Melrose Obituaries

Henry M. Hubert, 103

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Henry M. Hubert, 103

Published February 15, 2019 MELROSE — Henry M. Hubert, 103, of Melrose, passed away surrounded by family on Feb. 1, 2019. Henry was born and raised in Somerville and attended Somerville Schools. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. After returning from WWII, he went on to earn his degree in Accounting from Bryant and Stratton College. Henry delivered ice with his father with a horse and wagon, worked as a milkman for Whiting’s Milk in Marblehead for over 25 years and as a custodian...

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John S. Driscoll, 84

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on John S. Driscoll, 84

Published February 8, 2019 RYE, N.H. — John S. “Jack” Driscoll, 84, of Rye, N.H., formerly of Melrose, and Topsfield, passed away peacefully at Mass. General Hospital in Boston on February 5, 2019.   John was born in Melrose on August 31, 1934, one of 10 children of the late James F. Driscoll and Mary E. (Fallon) Driscoll. He was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School, and from Northeastern University. Jack worked for the Boston Globe for 40 years, retiring at age 60 after serving as the...

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Anthony M. Scalisi, 84

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Anthony M. Scalisi, 84

Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Anthony M. “Tony” Scalisi, 84, of Melrose, peacefully passed away at the Oosterman’s Rest Home in Melrose on Feb. 3, 2019.  Tony was born and raised in Medford, a graduate of Medford High School, Class of 1953. He was inducted into the Medford High School Sports Hall of Fame for Baseball and Hockey. Tony proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956-1958. Mr. Scalisi resided in Melrose for over 50 years, enjoyed his daily walks around Melrose to visit old friends...

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Robert J. Sammataro, 72

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert J. Sammataro, 72

Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Robert J. Sammataro, 72, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away surrounded by his loving family on February 3, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Robert was born on August 17, 1946 in Stoneham, son of the late Francis and Josephine (Castro) Sammataro. Raised in Everett, Bob graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1964, and enlisted into the United States Army as a military policeman. Bob was trained in Georgia before his deployment to Germany during the Vietnam War....

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Frances V. Rahilly, 88

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Frances V. Rahilly, 88

Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Frances V. (Collins) Rahilly, 88, of Melrose, died peacefully on February 2, 2019. Fran was born in Jersey City, N.J. to Frank and Catherine (Mahoney) Collins. She was raised in Jersey City and graduated from St. Vincent’s High School in New Jersey.   Fran worked as a Crossing Guard for the City of Melrose on Foster St., Warwick Rd., and Cedar Crossing. She retired in 1980.   Fran was very involved in different organizations in Melrose. She was a 38 year member and past president...

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Anne Marie Doran, 81

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Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Anne Marie “Nancy” Doran, 81, of Melrose died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 after a courageous second battle with cancer. Born in Somerville on May 26, 1937, she was the youngest daughter of Michael and Hilda (White) Doran, both of Newfoundland, natives of Canada.   She was a 1955 graduate of St. Columbkille High School in Brighton and a 1959 graduate of Boston State Teachers College. Ms. Doran taught school for more than 30 years, retiring from O’Donnell Elementary School in Boston.   Nancy was a resident of...

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Maria Desiderio, 99

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Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Maria (Ciancio) Desiderio, 99, of Melrose, on January 31, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Vincenzo. Loving mother of Elizabeth Pace and her late husband Nicolo, Rocco Desiderio, Camillo Desiderio and his wife Rina and Nicolo Desiderio and his wife Susan. Loving sister of Rocco Ciancio and the late Vincenzo Ciancio, Assunta “Susie” D’Alleva and Caterina Tenaglia. She is survived by her 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett was on Tuesday,...

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Rose Devine, 91

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Published February 8, 2019 STONEHAM — On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, Rose Grace Devine, 91, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away. Daughter of the late Orrin P. and Gilda (Verrengia) Barstow, Rose lived in Malden for nearly 65 years where she raised her family with the late William A. Devine while working as a highly-skilled legal secretary at Goldberg, Goldberg, Goldberg and Hass. Rose also worked at the Malden Chamber of Commerce and devoted many years to the charitable Junior Aid Association. After moving to Stoneham over 20...

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Anthony C. Fulginiti, 96

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Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Anthony C. “Tony” Fulginiti, 96, of Melrose, died at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading on Jan. 31, 2019. Tony was born and raised in North Adams and a graduate of Drury High School. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in music with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music and also Tanglewood School in Lenox in orchestral and chamber music training. Tony proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a Rifle Marksman receiving a Bronze Star...

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Mary Cail, 92

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Published February 8, 2019 MELROSE — Mary Milne (Beverley) Cail, 92, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Oosterman’s Rest Home in Melrose. Mary was born on December 16, 1926 in Dorchester, one of three children of the late John G. Beverley and Barbara H. (Bruce) Beverley. Following a transcontinental voyage, young Mary was baptized into the Christian faith in Aberdeen, Scotland, the birthplace of her parents. Mary attended public elementary schools in the Greater Boston area prior to her arrival at...

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