen Charles Limone

Stephen Charles Limone 1951-2019

Stephen Charles Limone passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 20, 2019 at the age of 68. He is survived by his loving wife Vi, daughter Leah and husband Neil Slyva and their children Paul and Abby, son Christopher, son Brendan and wife Katharine Mooney and their daughter Marinel, sister Pamela and husband Robert McGrath, brothers Douglas and wife Brenda(Murphy), brother Jeffrey and wife Heidi(Olszewski), brother Gene...

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Frances T. (Colantuone) LaVita

Frances T. (Colantuone) LaVita 1930-2019

Frances T. (Colantuone) LaVita, of Haverhill, formerly of Melrose, passed away at the Wingate at Haverhill on August 12, 2019 at the age of 89. Frances was born & raised in East Boston, a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1947 and went on to attend business school. She resided in Melrose for 34 years, Stoneham for 15 years, Saugus for 8 years, Peabody for 5 years and the past year in Haverhill. Frances worked as a school bus driver...

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Richard  "Chips" Cooney

Richard "Chips" Cooney 1940-2019

Richard "Chips" Cooney passed away on August 14, 2019. He was 79 years of age. Chips was born in Melrose on April 28, 1940, raised in Wakefield, graduated from Wakefield High School and from New England Broadcasting School.He served his country with pride in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Chips worked as a program director at Channel 38 and for the past 20 years worked as the recreational assistant at Hanscom Air Force Base for the 66th...

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Dr. Edward R.  Boyd

Dr. Edward R. Boyd 1930-2019

Dr. Edward R. Boyd, of Melrose, died at the Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester on August 15, 2019 at the age of 88. Dr. Boyd was born & raised in Everett and a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1948. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier from 1948-1952. Ed went on to Boston University and earned his Associates in Arts degree in 1953, Bachelors in...

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Stephen W. "Bill" McAteer

Stephen W. "Bill" McAteer 1944-2019

Stephen W. "Bill" McAteer died at Glenridge Nursing Home in Medford on August 14, 2019. He was 74 years of age. Bill was born in Malden on October 1, 1944, he was raised in Malden and Melrose, graduated from Malden Catholic High School and attended Boston University. Mr. McAteer lived in Melrose for 10 years and then in the Maplewood Section of Malden for most of his life. Bill worked in sales and as a service manager at a variety of car...

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Phyllis (Lanzilli) Catalogna

Phyllis (Lanzilli) Catalogna 1921-2019

. Phyllis (Lanzilli) Catalogna passed away at Windsor Place in Wilmington on August 10, 2019 at the age of 98. She was born in East Boston on July 4, 1921 to the late Peter & Josephine (Ciabburi) Lanzilli. Phyllis was raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School, Class of 1938. Prior to her marriage to Vincent Phyllis worked in the payroll department at Filenes and knew Mr. Filenes personally. She lived in Somerville for...

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Maureen E. (James) Vellucci

Maureen E. (James) Vellucci 1941-2019

Maureen E. (James) Vellucci of Malden, passed away on August 10, 2019. She was the beloved wife of 49 years to Cosmo D Vellucci.. Maureen was born and raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School. She worked as a paralegal and in retail for a while but spent most of her life as a stay at home mom to raise her children and her grandchildren. She completed courses at Bunker Hill Community College in order to volunteer as a social...

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William A. Lacey

William A. Lacey 1953-2019

William A. Lacey of Stoneham, MA, passed away on August 8, at the age of 65. He was husband to Linda (Scanlon) Lacey, the beloved son of William J. Lacey of Erie, PA. and the late Martha (Royce) Lacey, devoted brother to Mary S. Lacey of Stoneham and Timothy M. Lacey of Malden, and the loving nephew to Jack and Nancy Lacey of Erie, PA. Bill is also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews. William was born in Boston, MA, raised in the...

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Dorothy T. (Quigley) McCurdy

Dorothy T. (Quigley) McCurdy 1932-2019

Dorothy T. (Quigley) McCurdy, of Lynn, died at the Brudnick Center in Peabody on July 30, 2019 at the age of 87. Dorothy was born in Everett, a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Melrose and went on to earn her degree from Emmanuel College in Boston. She was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Church in Lynnfield for many years and resided in Lynn for 60 years. Dorothy worked as a Food Chemist for Old Neighborhood Foods in Lynn for 27 years...

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Gilda P. (Lanzilli) Perrone

Gilda P. (Lanzilli) Perrone 1929-2019

Gilda P. Perrone passed away on her birthday at the Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester on August 5, 2019. She was 90 years of age. Gilda was born in Boston on August 5, 1929 to the late Peter & Josephine (Ciabburi) Lanzilli. She was raised in Somerville, graduated from Somerville High School in 1947 and lived there for many years. Mrs. Perrone and her late husband John moved to Melrose in 1965 and she has been a resident ever since. Gilda...

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Letitia A. "Ti" (Winton) Walsh

Letitia A. "Ti" (Winton) Walsh 1924-2019

Letitia A. "Ti" Walsh, of Melrose, passed away at the Oosterman's Rest Home in Melrose on August 2, 2019 at the age of 95. Letitia was born & raised in Stoneham and a graduate of Stoneham High School. She was a homemaker, longtime Melrose resident and member of St. Mary's Church in Melrose for many years. Letitia was sweet, strong, independent and her family & friends were the most important part of her life. She loved her home and enjoyed her...

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