WALDRON, John E. Of Bedford, formerly of Melrose, April 29, 2013, after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease, age 81. Loving brother of the late Barbara Tivnan. Beloved uncle of Tracy Karol & her husband Stephen of Canton, Thomas Tivnan & his wife Teri of Easton, Kelly Finn & her husband Kevin and Wendy Chicosky & her husband Chet all of CT. Also survived by many great nieces, great nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, on Thursday, May 2nd from 8:30-9:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose, at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial at the V.A. National Cemetery in Bourne at 2PM. US Army Korean War Veteran. Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Massachusetts Chapter, 320 Norwood Park S, Norwood, MA 02062. For obituary, directions or to send a message of condolence please visit Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

Funeral Home

Gately Funeral Home
79 West Foster Street Melrose, MA 02176
Published in The Boston Globe on May 1, 2013