Melrose Obituaries

Anne F. Stanton, 87

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Published in the April 28, 2017 edition MELROSE — Anne F. (McGee) Stanton of Melrose passed away on her 62nd wedding anniversary at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on April 18. She was 87 years of age. Anne was born in Melrose on July 14, 1929 to the late James and Mary (Farley) McGee. Mrs. Stanton was raised in Melrose, graduated from St. Mary’s Grammar & St. Mary’s High School and then from Bridgewater State College. Prior to having children she worked as a first grade teacher in Malden. Anne has been a lifelong resident of Melrose, was a...

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Howard J. Oliver, 86

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Published in the April 28, 2017 edition WINTHROP — Howard J. “Howie” Oliver, 86, of Winthrop and a former resident of Melrose and Malden, passed away on April 20. Howie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, then worked as a skilled machinist most of his life before retiring. He was the proud co-owner of Mim and Jim’s Consignment shop in Melrose in the 1970s. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary V. (McGonagle) Oliver. He was the loving father of Lynne A. (Oliver) Hatton, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, and husband...

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Howard J. Oliver, 86

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Skilled machinist was also Korean War veteran Published in the April 28, 2017 edition WINTHROP — Howard J. “Howie” Oliver, 86, of Winthrop and a former resident of Melrose and Malden, passed away on April 20. Howie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, then worked as a skilled machinist most of his life before retiring. He was the proud co-owner of Mim and Jim’s Consignment shop in Melrose in the 1970s. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary V. (McGonagle) Oliver. He was the loving father of Lynne A. (Oliver)...

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Mary Elizabeth Saulnier, 99

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Worked at GE’s Lynn plant for many years Published in the April 28, 2017 edition MELROSE — Mary Elizabeth “Liz” (Bourque) Saulnier, 99, passed away at the Fitch Home in Melrose on April 20. Liz was born in Reading on May, 30, 1917, she was raised in Nova Scotia, lived in Chelsea for over 60 years and the last 3 years in Melrose. Mrs. Saulnier worked for many years at the General Electric Plant in Lynn. Liz was very active at St. Rose Church and the senior activities in Chelsea prior to moving to Melrose. She loved to crochet, was very...

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Joseph Jafo Carriere

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Musician, actor graduated from Melrose High Published in the April 28, 2017 edition MELROSE — Joseph Jafo Carriere, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away at his Melrose home on Saturday, April 22, after several lengthy illnesses. Joe was born and lived in Melrose. He attended the Horace Mann and St. Mary’s schools in Melrose. Joe graduated from Melrose High School and also attended the Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall School, Northeastern and Berklee College of Music. Joe, an accomplished guitarist, led his band “Jafo World” at well-known...

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George DiMambro, 84

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Meat cutter was an avid sports fan Published in the April 28, 2017 edition WOBURN — George DiMambro, 84, of Woburn and formerly a longtime resident of Medford, passed away on Thursday, April 20, at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. George was born in Medford on February 23, 1933, one of four children of the late Domenic and Mary E. (Ashmen) DiMambro. He was raised in Medford, graduated from Medford High School, Class of 1951, and received training as an electrical technician at Sylvania Technical Institute. George also served in the U.S. Army...

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Elizabeth Mitchell, 98

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Worked in dry cleaning industry Published in the April 28, 2017 edition MELROSE — Elizabeth F. (Coviello) Mitchell, 98, passed away April 24, 2017. Betty, as know to family and friends, was born in Wakefield on December 10, 1918 to the late Anthony and Louise (Gavagno) Coviello, where she lived growing up and graduated Wakefield High School Class of 1937. Betty resided in Melrose for over 60 years. She worked in the dry cleaning business until the age of 80. For 50 years, she served Guy’s Cleaners, Freeman’s Cleaners and Anton’s Cleaners....

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Virgilio Moscaritolo, 85

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Published in the April 28, 2017 edition KEENE, N.H. — Virgilio “Richard” Moscaritolo, 85, passed away at the Keene Center Genesis Eldercare in Keene, NH on April 20, 2017. Mr. Moscaritolo was born in East Boston on March 23, 1932 to the late Pasquale and Emmanuella (DiFronzo) Moscaritolo. He was raised in East Boston and graduated from English High School in Boston, Class of 1949. Richard then graduated from New England College of Pharmacy in 1954. After he graduated, he joined the U.S. Navy and served his country with pride from 1956-1958....

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Catherine E. Dunn, 84

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Published in the April 21, 2017 edition MELROSE — Catherine E. “Sissy” (Meehan) Dunn, 84, a lifelong resident of Melrose, passed away on April 13, 2017. She was born on July 3, 1932 to Warren and Catherine (Doherty) Meehan. Sissy was raised in Melrose and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. In 1953, she married the love of her life, Robert L. Dunn, and spent 26 years happily married. Mrs. Dunn raised her children in Melrose and was always a devoted mother. She loved to travel and over the years made trips to Ireland, Italy, France and...

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Raffaella Penta, 90

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Published in the April 21, 2017 edition MELROSE — Raffaella “Lina” (Bianco) Penta, 90, of Melrose died peacefully surrounded by family on April 17, 2017. Lina was born on May 30, 1926 in Fontanarosa (Avellino), Italy to Carlo and Antonietta (Vernillo) Bianco. She was raised in Italy and met her future husband, Edward Penta of Everett, there while Edward was on an Italian family vacation in 1958. They were wed in Italy in 1959, and in 1960, Lina moved to the United States to be united with her husband and was proud to become an American...

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