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Claire M.  Frattallone
  • Mystic Valley Elder Services
    300 Commercial St. #19
    Malden, MA 02148

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“Dear Elexis, Elizabeth, and Family:Remembering Claire with fond memories from times she lived on Hunnewell Street. Last time I saw Claire was...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Susan Rotondi - Melrose, MA

“Sorry for your loss, May she be at peace.Stacey, Eric & Zachary McManus McGuire ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Stacey McManus - Melrose, 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 »
3 of 3 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Claire M. (Lindkvist) (Rice) Frattallone, of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Nov. 1, 2018 at the age of 71. Claire was born in Boston, raised in Reading and attended Reading schools. She resided in Melrose for many years and worked as a Nursing Assistant for the Greenwood Nursing Home in Wakefield for several years. Claire enjoyed working with her father at the family business Rice Tire Company in Peabody, where they worked together for many years. She enjoyed her coffee from Dunkin Donuts, shopping and going to thrift stores. Claire was an amazing cook and always enjoyed taking care of people. Claire was the loving mother of Elexis (Lougee) Ruffini of PA and Elizabeth Frattallone of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Ava Claire. Caring sister of Carol Lindkvist of NH and the late Charlie Lindkvist. Former brother in law of Dr. Ron Gobeil of Sutton. Also survived by relatives & friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Thursday, Nov. 8th at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St., #19, Malden, MA 02148.