Obituaries 03-13-2013

March 13, 2013
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Alice Toto

Dedicated Her Life to Her Family and Her Work

Alice (Kelley) Toto of Everett died on March 8.

Alice dedicated her life to her family and cafeteria work at the Hale School.

She was the beloved wife for 61 years of the late Amelio “Ed” Toto; devoted mother of Edward Toto of Everett and Susan Wheatley and her late husband, Larry of Mashpee; loving sister of the late: Dennis, Charles, Thomas, Lawrence, Anna Kelley and Edna Tobin. Mrs. Toto was loved and adored by her loving grandchildren, Richard Wheatley and his wife, Natasha and Christina Figueras and her husband, Raul, and by her beloved great- granddaughters, Meghan, Katie and Audrey Figueras and Samantha Wheatley and by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. roccofuneralhomes.com

Jacquelyn Maloney

Retiree of Bank of America and Everett School Department

Jacquelyn M. (Goodwin) Maloney, a lifelong resident of Everett, died at Winchester Hospital on March 6.  She was 84 years old.

She was a retired Customer Representative for the Bank of America and she also was retired from the City of Everett School Department working in the Title One program.

She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Maloney; dear and devoted mother of Thomas A. Maloney and his wife, Linda of Everett, Kathleen Lilquist of Melbourne, Florida, Jacquelyn M. Maloney of Lowell, Patrick Maloney and his wife, Maria of Chelmsford, James “Tim” Maloney of Everett and the late Diane Gilette and Teresa A. Brigham and sister of the late Stephen Goodwin. She is also survived 14 loving grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jacquelyn’s memory to the Winchester Center for Cancer Care, 620 Washington St., Winchester, MA 01890 would be sincerely appreciated.

Mary Louise Fleming Moore

Retired Registered Nurse

Mary Louise Fleming Moore of Gainesville, Florida, died March 5 at The Village following a long illness. She was 88 years old.

Mrs. Moore was born February 9, 1925 in Everett to the late Edward and Alice Fleming.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James Winston Moore, in 2010.

Professionally, Mrs. Moore was a registered nurse, working in the Massachusetts General Hospital, as an OR nurse at Orange Memorial (now ORMC) Hospital in Orlando, for the Central Florida Blood Bank, and also did insurance health exams.  Personally, Mrs. Moore loved children, working with Brownie and Girl Scout troops, encouraging children in arts and crafts, including quilling. She was a square and round dancer, handmaking her own outfits. She loved African violets and cats, appreciated a good laugh and a quiet evening at home.

Mrs. Moore was a woman of common sense, a quiet courage, grace and dignity, she never gave unsolicited advice, will be remembered for her soft skin, hands and her warm heart.

Her last years were spent at The Village, and the family would like to offer their thanks to all of the staff and caregivers, especially Terrilynn and Monica Stewart.

She is survived by three daughters: Susan Anne Moore, of Orlando, Carolyn Santana, of Apopka, and Lisa Marie Moore, of Gainesville; one granddaughter,  Desiree Michelle Santana, of Apopka; one brother Paul Fleming, of Brookings, Oregon; a niece, Teresa Savage and one cousin, Margaret Spencer Grotte. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by one sister Jean Savage Dakin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN  38105, or to www.stjude.org For further information, contact

WILLIAMS-THOMAS DOWNTOWN Funeral Home, Gainesville, Florida

(352) 376-7556

Ralph Griffin

Home Depot Sales Associate

Ralph E. Griffin, a longtime Everett resident, died on March 4 at the Mass. General Hospital. He was 63 years old.

Born in Boston and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam Era, he worked at Home Depot in Everett for over 10 years as a sales associate.

He was the beloved husband of the late Nadine L. (Gorman); devoted son of the late Robert T. and Irene (Stefanello) Griffin; dear and devoted brother of Robert T. Griffin, Jr. and his wife, Joanne of Easton, Virginia M. Lynch and her husband, Dennis of S. Weymouth, Margaret L. Taylor and her husband, Dennis of Whitman and Denise A. Cardillo and her husband, Walter of Saugus; step-father of Marlene Cook, Amanda Fraser, Richard Fraser and Randy Fraser, all of Franklin.  He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, step-grandchildren and his Home Depot family in Everett.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to Healing Garden Fund at MGH, Lundar Building, Boston, MA 02114, give.massgeneral.org, would be sincerely appreciated.