Melrose Obituaries

Gertrude Petrino, 89

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Gertrude “Trudy” Rose (DeSandis) Petrino, 89, passed away at home surrounded by family and friends in Rockport on January 10, 2020. Trudy was born in Malden on June 28, 1930 to the late Joseph and Josephine (Lauro) DeSandis. She was raised in Everett. Trudy lived in Melrose for over 60 years. She also had a home in Pocasset from 1987-1993. She spent winters in Naples, Florida. Trudy graduated from Everett High Class of 1948. She was a cheerleader and an active participant on...

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Robert W. Wong, 98

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Robert W. “Bob” Wong, 98, longtime Melrose resident, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Born in Boston on November 25, 1921, Bob is one of five children of the late Edward and Helen (nee Low) Wong. In his youth, Bob enjoyed swimming, woodworking, and working on cars. He would attend Quincy School and Abraham Lincoln School, graduate from Brighton High School, and work at the Boston Navy Yard as a marine mechanic before being drafted and enlisting in the...

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Josephine G. Bulman, 75

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Published January 24, 2020 STONEHAM — Josephine G. Bulman, 75, of Stoneham, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at her home. Josephine was born on October 10, 1944 in Malden, one of six children of the late Francis E. and Evelyn H. (nee Grover) Joughin. She grew up in Malden and enjoyed playing with her brothers and sisters. Josephine’s favorite place was home, and home was where her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild were. She was exceptionally proud of all their accomplishments...

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Ruth A. Crowell, 81

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Ruth A. “Jackie” (Bennett) Crowell, 81, died at the Life Care Center in Stoneham on January 17, 2020. She was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital School of Nursing. Jackie worked as an RN at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in the operating room for several years before having children. After raising her family, Mrs. Crowell worked as a meat cutter at Garniss Market in Melrose for many years. She and her late husband Kenneth enjoyed spending winters in Boyton Beach,...

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Evan H. Shu, 66

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Evan H. Shu, 66

Published January 24, 2020 BOSTON — Evan H. Shu, FAIA, 66, was born on March 4, 1953 and died on January 12, 2020.   He was raised in Seattle, Washington. He was the son of Dr. Evan H. Shu, a displaced person from the Communist Revolution in China, and Dr. Ruby Inouye, a Japanese American woman who left the internment camps to finish college and attend medical school during WWII.   Evan attended Franklin High School in Seattle. Upon graduation, he enrolled in Stanford University as a pre-med student and spent...

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Frank Sutherby

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — God called Frank Sutherby home on January 19, 2020, after a brief illness, with family by his side. Frank was born and raised in Somerville to loving parents Cuthbert and Elizabeth Sutherby, who raised their six children, instilling in all a strong dedication to their faith and a love of family. Frank was a member of the first graduating class of Matignon High School in 1949, and he retained his lifelong commitment to the school and its motto, “Efficiamur Christiferi,” which means, “Let...

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Angela C. Ross, 97

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Angela C. (Cimino) Ross, 97, of Melrose, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully at the Life Care Center in Stoneham on January 16, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 66 years to the late Robert E. Ross Sr., U.S. Navy retired, and the cherished daughter of the late Dominic and Theresa Cimino of Malden. She is survived by her siblings, Doris Cimino of North Reading and Joseph Cimino and his wife Janet, also of North Reading. Treasuring her memory are her children,...

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Marynoyes Holden, 72

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Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Marynoyes Holden, 72, daughter of Dr. Robert B. Holden and Marynoyes K. Holden of Melrose, died Jan. 7, 2020 at Melrose Wakefield hospital with her family at her side. Mary had coped with serious health issues for a number of years. Mary grew up in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School in 1965. Her yearbook caption “Seemingly quiet…surprisingly witty” catches her personality. A member of the MHS honor society, she served one summer as Community Ambassador to Mexico for the Melrose Rotary...

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Anita Glennon, 89

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Anita Glennon, 89

Published January 17, 2020 MELROSE — Anita (Nigro) Glennon, 89, of Melrose passed away on January 9, 2020. Anita was born and raised in Revere to the late Neal and Catherine Nigro on October 16, 1930. Beloved wife of the late Richard Glennon of Melrose. Devoted mother of Denise Siggins and husband John of Melrose, Lori Glennon of Melrose, and Scott Glennon and wife Laura of Boxford. Cherished sister of the late Dorothy Bell, Eleanor Hubbard and her surviving husband Wallace, and Bernice Mugherini and her late husband Frank....

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Rev. Lawrence F. Sullivan, 88

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Published January 17, 2020 PEABODY — Rev. Lawrence F. Sullivan, 88, of Peabody, passed into eternal life on Friday, January 10, 2020 after a long illness. Son of the late Daniel J. and Margaret M. (Murphy) Sullivan. Father Larry was born and raised in Medford. After studying at St. John Seminary, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1956. He served in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Boston: in Natick, Maynard, Brockton, Milton, Weymouth, Revere, and Chelsea. He was known as a kind, generous man and a conscientious priest.  ...

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