Genevieve Y. DiCarlo, 97

Sep 24, 2020 by

Published September 25, 2020 MELROSE — Genevieve Y. (Longo) DiCarlo, 97, of Melrose passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 16, 2020 at the High Pointe Hospice House. Genevieve was born on April 14, 1923 in Boston, one of six children of the late Joseph and Rose (Camelia) Longo. From an early age, she loved and had a knack for patterns and figures. Like her mother and grandmother, she was an accomplished seamstress and would create and wear her own designs. After graduating from Melrose High School, she went to work as a bookkeeper first in Boston, then out of her home while her children were young, and later at Daniels LeSaffre Motors on Main Street in Melrose for more than 30 years, retiring at the age of 79. Spending time with and taking care...

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Elizabeth M. Bowe, 57

Sep 24, 2020 by

Published September 25, 2020 WALPOLE — Elizabeth “Liz” Mary Bowe, 57, of Walpole, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, James A. Moore and her four beloved children, Aidain E. Moore, Andie H. Moore, Ruairi A. Moore, and Devin E. Moore of Walpole. She also leaves behind her much-loved four-legged companion, Felix. Liz is also survived by her father, Jeffrey J. Bowe and his wife Marion, and her siblings Brian P. and wife Susan of Reading, Louisa M. Gray and husband Jay of Roswell, Ga., Kenneth R. and wife Lori of Jacksonville, Fla., Timothy M. and wife Elaine of Boston, Christopher T. and wife Laura of North Andover, and Gregory W. and husband Timothy Grobleski of Boston....

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Lauria B. Currier

Sep 24, 2020 by

Published September 25, 2020 MELROSE — Lauria Beth Currier (Pickens), also known as Mrs. C., Mom, Maaaa, Nana, and Yaya, died on September 6, 2020 after deciding she couldn’t watch Tom Brady play for the Bucs. Lauria was happily married to Herbert W. Currier Jr. for more than 50 years (although she secretly wished she was married to Jim Rice). She is survived by her four children (some of whom she liked): Scott Currier, Eric Currier, Janet Peterson, and Susan Currier; nine grandchildren (all of whom she considered to be perfect angels): Jake and Lyndsay Currier, Janet, Jenny, Hope, Hayley, and Andreas Currier, Hannah and Adam Peterson, and step-grandchildren Bobby and Cody Nolan and foster granddaughter Kaylee Wasilauskis; son-in-law Jason Peterson and honorary daughter-in-law Aggeliki Barberopoulou (both of whom she loved more than her...

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Donald F. Thayer, 90

Sep 24, 2020 by

Published September 25, 2020 DERRY, N.H. — Donald F. Thayer, 90, a resident of Derry, New Hampshire, formerly longtime resident of Melrose and Stoneham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Parkland Medical Center on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Donald Thayer was born in Arlington on November 19, 1929, son of the late Donald F. and Helen L. (Jeff) Thayer. He was raised in Melrose where he graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1947. Don served faithfully as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge he began a successful career in real estate and insurance and eventually co-founded Thayer & Associates, Inc., a successful real estate management company based in Cambridge, with his son Douglas, in 1987. Don had an appreciation for Wolfeboro,...

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Michael S. Lyons, 46

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Published September 25, 2020 MELROSE — Michael S. Lyons, 46,  died suddenly on September 16, 2020. Mike was born and raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School in 1991, and from The University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Mike went on to become a proud member of the Teamsters union while working for a number of years at UPS. Most recently he was employed as a driver for FedEx Express. While growing up in Melrose, Mike or “Mikey” as many called him, had a close-knit group of friends, many of whom he could find spending summer Saturdays with Mikey at Nahant Beach. Spending time with friends and family is where he wanted to be and until his final day. If he bumped into them on the street the greeting would be as if he had...

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