Marion B. Hebert, 53

Jan 17, 2019 by

Published January 18, 2019 MELROSE — Marion B. (McCarron) Hebert, 53, a resident of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Marion was born in Boston on February 28, 1965. She was raised in Malden where she graduated from Malden High School, Class of 1983. Marion resided in North Conway, N.H. for many years before moving to Melrose to be closer to family. Marion was a compassionate caregiver throughout her life. She enjoyed making connections with the elderly and provided loving support and care to her mother in her later years. With a good heart, Marion always strove to do her best for her family, especially her son, David. In her free time, she enjoyed the outdoors of New Hampshire, and was an avid reader. She will be missed. Marion was the...

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F. James Lubinski, 67

Jan 17, 2019 by

Published January 18, 2019 MELROSE — F. James Lubinski, 67, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away at the Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Newburyport on December 22, 2018. Jim was born in Malden on April 30, 1951. He was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School in 1969, from University of Massachusetts Boston and received his masters degree from Northeastern University. Mr. Lubinski held numerous jobs throughout his career; as a drug councilor, a probation officer, and then as owner and president of Community Connection/JFL Marketing, Inc. Jim produced the phone books for over 25 years in Melrose, North Conway, New Hampshire and for more than 25 towns across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Mr. Lubinski was loved by his friends and family and was a great boss to his employees....

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Donald E. Garron, 84

Jan 17, 2019 by

Published January 18, 2019 MALDEN — Donald E. “Don” Garron, 84, longtime Malden resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.  Don was born in Malden, one of eight children of the late Thomas and Irene (Broussard) Garron. Growing up in Malden, Don was very close with his brothers and sister, and it was a closeness that continued all throughout their lives. He developed a love of sports at an early age, and enjoyed sports throughout his life. Don served honorably in the Army National Guard in the late 50’s and early 60’s. He went to work for Commerce Rubber and then the McFadden Manor in Malden where he worked for many years. Outside of work, Don coached baseball in the Malden Babe Ruth League for a number of years,...

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Yvonne Talhouk, 94

Jan 17, 2019 by

Published January 18, 2019 MELROSE – Yvonne (Khattar) Talhouk, 94, passed away at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on January 13, 2019. Yvonne was the beloved wife of 65 years to the late Said A. Talhouk. Loving mother of Amine Talhouk and his wife Mary Hynes-Talhouk of Fla., the late Amale Daher and her husband Sleiman of Andover and Assaad Talhouk and his wife Amy of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Amy Hvizdak and her spouse Tanya, Grace Milner and her spouse William, Monique Stewart and her spouse Craig, Charlotte de Garcia and her spouse Alberto, Adam Talhouk and Abigail Talhouk. Proud great-grandmother of Kellan, Tatum and Harper, Olivia, Eva and Jacob, Brooklyn, Ana Isabel, and Mateo. Loving sister of Samira Mecherkany. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79...

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Carolyn McLain, 91

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Published January 18, 2019 MELROSE — Mrs. Carolyn “Carol” (Peebles) McLain, 91, longtime Melrose resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Saugus Nursing Center.  Carol was born on January 28, 1927 to Professor Waldo C. Peebles of Boston University and Elinore J. (Cutting) Peebles in Newton. She attended Chapel Hill School in Waltham, graduating in 1945 and Boston University, graduating in 1949. She did graduate work at Boston University School of Education and taught second grade in Manchester by the Sea. She also worked as a library assistant at Northeastern Law School Library and as a cashier at Jordan Marsh book store in Boston. In 1953 she married Dr. Minor H. McLain who later became a professor of History at Salem State College. She was deeply interested in homeopathy and the...

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Joyce A. Currier, 76

Jan 10, 2019 by

Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE – Joyce A. (LaMarca) Currier, 76, of Melrose , passed away at the Sawtelle House on January 2, 2019 after a brief illness. Joyce was born on January 29, 1942 to the late Stephen and Josephine (Turco) LaMarca. She was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School. Mrs. Currier was the co-owner of Mam’selle Hair Salon on West Emerson St. in Melrose for many years with her sister Dorothy and brother Tom. Joyce had a very warm and loving personality and loved her slot machines. She was the best friend and devoted wife of 53 years to George Currier. Daughter of the late Stephen and Josephine (Turco) LaMarca. Loving sister of the late Dorothy (LaMarca) Huber and her husband Randy of Melrose and the late Gaetano “Tom” LaMarca...

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