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“I am so sorry to learn of Agnes' passing. Agnes and my mother (Dolly Sullivan/Bourque) were childhood friends in Melrose and remained friends thru...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Patty Bourque - Moultonborough, NH

“Stan, Sorry to hear of moms passing. Thoughts are with you and your family.Bill Abrahams-Dematte ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Bill Abrahams-Dematte - Wilton, NH

“My deepest sympathy. I always appreciated all your mother did for me at St. Margaret's. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: John Creed Creed - Kingston, MA

“To Stan and the rest of the family, Sending you my thoughts and prayers as you navigate through this difficult time. May the many wonderful memories...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Lauren Roberts - Chelmsford, MA

“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....Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Agnes (Gilmartin) Hatfield, of Saugus, died at the Chestnut Woods Rehab & Nursing Center in Saugus on June 1, 2017 at the age of 87. Agnes was born & raised in Melrose and attended Melrose schools. She resided in Saugus for most of her life, was a member of St. Margaret's Church for 50 years and worked at the rectory for 10 years. Agnes worked as a Bookkeeper for Malden Trust Bank in Malden and also Eastern Bank in Malden & Lynn for over 12 years. She enjoyed cooking and going to Atlantic City, Foxwoods and Ireland. Agnes loved shopping and walking thru Breakheart Reservation in Saugus with her sister. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley E. Hatfield, Sr. for 32 years. Loving mother of Stanley E. Hatfield, Jr. & his wife Christina of Saugus, Diane M. Hatfield & her boyfriend Daniel M. Richard of Everett and Mary Ellen Leitl & her husband Michael of Winchendon and the late Stephen Hatfield. Cherished grandmother of Matthew Hatfield, Sarah (Hatfield) Dotchin, Kathleen Hatfield, James & Jennifer Leitl. Great grandmother of Brooklyn & Henry. Caring sister of Theresa Leary & her late husband Joseph of Melrose and the late Mary Gilmartin, Rose O'Rourke & her late husband Walter, James Gilmartin & his late wife Ada and Francis Gilmartin & his late wife Edna. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Monday, June 5th from 4-7PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 6th at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret's Church, 431 Lincoln Ave., Saugus at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus.