Melrose Obituaries

Lorraine Bruno, 89

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Lorraine Mary Lucy Bruno (Robichaud), 89, of North Andover, formerly of Melrose, died peacefully at home with her husband by her side on Oct. 6, 2020. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years and best friend, Pasquale E. Bruno. She was the loving mother of Patrick M. Bruno and spouse Kimberly, Dean A. Bruno and spouse Meg, Karen V. Heaslip and spouse William, Dana J. Anthony Bruno and partner Edward Brennon, Nina M. Ferguson and partner Troy Kruse, Kimberly A. Cranfill,...

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Civita Cavicchio, 107

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Civita “Tina” Cavicchio, 107, longtime Melrose resident, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lynnfield. Born on Nov. 5, 1912, in Somerville, she was one of seven children of the late Anthony and Rose (Mitrano) Bertocci. At the age of 8, she and the family moved back to the homestead in Italy until she was 12, when her family returned to America. She married her beloved Salvy in 1932 and they eventually settled in Melrose to raise...

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Thomas O. Dargan, 72

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Thomas O. “Tod” Dargan, 72, of Melrose, died at MelroseWakefield Hospital on Oct. 8, 2020. Tod was the beloved husband of Jane M. (Laskey) Dargan. Loving father of Seth R. Dargan and Katie Kelley and her husband Peter and the late Andrew Dargan, all of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Luke and Kara Kelley. Caring brother of Michael Dargan, Jackie Brazao, Trish Devine, Karen Kozlowski, Alice Murphy and Sean Dargan. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Tod grew up in Cambridge...

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Loretta A. Keohan, 88

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Loretta A. (Patula) Keohan, 88, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away at her home on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Loretta was born a Coal Miner’s Daughter on Nov. 17, 1931, in Thomas Mills, Pa., to the late Thomas F. and Edna E. (Shick) Patula. She graduated in 1949 from Conemaugh Township High School and worked in the sewing factory with her mother as a young adult. In 1952, she chose to serve her country as a member of United States Air Force,...

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Paul F. Lassiter, 79

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Published October 9, 2020 MELROSE — Paul F. Lassiter, 79, a 50-year resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Paul was born on Dec. 22, 1940, one of four children of the late Atlas and Jeanette (Day) Lassiter. He was raised in Everett, graduated from Everett High School as a three-sport letterman and enlisted in the US Air Force at the age of 17. Paul faithfully served his country as an Airman, 2nd Class overseas in Turkey. Paul was a melophile who entertained...

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Edna G. LaFarge, 89

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Published October 9, 2020 MELROSE — Edna G. (Duggan) LaFarge, 89, passed away peacefully on Oct. 1, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Edna was born and raised in Somerville, where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Leo. They moved to Malden and raised five daughters. Over the next 47 years of marriage, their family grew, adding 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren to their family tree. After her husband’s passing, Edna moved to Melrose, where she would spend her remaining years living independently. She was able to...

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Leo Howard Green, 91

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Published October 9, 2020 MELROSE – Leo Howard Green, 91, of Melrose, passed away on Oct. 4, 2020, surrounded by the love of his family. Leo was born in Somerville on July 29, 1929. He owned and operated the Winthrop Beauty Salon for over 40 years. He lived for his children and grandchildren, spending as much time with them as he could. He loved baseball and watching his son, Michael, play and coach his grandson, Brady, to a college scholarship for baseball; and attending many productions in theater watching...

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Joyce K. Dalton, 88

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Published October 9, 2020 MELROSE — Joyce K. Dalton, 88, of Melrose, passed away surrounded by her loving family, on Sept. 27, 2020 at Wingate of Haverhill after a long period of declining health, just two weeks shy of her 89th birthday. She was born on Oct. 11, 1931, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the daughter of Clarence and Muriel (Steele) Warner. While working at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Port of Spain, she met an American sailor, Leonard (Brownie) Dalton, with whom she would share nearly...

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Sean P. Brosnan, 57

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Published October 2, 2020 ANDOVER — Sean P. Brosnan, 57, a resident of Andover, passed away unexpectedly at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester on Thursday, Sept. 24.  Sean was born in Worcester on Dec. 15, 1962. He graduated from Burncoat High School in Worcester, and from UMass-Amherst. Sean was married to Lori Rice on Sept. 23, 1989, and they lived in Littleton before settling in Andover to raise a family of three sons.  In 1985, Sean began a successful 35-year career in landscape development. Starting as a project manager...

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Eleanor S. Warren, 79

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Published October 2, 2020 ABINGTON — Eleanor S. (Gawronski) Warren, 79, lifelong resident of East Bridgewater, died on Sept. 21, 2020. She was the only daughter of the late Jennie Tuzik and Michael Gawronski. Eleanor grew up in Abington, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class from Abington High School. She continued her education at Fisher Junior College. After her education, she worked for GTE as an Executive Secretary until her retirement. In 1983, she met David G. Warren, president of Melrose Co-operative Bank. Eleanor and David were...

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