Melrose Obituaries

Marion J. Ford, 91

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Marion J. Ford, 91

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Marion J. Ford, 91, of Melrose, formerly from Everett passed away on August 18, 2019. She was the devoted and loving mother of Theresa J. Parella of Melrose and Marion Iandolo of Winthrop, the late Roger A. Ford and the late John F. Ford, Jr. She also leaves her dear son-in-law Richard Parella of Melrose and her two treasured brothers, Wayne Joslin of New Hampshire and Allen Joslin of New York; and her cherished sister-in-law’s Norah Ford and Mary McCormack of Stoneham. Marion...

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Dr. Edward R. Boyd, 88

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Dr. Edward R. Boyd, 88

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Dr. Edward R. Boyd, 88, of Melrose, died at the Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester on August 15, 2019. Dr. Boyd was born and raised in Everett and a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1948. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier from 1948-1952. Ed went on to Boston University and earned his associates in Arts degree in 1953, bachelors in Education in 1957, masters in Education...

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Phyllis Catalogna, 98

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Phyllis Catalogna, 98

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Phyllis (Lanzilli) Catalogna, 98, passed away at Windsor Place in Wilmington on August 10, 2019. She was born in East Boston on July 4, 1921 to the late Peter and Josephine (Ciabburi) Lanzilli. Phyllis was raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School, Class of 1938. Prior to her marriage to Vincent, Phyllis worked in the payroll department at Filenes and knew Mr. Filenes personally.   She lived in Somerville for many years and then all over the country in California, Florida, North...

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Maureen E. Vellucci

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Maureen E. Vellucci

Published August 23, 2019 MALDEN — Maureen E. (James) Vellucci of Malden passed away on August 10, 2019. She was the beloved wife of 49 years to Cosmo D Vellucci. Maureen was born and raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School. She worked as a paralegal and in retail for a while but spent most of her life as a stay at home mom to raise her children and her grandchildren. She completed courses at Bunker Hill Community College in order to volunteer as a social worker...

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Arthur E. Flint, 94

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Arthur E. Flint, 94

Published August 23, 2019 NORTH PORT, Florida — Arthur Eugene Flint, 94, of North Port, Florida and formerly of Melrose, Mass. and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully Thursday, August 8, 2019 at TideWell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was born March 4, 1925 in Jersey City, N.J. to Arthur Jonas Flint Jr. and Edith Estes Flint. He moved to Melrose in 1930 and graduated from Melrose High School in 1942. Following graduation, Flint enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Europe in World War II. He...

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Frances T. LaVita, 89

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Frances T. LaVita, 89

Published August 23, 2019 HAVERHILL — Frances T. (Colantuone) LaVita, 89, of Haverhill, formerly of Melrose, passed away at the Wingate at Haverhill on August 12, 2019. Frances was born and raised in East Boston, a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1947 and went on to attend business school. She resided in Melrose for 34 years, Stoneham for 15 years, Saugus for eight years, Peabody for five years and the past year in Haverhill. Frances worked as a school bus driver for the city of Melrose...

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Ngan Sau Mui, 89

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Ngan Sau Mui, 89

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Ngan Sau Mui, 89, former longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2019 at South Cove Manor at Quincy Point. Ngan was born in Taishan, China on November 5, 1929, one of two children of the late Sam Young and Chin Kam Young. Raised in Taishan, she immigrated to the United States in 1970, settling in Mattapan until moving to Melrose in 1976. While living on Franklin Street in Melrose with her family, Ngan enjoyed her work as a...

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Stephen W. McAteer, 74

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Stephen W. McAteer, 74

Published August 23, 2019 MALDEN — Stephen W. “Bill” McAteer, 74, died at Glenridge Nursing Home in Medford on August 14, 2019. Bill was born in Malden on October 1, 1944. He was raised in Malden and Melrose, graduated from Malden Catholic High School and attended Boston University. Mr. McAteer lived in Melrose for 10 years and then in the Maplewood Section of Malden for most of his life. Bill worked in sales and as a service manager at a variety of car dealerships in the Boston area. He...

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Richard Cooney, 79

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on Richard Cooney, 79

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Richard “Chips” Cooney, 79, passed away on August 14, 2019. Chips was born in Melrose on April 28, 1940, raised in Wakefield, graduated from Wakefield High School and from New England Broadcasting School.He served his country with pride in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Chips worked as a program director at Channel 38 and for the past 20 years worked as the recreational assistant at Hanscom Air Force Base for the 66th Service Combat Support and Community Services. He was the...

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John C. Rossi, 80

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries | Comments Off on John C. Rossi, 80

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — John C. Rossi, 80, of Melrose, died peacefully on July 20, 2019. John was born in Boston on January 7, 1939 to John and Anna (Nazzaro) Rossi. He was raised in Boston and attended Boston Public Schools before moving on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College. John also served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. He worked at Polaroid for many years and was a member of the Melrose VFW and volunteered as a coach for the Melrose Little League...

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