Patricia A. Skane, 68

Apr 2, 2020 by

The ultimate model of fortitude, loved the Red Sox and The Beatles Published April 3, 2020 BRENTWOOD, N.H. — Patricia A. (Denley) Skane, 68, of Brentwood, N.H., formerly of Melrose, Mass., went to God on Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, at Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire. Patricia was born the third of four children on March 29, 1951, in Melrose to John “Jack” and Lillian (Foggin) Denley. Affectionately known as “Twinkie,” she attended Melrose High School where she enjoyed powderpuff football, swimming, and an abundance of friends. She graduated in 1969 and went on to pursue nursing at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island and received a BSN from The University of Massachusetts Lowell. Patricia was a Registered Nurse and worked at many prestigious medical institutions including Massachusetts General Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children,...

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Mary J. Gulino, 92

Apr 2, 2020 by

Enjoyed time in Magnolia at the beach Published April 3, 2020 MELROSE — Mary J. Gulino, 92, passed away in the quiet hours of Monday morning, March 23, 2020. She was born October 21, 1927 in Boston to the late Josephine (Carpiniello) and Michael Fasano. Mary along with her two siblings, Gerry and Dora were raised in East Boston and Mary graduated from the Girls High School of Boston in 1944. Following her high school graduation, Mary worked at the Sears Roebuck in Boston doing administrative work. She met her husband Salvatore (Sonny) Gulino and they married in 1955. Mary and Sonny lived in Medford with their three children, Lynne, Joseph, and Gene before moving to Melrose where they raised their children. As a family they spent summers making memories in Lunenburg on the...

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Barbara E. Stamegna, 93

Apr 2, 2020 by

Filled her home with love and laughter Published April 3, 2020 MELROSE — Barbara E. Stamegna, 93, of Melrose, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2020. Born on September 14, 1926 to Herbert and Adeline Allen, Barbara was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School. She later moved to Melrose in 1952 with her late husband Donald to raise their family. She was the beloved wife of 67 years to the late Donald R. Stamegna. Loving and devoted mother of Susan L. Martin of Calif., Donald R. Stamegna of Rockport, Richard A. Stamegna of Beverly, Nancy C. Gargano of Hudson, Joseph P. Stamegna of Saugus, Betsy A. Spiro of Conn., Peter A. Stamegna of Medford, Paul J. Stamegna of Melrose and the late Francis J. Stamegna of Melrose. Also survived by 18...

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Rachel H. Dunn, 91

Apr 2, 2020 by

Enjoyed family holiday dinners, bowling, bridge and a good book Published April 3, 2020 MELROSE — Rachel H. (Halloway) Dunn, 91, resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Bear Hill Nursing Home in Wakefield. Born in Churdan, Iowa on October 9, 1928, Rachel is one of five children of the late Roger G .and Florence M. (nee Greiner) Halloway. The family moved to Jefferson, Iowa while she was in high school. Growing up during the Great Depression, times were hard for the Halloway family. They would have to use the outhouse, which was especially challenging during the brutal winter months in the Midwest. They would only get one pair of shoes per year, and they had to last. If a hole developed in the sole of the shoe, they...

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Paula Gange, 97

Mar 26, 2020 by

Published March 27, 2020 STONEHAM — Paula (Raso) Gange, 97, a resident of Stoneham, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Paula was born in Boston on July 19, 1922, one of two daughters of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Augello) Raso. A Medford girl, Paula was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School where she met her future husband, Anthony Gange. She and Anthony married and stayed in Medford to raise a family of three sons. After Paula and Anthony were married, Paula started working at the family business, A. Gange & Sons Insurance Agency. Paula became an integral member of the team at the well-known insurance agency on Main Street in Medford. Hard working, and genuine, Paula worked with her husband’s family at...

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George G. MacLeod, 89

Mar 26, 2020 by

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE — George Graham MacLeod “Graham,” 89, of Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.   Graham had married his beloved wife Marian in the First Baptist Church of Everett on March 18, 1951. They had been married 67 years when he lost her in February, 2018. He is survived by his four children, Diane Cooper and Charles of Osprey, Fla., Doreen Johnson and Scott of Byfield, Daryl Graham MacLeod and Debbie (Field) of Melrose, and Darlene Walsh and Christopher of Salisbury. Also, his cherished grandchildren, Kyle Graham Johnson and Laura, Kelsey Kane and James, Meghan Sasso and Michael, and Meredith MacLeod. He adored his great-granddaughter Taylor Kane and was looking forward to the birth of a new great-grandson Graham Michael Sasso.   Graham was born in Melrose on August...

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