Melrose Obituaries

Ann S. Bishop

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — Ann S. Bishop of Lynnfield died on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. Formerly of Wilmington, Ann had been a Lynnfield resident for over 44 years. Mrs. Bishop spent 25 years of her life as a Real Estate professional in the towns of Winchester and Lynnfield. She was the beloved wife of 62 years of the late Frank R. Bishop, a decorated World War II veteran. She was the devoted mother to Barbara A. Heiss and her husband Frederick W. Heiss, M.D., of...

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Shawn P. Demenkow, 47

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MAYSVILLE, NC — Master Sergeant Shawn P. Demenkow, USMC, Retired, passed away at home in Maysville, NC, on August 8. He was 47 years old.  Shawn was born on June 12, 1970 and grew up in Wakefield. He was a beloved son to his mother, Barbara (Dickenson) Hallstrom and her husband, Robert Hallstrom of Sebago, ME; and to his father, Paul Demenkow and his wife, Frances (Ahern) Demenkow of North Reading. He was the cherished brother of Victoria (Demenkow) Lee and her husband, Gino Lee of Tucker, GA, and...

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Joan L. Mahoney, 79

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition ELIOT, Maine — Joan L. (Selig) Mahoney, of Eliot, Maine, and formerly a longtime resident of Malden, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 12, at age 79. Joan was born in Malden on February 18, 1938, one of three children of the late Earl and Anne (Waterman) Selig. She was raised in Malden where she attended Malden High School and met her husband of 63 years, Arthur F. Mahoney. They were married on January 10, 1954 and raised a family of three sons in Malden. She and Arthur lived in the...

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Rita M. Gaglione, 90

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition STONEHAM — Rita M. (Maiani) Gaglione, 90, passed away at the Life Care Center in Stoneham on August 8.  She was born in Revere on December 28, 1926 to the late Louis and Laura (Giggi) Maiani. Rita was raised in Revere and graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1943.  Mrs. Gaglione was a homemaker who lived in Everett until 1959, Chelsea until 2005 and in Melrose since 2005.  She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Grace Church on the Everett /Chelsea line.  Rita enjoyed sewing, cooking, horse...

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Leo F. Greene III, 64

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE — Leo F. Greene III, 64, of Melrose died unexpectedly on August 11.  Leo was born and raised in Melrose and a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1971.  He went on to receive his degree from the University of New England in Maine, Class of 1976.  Leo was a lifelong Melrose resident and worked as a market research associate for Fieldworks Boston in Waltham for many years.  He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Wakefield and the Knights of Columbus in Melrose for many years. Leo...

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Joseph Crowley, 55

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE — Joseph “Joey” Crowley, 55, of Melrose, died at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington on August 8.  Joey was born and raised in Melrose and attended Melrose schools. He was a lifelong Melrose resident and worked as a janitor for Crystal Warehouse Corp. in Wakefield for many years.  Joey enjoyed playing softball and basketball in Melrose for the Special Olympics and playing golf at Mt. Hood Golf Club in Melrose. He loved to dance and was an avid Boston sports fan, attending Boston Red...

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Marjorie M. Santo, 83

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Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE — Marjorie M. (Hall) Santo, 83, of Melrose, died on August 8.  Margie grew up as the youngest of four children. She had many interests in school including, cheerleading, drama, majorette, and playing the guitar.  Margie liked Bob since she was a young girl. She used to say that she chased him until she caught him. Margie was a stay at home mother who raised four children, two boys and two girls. Every afternoon she had a home baked snack ready for her children when they returned from school....

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Steven P. Kenney, 62

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Published in the August 11, 2017 edition WALTHAM — Steven P. Kenney, 62, a longtime resident of Waltham, passed away peacefully at Winchester Hospital on Saturday, July 29. Steve was born in Arlington on November 5, 1954, one of three children of the late Walter T. Kenney Jr. and Nancy (Phillips) Kenney. He was raised in Lexington where he graduated from Lexington High School, and attended UMass Amherst. With a strong work ethic, Steve was an accountant at H&R Block in Newton for 25 years. Always his own man, Steve was a free spirit who...

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Eva Haley, 95

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Published in the August 11, 2017 edition MELROSE — Eva (Rice) Haley, 95, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully at Lahey Medical Center in Burlington on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Eva was born in South Bristol, Maine on May 30, 1922, and was the daughter of the late Lester and Lillian (Pitcher) Rice. Eva was raised and educated in South Bristol, where she was one of nine students to graduate from the local one room schoolhouse. On July 11, 1944, she married Maine native George T. Haley. Eva and George moved to Medford then...

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Carolyn J. Bishop, 70

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Published in the August 11, 2017 edition MELROSE — Carolyn J. (Boyd) Bishop, 70, of Jefferson, New Hampshire and formerly a longtime of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Carolyn was born in Malden on February 5, 1947, and was one of four children of the late Preston R. Boyd and Helen (Meagher) Boyd. She was raised in Malden, where she graduated from Malden High School, Class of 1965. On May 23, 1970, she was married to John H. Bishop and purchased a property on Park Street in Melrose to build their dream home. They...

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