Cherished by her family

Published in the March 4, 2016 edition

SAUGUS — Cynthia A. (Spadafora) McQueen, of Saugus, passed away on March 1, 2016.

Cynthia was the beloved wife of 58 years to Donald McQueen of Saugus. She was the loving mother of Robin McQueen-Lynch and her husband Brian of Wilton, Conn.; Robert McQueen and his wife Marie of Saugus; and Randy McQueen and his wife Theresa of Lynnfield. She was the former mother-in-law of Catherine McCormack. She was the proud grandmother of Catherine, Daniel, Courtney, Amanda, Annie, Michael and Grace. She was the beloved aunt of Jacquelyn Emmanuel and Geraldine Wensing. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose from 2-6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Melrose, on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be private. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. For the obituary or to leave an online message of condolence, please visit