Loving wife, mother and grandmother

MALDEN — Dorothy H. (Russo) Kingsley, 94, of Malden, passed away on Dec. 8, 2021.

Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Arthur B. Kingsley. She was the loving mother of Scott A. Kingsley and his wife, Andrea, of Melrose; and Pamela J. Avery and her late husband, Paul, of Campton, New Hampshire. She was the cherished grandmother of Sean Kingsley and his wife, Kristen, of Lynnfield; Allison Parker and her husband, Justin, of Gardner; and Heather Kingsley of Quincy. She was the great grandmother of Roman, Brayden, Hunter and Teagan. She was the caring sister of Barbara Giordano of Maryland; Robert Russo and his wife, Anna, of Melrose; and the late Janet Russo. Nieces, nephews, relatives and friends also survive her.

Visiting hours were held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary’s Church, 4 Herbert St., Melrose. Relatives and friends attended the services. Interment took place in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 603 C/O Rick Boudreau 92 Belmont St., Malden, MA 02148.

If residents want to sign an online condolence, they can visit www.gatelyfh.com.