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  • Ruth E. (Faulkner) Hussey Obituary Photo
    Ruth E. (Faulkner) Hussey, 96 Melrose, Massachusetts

    September 4, 1922 - September 16, 2018

    Ruth E. Hussey Sept. 4, 1922 – Sept. 16, 2018 September 16, 2018, twelve days after her 96th birthday, we lost Ruth E. Hussey formerly of Everett, MA. Known to all as "Gram" or "Aunt Ruthie," she was born the...


  • John James Doherty Obituary Photo
    John James Doherty, 59 Melrose, Massachusetts

    June 4, 1959 - September 13, 2018

    John J. Doherty, 59, of Melrose, passed away on Thursday, September 13th surrounded by loved ones at Massachusetts General Hospital after being involved in a tragic accident. He will be sadly missed by his family. He...


  • Mary C. (A'Hearn) Vesprini Obituary Photo
    Mary C. (A'Hearn) Vesprini, 88 Peabody, Massachusetts

    April 17, 1930 - September 13, 2018

    Mary C. Vesprini, 88, beloved wife and mother, passed away quietly on September 13th, 2018 at Brooksby Village in Peabody after a long period of declining health. Born on April 17th, 1930, in Revere Massachusetts...


  • Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura Obituary Photo
    Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura, 76 Melrose, Massachusetts

    June 5, 1942 - September 13, 2018

    Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura, of Melrose, died at home surrounded by her family on Sept. 13, 2018 at the age of 76. Lucille was born & raised in Somerville and a graduate of Somerville High School, Class of 1961. She...


  • Clara Eloise (Larson) Rachlen Obituary Photo
    Clara Eloise (Larson) Rachlen, 86 Melrose, Massachusetts

    December 23, 1931 - September 7, 2018

    Clara Eloise (Larson) Rachlen, age 86, passed peacefully in her sleep on September 7, 2018. She was born in Cambridge on December 23, 1931 to the late Martin and Emily (Donnelly) Larson. Clara was raised in Roxbury and...


  • Bertha V. (Saari) Brickley Obituary Photo
    Bertha V. (Saari) Brickley, 89 Melrose, Massachusetts

    January 15, 1929 - September 3, 2018

    Bertha V. (Saari) Brickley passed away surrounded by her family at her home in Melrose on September 3, 2018. She was 89 years of age. Born an only child to Finnish immigrants in Quincy, MA, Bertha was educated at the...


  • Lillian M. (Dana) Cabral Obituary Photo
    Lillian M. (Dana) Cabral, 90 Malden, Massachusetts

    March 7, 1928 - September 1, 2018

    Lillian M. (Dana) Cabral, of Malden, formerly Melrose & Stoneham, died unexpectedly on Sept. 1, 2018 at the age of 90. Lillian was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester. She resided in Melrose for many years, Stoneham...


  • Douglas Stratton Martell Obituary Photo
    Douglas Stratton Martell, 76 Melrose, Massachusetts

    December 4, 1941 - August 30, 2018

    Douglas Stratton Martell passed to his eternal rest on August 30, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Doug was born on December 4, 1941 to Douglas and Helen (Stratton) Martell. He was born in Cambridge, raised in...


  • Maria M. von Jako Obituary Photo
    Maria M. von Jako, 87 Melrose, Massachusetts

    March 16, 1931 - August 29, 2018

    Maria Magdalena (Gál) von Jako, longtime resident of Melrose, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully with her loving children at her side, in her favorite place, her home of 51 years, on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at...


  • Henry A. Ranelli Obituary Photo
    Henry A. Ranelli, 79 Melrose, Massachusetts

    July 1, 1939 - August 26, 2018

    Henry Anthony Ranelli, of Melrose, died at his home surrounded by his family on August 26, 2018 at the age of 79. Henry was born in the North End of Boston, raised in East Boston and a graduate of East Boston High...


  • Irene C. (Campatelli) Maffei Obituary Photo
    Irene C. (Campatelli) Maffei, 94 Melrose, Massachusetts

    August 18, 1924 - August 26, 2018

    Irene C. (Campatelli), of Melrose, died peacefully on August 26, 2018 at the age of 94. Irene was born in East Boston on August 18, 1924 to the late Gino and Stella Campatelli. She was raised in East Boston and...


  • Mary E. "Betty" (Tessier) Hanlon Obituary Photo
    Mary E. "Betty" (Tessier) Hanlon, 93 Melrose, Massachusetts

    September 24, 1924 - August 21, 2018

    Mary E. "Betty" (Tessier) Hanlon of Melrose, formerly of Watertown & Somerville, passed away at the Benchmark Senior Living in Woburn on August 21, 2018. She was 93 years of age. Beloved wife of 53 years to the late...


  • Camille M. (Belmonte) Barresi Obituary Photo
    Camille M. (Belmonte) Barresi, 91 Melrose, Massachusetts

    August 28, 1926 - August 20, 2018

    Camille M. (Belmonte) Barresi passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on August 20, 2018. She was 91 years of age. Camille was born in Revere on August 28, 1926 to the late Alfred & Susan (Beatrice)...


  • Phyllis Audrey (Alves) Powers Obituary Photo
    Phyllis Audrey (Alves) Powers, 88 Melrose, Massachusetts

    April 21, 1930 - August 13, 2018

    Phyllis Audrey Alves Powers died peacefully August 13,2018 surrounded by her nine children , many of their spouses and her cherished grandchildren. Phyllis was born April 21, 1930 to Alfred Enos Alves and Helen O...


  • Linda L. (Perry) O'Donnell Obituary Photo
    Linda L. (Perry) O'Donnell, 60 Melrose, Massachusetts

    March 18, 1958 - August 12, 2018

    Linda L. (Perry) O'Donnell, of Melrose, passed away after a lengthy illness at home on August 12, 2018 at the age of 60. Linda was born & raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1976. She went...


  • Ann E. "Nancy" Bennett Obituary Photo
    Ann E. "Nancy" Bennett, 84 Woburn, Massachusetts

    January 29, 1934 - August 11, 2018

    Ann E. "Nancy" Bennett, of Woburn, formerly of Arlington, passed away at Grosvenor Park Health Center in Salem on August 11, 2018. She was 84 years of age. Nancy was born & raised in Somerville and a graduate of Mary...


  • Kathleen M. (Faragi) "Kitty" Sylvain Obituary Photo
    Kathleen M. (Faragi) "Kitty" Sylvain, 73 Saugus, Massachusetts

    February 19, 1945 - August 8, 2018

    Kathleen M. "Kitty" (Faragi) Sylvain, of Saugus, passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on August 8, 2018 at the age of 73. Kitty was born & raised in Saugus and attended Saugus schools. She was the beloved wife...


  • Niko Mico Obituary Photo
    Niko Mico, 92 Malden, Massachusetts

    November 8, 1925 - August 4, 2018

    Niko Mico, the older son of the late Dafina and Dhimitraq Mico and brother of the late Pandi and Vaska Mico, entered the eternal life peacefully on August 4, 2018 at the age of 92. Niko was born and raised in Albania,...


  • Claire N. (Pedrini) Gillis Obituary Photo
    Claire N. (Pedrini) Gillis, 84 Melrose, Massachusetts

    March 30, 1934 - July 29, 2018

    Claire N. (Pedrini) Gillis passed away at Greenwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wakefield on July 29, 2018. She was 84 years of age. Claire was born in Cambridge on March 30, 1934 to the late Mario & Madeline ...


  • Stanley G. Smiley Obituary Photo
    Stanley G. Smiley, 75 Melrose, Massachusetts

    December 31, 1942 - July 26, 2018

    Stanley G. Smiley, of Melrose, passed away on July 26, 2018 at the age of 75. Stanley was born in Lynn on December 31, 1942 to Stanley W. & Elizabeth (Sargent) Smiley. He was raised in Marblehead and graduated from...


  • Willis E. "Billy" Hardy III Obituary Photo
    Willis E. "Billy" Hardy III, 41 Lynn, Massachusetts

    January 8, 1977 - July 22, 2018

    Willis E. "Billy" Hardy III passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston from endocarditis on July 22, 2018. He was 41 years of age. Billy was born in Melrose on January 8, 1977 to Willis & Patricia (Rahilly)...


  • Lorraine F. Crossland-Standley Obituary Photo
    Lorraine F. Crossland-Standley, 71 Newmarket, New Hampshire

    May 18, 1947 - July 18, 2018

    Lorraine Fayne Webster, 71 of New Market, NH lost her battle to Lung disease on July 18, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Fern (Amstutz) Crossland, Step Mom Margaret (Catto) & Kenneth Crossland. She lived and...


  • Mary E. (Maloney) Boyden Obituary Photo
    Mary E. (Maloney) Boyden, 90 Melrose, Massachusetts

    June 25, 1928 - July 16, 2018

    Mary E. (Maloney) Boyden, of Melrose, passed away at the Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield on July 16, 2018 at the age of 90. Mary was born & raised in Revere, resided in Revere for 20 years, Everett for several...


  • Leo J. "Pete" Hurley, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Leo J. "Pete" Hurley, Jr., 80 Melrose, Massachusetts

    April 11, 1938 - July 14, 2018

    Leo J. Hurley, Jr, of Melrose, MA, known to many as Pete, passed suddenly on Saturday, July 14th, 2018. Born April 11, 1938 in Winthrop, MA, to Leo and Eleanor Hurley, he grew up on Wolcott Road, Revere and Larchmont...


  • Norah M. (O'Regan) Woods Obituary Photo
    Norah M. (O'Regan) Woods, 76 Malden, Massachusetts

    April 4, 1942 - July 12, 2018

    Norah M. (O'Regan) Woods, of Malden, passed away at the Genesis at Glenridge Nursing Center in Medford on July 12, 2018 at the age of 76. Norah was born & raised in Somerville and a graduate of St. Joseph's High School,...