Excelled at fishing, scuba diving, gardening and photography

Published November 7, 2018

WAKEFIELD — Tomas Rosado passed away in Wakefield on November 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Tomas was the beloved husband of Ninoska (Mendez) Rosado. Loving father of Maryorie Grande and her husband James of Wakefield and Ninoska Rosado-Arsenault and her husband Paul of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Louis J. Grande, Nicholas J. Grande, Robert T. Arsenault and Eric P. Arsenault. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Wednesday, November 7 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Thursday, November 8 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St. Wakefield at 10 a.m. Interment at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. 

Born in Cuba, Tomas was the third of nine children. He married the love of his life in 1960 and in December, 1971 he and his family arrived in the United States establishing a new life. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and family man, hard worker, a true gentleman with a warm and friendly smile. He excelled at many hobbies including fishing, scuba diving, gardening, and photography. Music, art, cooking and sports were part of his daily life. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. To send a message of condolence please visit www.gatelyfh.com