Melrose Obituaries

E. Phyllis Greene, 95

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — E. Phyllis (Cheever) Greene, a lifelong Melrose resident, passed away peacefully in Peabody on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at age 95. Phyllis was born in Woburn on December 23, 1925; one of four daughters of the late Louis M. and Elizabeth M. (Walker) Cheever. A graduate of Melrose High School, Phyllis was married to Richard M. Greene in 1951, and raised her family of two sons in Melrose. A generous, devout and caring woman, Phyllis proudly served the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital as the Protestant...

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James F. McCarthy III

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — James F. McCarthy III of Melrose, formerly of Dracut, passed away peacefully, on June 4, 2021 with his son by his side. He was born in Stoneham on May 8, 1947 to the late James F. McCarthy Jr. and Marie W. (Davis) McCarthy. He was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1967. After he graduated, he served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Jimmy worked as a self employed paint contractor for many years. He loved...

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Norma J. Marcotti, 91

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — Norma J. (Gradone) Marcotti, longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 6, 2021, with her family by her side. She was 91. Born on June 26, 1929, in Winthrop, Norma was one of eight children of the late Michael and Josephine (DeNunzio) Gradone. She grew up in Somerville, graduating from Somerville High School, where she met Arthur D. Marcotti in their advanced math class. The two were high school sweethearts. They married on July 21, 1950 at St. Joseph’s Church...

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Doris Sullivan, 90

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Published June 11, 2021 WINCHESTER — Doris Robichaud (Re) Sullivan, age 90, of Winchester, formerly of Melrose, died on Friday, June 4 at the Winchester Nursing Center. She was born in Berlin, N.H. on March 2, 1931, and was the daughter of the late William and Melina (Favreau) Robichaud. Doris was educated by the Grey Nuns of Montreal. She enjoyed spending time with her family and making days memorable. She was a proud mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her kindness and generosity were at the heart of who she...

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Nancy Taylor Locke

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Published June 4, 2021 MELROSE — Nancy Taylor Locke, who was born to Margaret and Myron Taylor on January 13, 1924, died of natural causes on May 23, 2021. Nancy graduated from Melrose High School in 1942 and went on to study at Katherine Gibbs. In 1945, she married the love of her life, Leonard Locke, who had been a classmate of hers. Leonard was a Lieutenant in the Army who was headed to the Pacific in June of 1945. He returned from the war in 1947. Nancy raised...

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Dorothy M. McKenna

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Published June 4, 2021 READING — Dorothy M. (Mistretta) McKenna, of Reading, formerly of Winchester passed away peacefully at her home in Reading in the company of her family after a long illness. Dot (Mistretta) was born on September 30, 1924 in Medford and was raised there graduating from Medford High School in 1942. She earned her bachelor degree at Boston University in 1946. She became a dietician and worked for many years at the Winchester Hospital in that capacity. In 1947, she married Lt.Cmdr. Warren E. McKenna and...

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Kenneth Glover

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Published June 4, 2021 MELROSE — Kenneth Glover of Melrose passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief illness on May 27, 2021. Ken was born in 1938 and lived in Melrose his entire life. He met the love of his life, Marilyn, when she sat right behind him in homeroom in high school. They shared 61 years of marriage together. He was a 1955 graduate of Melrose High School before serving in the US Army from 1957 to 1959. He began his 42-year law enforcement career...

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Richard Shea, 84

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Published June 4, 2021 NAPLES, FLORIDA — Richard (Dick) Shea of Naples, Florida, formerly of Melrose and Osterville, Massachusetts, passed away on May 26 at the age of 84 due to complications with Parkinson’s Disease while surrounded by his loving family. Dick is survived by his beautiful wife of 62 years, Barbara (Beaudoin) Shea, five children, fourteen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. His family includes Son Michael and Lynn Shea of Melrose with their children Matthew, Megan, Ryan, Michael, and great-grandchild Thomas; Daughter Patricia and Steve Bergey of Chapel Hill,...

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Elaine G. Leuci, 82

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Published June 4, 2021 EVERETT — Elaine G. (Pietrantoni) Leuci, formerly of Chelmsford, Burlington and Everett, passed away at home on May 26, 2021 at the age of 82. Elaine was born and raised in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School, class of 1958 and the Stenotype Institute in Boston. She was a full time mother and office manager and administrator for the family plumbing business. Elaine was a former member of St. Anthony’s Church in Everett for many years and enjoyed skiing, scuba diving, deep...

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Bill Redmond, 79

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Published June 4, 2021 SOMERVILLE — On Tuesday May 25, Bill Redmond passed away peacefully of congestive heart failure at the age of 79. Bill was born in Somerville to William Redmond, Sr. and Ester Sweeney. He received his bachelor’s degree from St John’s and his master’s degree from the University of New Mexico. Bill met his loving wife, Barbara, while both teaching at an elementary school, and married on December 23, 1967. Together they raised five successful children. Throughout his long school career, Bill worked with students as...

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