Gately Funeral Home
79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 665-1949


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ARENA, Mary A. (Martino) Of Melrose, March 28, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Arena. Loving mother of John Arena Jr. of Stoneham, Maria Arena & her fiancé Donald J. Burke of Malden, Nancy Arena & Holly Roberts of Lowell, Roberta Arena Swann & her husband LaDon of AL and Gianine McCluskey & her husband Michael of NH. Cherished grandmother of Kara, Nick, Ian, William, James, Gage, Elizabeth, Catherine & Grace. Devoted sister of Peter Martino & his late wife Catherine, Ferdinando Martino & his wife Theresa, all of Winthrop, and the late Gerald Martino & his wife Ella, William Martino & his wife Florence, Joan Cusimano & her husband James and Concetta Bombaci & her husband John. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, on Wednesday, April 2nd at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in The Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St. Melrose, at 10AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 3-8PM. Burial in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the . For directions or to sign online condolence visit Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 30, 2014
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