Ellen J. (Jacobs) Cabral

  • Born: February 27, 1957
  • Died: July 3, 2019
  • Location: Malden, Massachusetts

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Ellen J. (Jacobs) Cabral, of Malden, died at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston on July 3, 2019 at the age of 62. Ellen was born & raised in Malden and a graduate of Malden High School. She went on to attend Salem State College and was a lifelong Malden resident. Ellen was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, sewing, quilting and cross stitching. She and her husband enjoyed their time together, loved being with their granddaughter Lucy and very proud of their daughter Tiffany. Ellen was the beloved wife of Craig D. Cabral for 32 years. Devoted daughter of Patricia (Plourde) Boyle & the late Gerald Jacobs. Loving mother of Tiffany K. Mendez & her husband Joseph of RI. Cherished grandmother of Lucia "Lucy". Caring sister of Robin Sera of Newton, Sheree Butt Brickman of Malden, Jeffrey Butt of Peabody, Jill Dyer of Malden and Christine Stead of Reading. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, July 10th from 9:00AM-11:00AM, followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We just heard of Ellen's passing, and we are deeply saddened by your loss. Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Our Love, Hank & Susan O'Brien

Posted by HENRY O"BRIEN - Malden, MA - Friend   July 15, 2019

My sincerest condolences for the loss of your dearest loved one. One day many will have the wonderful opportunity to live again with perfect health here on earth. May the hope of everlasting life sustain and comfort you during this dificult and sad time. John 17:3

Posted by Liz    July 13, 2019

Dear Pat, Jeff, Jill, Sheree, Robin, Christine and Craig, Tiffany and Lucy
Please know that I have you all in my thoughts and prayers as you all journey down this difficult path of saying you individual goodbyes to you beloved Ellen. Her smile in her picture touches my heart and bring back all the warm and loving memories I have of her.
My Deepest Sympathy for your loss. FlorenceH9WBC

Posted by Florence O'Brien-Elliston - Malden, MA - Family Friend   July 08, 2019

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your love one today and always.

Posted by A friend   July 05, 2019


Craig so sorry for your loss Ellen was a great lady I would wait everyday in dialysis for you guys to show up she brighten my day she will truly be missed God bless you her and your family Peter from dialysis

Posted by Peter Orfanos - Arlington, MA - friend   July 04, 2019

My deepest sympathy, Tiffany mom was gorgeous.
I didn't get a chance to tell her thank for such a great daughter in law, talented sweet and intelligent.
All I can say is I will protect, cherish and enjoy her as my own child and I know that's what you would have wanted. Rest In Peace.

Posted by Yandy Mendez - Chepachet, RI - Family   July 03, 2019

Dear Tiffany, My deepest sympathies to you your Dad and your family. Love you Doreen Mendez

Posted by Doreen Mendez - Providence, RI - Family   July 03, 2019

We are so saddened to hear of Ellen's passing, Pat, Jeff, Jill, Sheree, Robin & Christine. We are thinking of Craig, Tiffany and her family - and keeping them and Ellen in our prayers. She was such a sweet person and will always remain loved and in heart. - Deb Fallon & George Romvos

Posted by Deborah Fallon Romvos - Malden, MA   July 03, 2019

The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.

Posted by John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague    July 03, 2019

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