Melrose Obituaries

Angelina Guzzo, 94

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Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE — Angelina (LaRosa) Guzzo, 94, passed away at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility in Beverly on January 5, 2019. Angelina was born in Quincy on November 23, 1924 to the late Joseph and Maria (Fantuchio) LaRosa; she was raised in Quincy and graduated from Quincy High School. Mrs. Guzzo a dedicated and loving wife, mother grandmother and great-grandmother to her family and she always put her family first in her life. She was also a very hard worker holding numerous jobs throughout...

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Emilie P. Carpenter, 99

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Published January 11, 2019 WINCHESTER – Emilie P. (Pepper) Carpenter, 99, longtime resident of Winchester, passed away peacefully at Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester with her family by her side on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Emilie was born and raised in Melrose. She is the daughter of the late Chester L. and Flora M. (Gaillac) Pepper. She graduated from Melrose High School in 1937, and Bradford College in 1939. She married her husband Windsor in 1945 at the end of WWII where he served as an Army Officer in...

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Francis L. Egan Jr., 91

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Published January 11, 2019 MURRELLS INLET, S.C. — Francis L. Egan, Jr., 91, of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina peacefully entered the presence of the Lord on December 31, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Frank was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Francis and Mary (Mullen) Egan. He worked for John Hancock Insurance Company for 40 years, retiring as the Director of Mail Services. It was during his early years there that he met the love of his life, his darling Dolores, with whom he shared...

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Lt. Col. John C. Twomey Jr., 63

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Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE — Lt. Col. John C. “Jack” Twomey, Jr., 63, a resident of Melrose, passed away at home peacefully and unexpectedly on Monday, December 31, 2018. Jack was born in Boston on April 1, 1955, one of two children of John C. Twomey, Sr. and Katherine (Mahoney) Twomey. He was raised in Reading and graduated from Austin Preparatory School, Class of 1973. In the spring of 1975, he attended the North Reading High School Senior Prom with Karen Brophy. They fell in love, were married...

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Charles W. Murdock, 92

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Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE — Charles W. Murdock, 92, passed away at the Dexter House Health Care in Malden on January 3, 2019. Charlie was born in Scotland on October 28, 1926 to the late James and Mary (McCullock) Murdock and arrived in Boston on May 1, 1927. He was raised in Roslindale, lived in Roslindale for many years. Mr. Murdock left school to join the U.S. Army during WWII and served his country with pride. After his discharge from the service, Charlie went to the Peterson’s School...

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David P. Jenney, 79

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Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE — David P. Jenney, 79, of Melrose, formerly of Reading, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Seaview Retreat in Rowley. David was born on January 19, 1939 in North Reading to Kenneth and Margaret (Dulong) Jenney. David grew up in Reading, graduating from Reading High School, Class of 1957. While in school, David acquired a love of sports, and excelled in football, basketball, and track. He also participated in numerous softball leagues. David served in the U.S. Navy, being honorably discharged...

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Marilyn A. DeRosa, 83

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Published January 11, 2019 MELROSE – Marilyn A. (Goss) DeRosa, 83, a resident of Melrose and formerly longtime of Everett, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Wingate at Sudbury. Marilyn was born in Everett on April 24, 1935, one of three children of the late William E. and Marion (Lynn) Goss. Raised in Everett, she graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1953 and began working for the telephone company shortly after graduation. She enjoyed her work as an operator for “Ma Bell” until reaching retirement...

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Anna Bastian, 70

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Published January 4, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Anna Bastian, 70, of Wakefield, former longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Broward Health Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. on December 24, 2018, after suffering a stroke while on vacation in Jamaica. Anna was born on May 28, 1948 in New York, New York to parents Rudi and Christine Hertwig. She is survived by her husband Richard C. Altonaga, daughter Jen Lansky Meegan and her husband Nickolas Meegan of Patchogue, N.Y., son Alex Altonaga and his...

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Arthur A. Sousa, 82

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Published January 4, 2019 MELROSE — Arthur A. Sousa, 82, a lifelong resident of Melrose, died peacefully on December 30, 2018. Arthur was born in Melrose on July 10, 1936 to the late Anthony and Elsie (Lopes) Sousa.   Arthur was one of the original members of the MBTA Police Force and later joined the Boston Police Department. After retiring from the Boston Police, Arthur became a licensed horse trainer and trained his own horse at Suffolk Downs. Above all else, Arthur was a devoted family man who absolutely adored...

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Kenneth Ricci, 81

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Published January 4, 2019 MELROSE — Kenneth Ricci, 81, of Melrose, formerly of Chelsea and Everett, entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning, December 20, 2018 in the Winchester Hospital after being in failing health. Born in Everett, Kenny graduated from Everett High School. He retired from New England Bolt Company as their foreman. Kenny, not able to stay idle, picked up a part time job with Mystic Valley Elder Services helping to deliver meals to those less fortunate. Still working at MVES, Kenny was helping in the preparation...

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