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Obituary: Thomas D'avella

D'Avella, Thomas Of FL, formerly of E. Boston. Aug. 8th. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Marie Rose (Cataldo) D'Avella. Loving father of Thomas D'Avella, Jr. of Ft. Pierce, Fl, Deborah Coughlin of Revere and her late husband Robert, Donna Vieira and her husband Joseph of W. Peabody, Denice Marchesi and her husband Jorge of Saugus. Cherished grandfather of Brittney, Michelle & Jennifer. Brother of the late James D'Avella. Visiting hours will be held at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. ...
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Obituary: Melvin J. Tobin

Tobin, Melvin J. Of Saugus, Aug. 8th. Age 79. Beloved husband of Constance A. (Muise) Tobin. Loving father of John Tobin of Saugus, Cathy LeBlanc of Lynn, Loreen Tobin of AZ, Linda Connors of FL & the late Beth Tobin. Brother of John Tobin of So. Easton, Michael Tobin of Kingston, Marilyn Fitzgerald of Hyde Park, Ann Chafton of NC & the late Steve Tobin. Friend of Bill W. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, Monday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus ...
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Obituary: Leona G. O'neil

O'Neil, Leona G. (Grothe) In Somerville, formerly of Saugus, age 99, August 5. Wife of the late Louis F. O'Neil, Sr. Loving mother of Robert L. O'Neil & his wife Mari-Ann of Medford, Richard A. O'Neil & his wife Donna of NY, Margaret L. O'Neil Lankow of Saugus & her late husband William F. Lankow, Louis F. O'Neil, Jr. & his wife Marcia of Saugus, Joseph H. O'Neil & his companion Sandra Jensen both of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Beloved sister of Mary Ellen Grothe of MN, the late Ella, Clarence & Raymond Grothe. First visitation will be held in Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 2nd fl., 186 Highland Ave., Somerville ...
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Obituary: Robert K. Benson

Benson, Robert K. Of Saugus, 85 years, August 4. Husband of the late Jeanne (Viglione) Benson. Loving father of Bruce McIntyre of Saugus, Robert K. Benson of Lynn, Anne Benson of Saugus & Patricia McCarthy of Tewksbury. Cherished grandfather of 7 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Andrew L. Benson of Amesbury, the late Herman W., Charles A. & Patricia M. Benson. U.S. Army veteran. Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday 4-7 p.m. in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Lahey ...
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