Melrose Obituaries

Kathleen M. Sylvain, 73

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition SAUGUS — Kathleen M. “Kitty” (Faragi) Sylvain, 73, of Saugus, passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on August 8, 2018. Kitty was born and raised in Saugus and attended Saugus schools. She was the beloved wife of Robert Sylvain for over 50 years. Loving mother of Robert A. Sylvain and his wife Rosemarie of N.H. and the late James W. and John J. Sylvain. Caring sister of Charles Faragi of Middleton, Mary Rizzotto of Tenn. and predeceased by 16 siblings. Cherished...

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Thomas M. Loftus, 77

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Thomas M. Loftus, 77, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away into eternal life peacefully at home on Monday, August 13, 2018. Tom was born in Somerville on October 30, 1940, one of seven children of the late Redmond and Catherine (Flaherty) Loftus. Raised in Dorchester and East Boston, Tom graduated from Don Bosco High School in East Boston. A proud Irish-American, Tom served his country in the US Army as a Private before his honorable discharge in 1961. Tom...

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Linda L. O’Donnell, 60

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Linda L. (Perry) O’Donnell, 60, of Melrose, passed away after a lengthy illness at home on August 12, 2018. Linda was born and raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1976. She went on to earn her degree from Bunker Hill College and also received certificates in Dietary Food Service from Essex Agricultural and Technical School. Linda worked as the Director of Food Service for Northeast Metro Tech in Wakefield for over 10 years. She...

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Ann E. Bennett, 84

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition WOBURN — Ann E. “Nancy” Bennett, 84, of Woburn, formerly of Arlington, passed away at Grosvenor Park Health Center in Salem on August 11, 2018. Nancy was born and raised in Somerville and a graduate of Mary Cliff Academy in Winchester. She went on to Catherine Gibbs Secretarial School and worked as an Executive Secretary for the Arthur D. Little Research Company in Cambridge for 30 years. She resided in Arlington for 20 years and 30 years in Woburn. Nancy was a...

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Susanjo Caira, 54

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Susanjo (Leavy) Caira, 54, passed away at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on Saturday morning, August 11, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Brian Caira. Sue was born in Malden. She was raised and educated in Melrose and a 1981 graduate of Melrose High School. It was while working at her first job out of high school that she would meet her future husband Brian. They married on September 25, 1988. They...

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Phyllis Powers, 88

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Phyllis Audrey Alves Powers, 88, died peacefully August 13, 2018 surrounded by her nine children, many of their spouses and her cherished grandchildren. Phyllis was born April 21, 1930 to Alfred Enos Alves and Helen O’Donnell Alves. Phyllis was one of eight children and was the beloved sister of Eugene Francis, Edward Joseph, Theodore Peter “Teddy,” Kenneth, Claire Alves Fell, Lorraine Alves Agostino and Eleanor Alves Donovan.   She was the cherished wife of Andrew Kenneth “Kenny” Powers whom she met...

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Therese M. Crowley, 72

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Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — Therese M. (Boyes) Crowley, 72, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Therese was born in Medford on January 28, 1946, one of six children of the late Joseph Boyes and Mary (Hickey) Boyes. She was raised and educated in Malden. Therese, known as “Terry” was first and foremost a mother. She lived for her family and cherished anytime spent with her grandchildren. After...

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Maureen T. Nevin, 74

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Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — Maureen T. Nevin, 74, died July 29, 2018, following a long illness. Born in Melrose on December 1, 1943, she was the daughter of the late John J. Nevin and Delia (Sheridan) Nevin. Family members include her sisters Patricia Barrett and her husband Richard Barrett of North Reading, Sheila Nevin of Harwich, and brother John Nevin and his wife Colleen Nevin of Kodiak, Alaska. She was the loving aunt to Sean Barrett of Tampa, Florida, Jennifer Jablonski of McFarland, Wisconsin,...

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Niko Mico, 92

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Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — Niko Mico, 92, the older son of the late Dafina and Dhimitraq Mico and brother of the late Pandi and Vaska Mico, entered the eternal life peacefully on August 4, 2018. Niko was born and raised in Albania, where he worked as a construction engineer for 30 years. He traveled for business around the world and loved to visit different countries and new places. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He and his family moved to US...

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Anne M. Carucci, 84

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Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — Anne (Nancy) M. (Joynt) Carucci, 84, of Melrose, formerly of Somerville, passed away on July 22, 2018. Anne was born in Somerville on August 2, 1933 to the late John J. and Mary C. (Mullen) Joynt. She was raised in Somerville, graduated from St. Joseph’s High School and moved to Melrose in 1966. Anne enjoyed traveling to Ireland, France, the Caribbean and spending winters in Boca Raton, Florida. She also had wonderful memories of Hampton Beach and her favorite place...

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