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“Ron, my deepest condolences to you your family on the loss of your Dad. Treasure your memories. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Daly - Melrose, MA

“Webby brings many fond memories of summer times past! A good man and Uncle to the Brothers Clan. Rest In Peace and know that you'll be missed and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Peter Brothers - Meredith, NH

“Fred will be missed by many here at Cefalo. Our sympathies to Cindy and to the family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Betty O'Brien - Melrose, MA

“It's difficult to say farewell to Fred. He was a good friend, A fine athlete, and my class president ( MHS 48 ). He was our #1 guy at Melrose High!, ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Munroe - MA

“Ma sincere condolences, Cindy, to you and your family. Fred was a true gentlemen and a pleasure to have as a good neighbor these last few years. My...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Bleiler - Melrose, MA

“Dear Ron and family,I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Rick Rudolph - Georgetown, 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 »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Charles Frederick Webb died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on October 28, 2019. He was 90 years of age. Born and raised in Melrose in 1929, he was the son of the late Mary (Coatman) Webb and Raymond E. Webb and married Cynthia Jones Webb in 1951. He graduated and was president of his 1947 Melrose High School Class, Fred also was captain of the MHS Football and Hockey teams and proud to be the running back on the 1947 undefeated football team inducted in the MHS Hall of Fame.

Charles attended Tufts Collage & graduated from Northeastern University. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict teaching High Altitude Bombing and Navigation in Biloxi, Mississippi. He worked for Hewlett Packet and owned Webb Associates (Electronic
Instrumentation).

Fred enjoyed summering in Wolfeboro & was a member of the Masons & The American Legion. Retired to Wolfeboro and Tuftonboro, NH where he was a part time wheel chair driver & became an EMT at the age of 75. Fred spent his remaining days enjoying Duxbury, Ft Myers Beach FL & living at the Cefalo Memorial complex in Melrose with his beloved Cynthia.

Father of Clifford Allen Webb & wife Cheryl of Duxbury & Florida, Barry Dexter Webb & wife Deborah of Newburyport, Ronald Eagan Webb of Melrose and Sandra Lee Webb of Sandwich. Grandfather of Timothy Webb & wife Drew of WI, Mackenzie Webb of WI, Matthew Powers & wife Lilly of VT, Tyson Webb & wife Amanda of MT. Great grandfather of Dylan, Ford & Hunter. Funeral services and burial will be private.