Published in the August 18, 2017 edition

Greene-obit_webMELROSE — Leo F. Greene III, 64, of Melrose died unexpectedly on August 11. 

Leo was born and raised in Melrose and a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1971. 

He went on to receive his degree from the University of New England in Maine, Class of 1976. 

Leo was a lifelong Melrose resident and worked as a market research associate for Fieldworks Boston in Waltham for many years. 

He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Wakefield and the Knights of Columbus in Melrose for many years. Leo was a three-letter athlete for Malden Catholic High School in football, hockey and golf and enjoyed skiing at Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire. 

He loved traveling to Hawaii, Switzerland, Japan, France, Mexico, San Francisco, western Europe and Rangeley, Maine. He was always helping others and also volunteered at the Tewksbury State Hospital for many years. 

Leo was the beloved husband of Barbara (Charrette) Greene for 35 years. He was the devoted son of the late Leo F. & Marguerite (Donahue) Greene. He was the loving father of Leo P. Greene and his wife Barbara of Lynn and Carole Greene and her fiancé Kenneth Malloch of Medford. He was the cherished grandfather of Brayden and Audrina. He was the caring brother of Betsy Mainero and her husband Alfred of Saugus and the late Mary Toomey and her late husband Albert. He was the son-in-law of Genevieve Charrette of Braintree. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. 

Visiting hours were held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Tuesday, Aug. 15th from 4-7 p.m. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10 a.m. 

Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. 

Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Mass., 30 Lyman St., Suite 10, Westborough, MA 01581. 

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