George G. "Graham" MacLeod

  • Born: August 23, 1930
  • Died: March 13, 2020
  • Location: Melrose, Massachusetts

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Graham by adding your memories.

George Graham MacLeod "Graham",age 89, of Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.

Graham had married his beloved wife Marian in the First Baptist Church of Everett on March 18, 1951. They had been married 67 years when he lost her on February, 2018. He is survived by his four children, Diane Cooper and Charles of Osprey, FL, Doreen Johnson and Scott of Byfield, Daryl Graham MacLeod and Debbie (Field) of Melrose, and Darlene Walsh and Christopher of Salisbury. Also, his cherished grandchildren, Kyle Graham Johnson and Laura, Kelsey Kane and James, Meghan Sasso and Michael, and Meredith MacLeod. He adored his great granddaughter Taylor Kane and was looking forward to the birth of a new great grandson Graham Michael Sasso.

Graham was born in Melrose on August 23, 1930. He grew up on Spear Street with his predeceased siblings Aileen, Kenneth, Marilyn, Alan, and Margie. He is survived by his youngest brother Andrew MacLeod and wife Nancy of Arizona, who he had the pleasure of working with at Mobil Oil Corp. He was loved by many nieces and nephews, many friends at Mobil, Pleasant Lakes RV Resort, Bradenton, FL, and residents of the Fuller House-Melrose.

Graham was an avid roller skater and had met his wife at the Revere Beach roller rink. Together they were involved in many sport's activities. Graham grew up playing pond hockey. He enjoyed being a hockey dad, hockey coach, and grandfather, as well as, following his children's and grandchildren's many activities.

Due to the new directive from the State of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Funeral Director Association and all the current health concerns funeral services will all be private. Please feel free to send a card to family members, drop a card at the funeral home for the family or send a message of online condolence

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in George Graham MacLeod's name to Care Dimensions, Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923


Condolence & Memory Journal

Diane and Chuck:

Kathy and I send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this sad time. We hope the love and knowledge of our caring help to carry you through the coming weeks of your sorry.

God Bless.

Bob & Kathy

Posted by Bob & Kathy Gravino - Ipswich, MA - Friend   March 22, 2020

Debbie and Daryl and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your beloved father! May the beautiful memories of your father and being with your mother comfort you during this sad time!

Posted by Kathy Fay - Melrose, MA - Neighbor   March 20, 2020

We are deeply saddened to hear GEORGE Has been called home
He is now pain free and with his loving wife Marian
One of the Lords special people has left us and we miss him dearly
.RIPdear friend
Fred&Margaret Burpee

Posted by Fred&Margaret Burpee - Lynnfield, MA - Friend   March 19, 2020

So Sorry to hear of the passing of George, he was a nice man and a gentleman and oh did he like his bingo .He will be missed .Rest in Peace from one Scotsman to another we chatted often about Scotland

Posted by Michael Taggart - Melrose, MA - Friend   March 18, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you who knew and loved him.

Posted by Janet Rogers - Seabrook, NH   March 18, 2020


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 Gately - Melrose, MA   March 18, 2020


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