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Doris C. (Cardillo) Masiello

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“So sorry Doris is gone. We have many fond memories of time spent with her and your Dad, chatting on the deck; enjoying their beloved Bow Lake;...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Ron & Robbi Zylich - Chelmsford, MA

“So very sorry for your loss . ”
2 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin Boyle - Wakefild, MA

“Jean Charlie. Ron So sorry to learn of your moms passing May she Rest In Peace Sending love and prayers. ”
3 of 28 | Posted by: Judie Leger. Waitt - Wakefield, MA

“Hello Ron and Charlie, I was out of the office last week and I just heard about your mother. Please know that your mother as well as you and your...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“My memory with your mother is more positive than you realize.. After my father passed awary not only your mother but indeed your father too took us...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: gordon trainor - somerville, MA

“Ernie and Doris were great neighbors when I was growing up at 133 WaverlyAvenue. A great couple and I know they are and will be missed.My condolences...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin Kiley - Middleton

“Charlie, Ronnie and Jean, so sorry to hear about your Mother. Drew ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Drew MacLeod - Lake Havasu City, AZ

“Joanne and Vinnie DeFlumeri and Family send our love and sympathy to Charlie, Ronnie, and Jeannie, and families on the loss of your beautiful mother,...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Vinnie and Joanne DeFlumeri - NH

“I played a lot of golf with Doris & Ernie. They were the first people to invite me to play. My memories are many. I have missed them and think about...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Gai Thompson - Deltona, FL

“DEAR RON CHARLIEAND JEAN SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS... ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Masiello family for their loss. Doris's loving and caring ways are the key attributes I respect and admire in...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Norma Giraldi - Saugus, MA

“Jeannie, My condolences to you and your family. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Kathleen Powers - Melrose, MA

“We are thinking of the entire family and praying for you all during this time of loss. We feel so honored to have met and been a small part of your...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Jennie Deschenes - Knoxville, TN

“Thinking of you Jeannie. My condolences. ”
14 of 28 | Posted by: Kathleen Powers - Melrose, MA

“Ron - Sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 28 | Posted by: Bill Huntress - Melrose, MA

“Leanne, So sorry to hear of your Grandmothers passing. I know how much you loved her and she, you. She'll always be in your heart........ ”
16 of 28 | Posted by: Valerie - Mashpee, MA

“I had the good fortune and great honor to be the attorney for Ernie, Doris and Crystal Motor Express, Inc .for nearly forty years. It is stated in my...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: James Tamagini - wAKEFIELD, MA

“I will say a prayer and offer my condolences to the entire Masiello family. I first met her at Mt Hood golf course. She always had a smile and a...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Bob Varney - Melrose, MA

“Charlie, Ronnie, & Jeanie,We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. We loved her and your father so much. We have so many wonderful memories of our...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Douglas L & Susan Hallahan - FL

“Doris was so beautiful, kind and loving. The best neighbor one could have. So many laughs on the "front porch" with many glasses of wine and beer. ...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Kenny Charlton - MA

“Charlie, Ronnie & Jeanie I am so sorry to hear of Auntie Doris passing. She was such a kind and gracious lady all her life! I have so many fond...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa Velluto Kolb - Bonneau, SC

“Dear Charlie, Ronnie, Jeannie, and all families,Been thinking so much of your Mom this past week, and remembering her in prayer. Just received news...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Susan Rotondi - Melrose, MA

“Ronnie, Jeannie and Charlie, so sorry to hear that your mother has passed. She and Ernie were such a great and generous couple who created a...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Jay and Janice Burke - FL

“Charlie, Ronnie & Jeannie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady and will be missed by all that knew her. Thoughts and...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy Luciano - Methuen, MA

“My condolances to her family. Doris & Ernie were the best neighbors and FRIENDS anyone could ask for. I certainly think of them often & miss them...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Paul McMahon - Billerica, MA

“Sorry to hear of Doris' passing. I worked with the Masiello family at Crystal Motor Express years ago and remember Doris as a very pleasant and...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Edward Keefe - Tewksbury, MA

“You will be so missed Auntie Doris, you were the sweetest person in the world!! .Jeannie, Charlie and Ronnie we are all very sorry for your loss, you...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Ann Velluto-Murphy - CHELSEA, 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 »
28 of 28 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately, and Fred Sprague


Doris C. (Cardillo) Masiello, of Melrose, died peacefully on January 10, 2017 at the age of 90. Doris was born in Wakefield on May 8, 1926 to Anthony & Mary (Lepore) Cardillo. She was raised in Wakefield and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1944. Doris married the love of her life, Ernest Masiello, on October 16, 1949 at St. Joseph's Church in Wakefield and spent 65 wonderful years together. They settled in Melrose after they were married and started their family. Doris was a former member of the Incarnation Parish in Melrose. Early in their marriage Doris played a big role in helping her husband Ernie get his business started, Crystal Motor Express Inc. She was a terrific mother and was always there for her children. Doris loved going to the family home at Bow Lake in New Hampshire in the summertime, a place they first started going to in 1958. And for the last forty years she had been traveling to Deltona, Florida in the winter. Doris was an avid golfer both at Mt. Hood Golf Course in Melrose as well as in Deltona. She also enjoyed knitting, baking, and cooking. Above all else, Doris loved her family, she was proud of them all. She will be greatly missed. Doris was the beloved wife of the late Ernest A. Masiello. Loving mother of Charles R. Masiello & his wife Judy of Wakefield, Ronald E. Masiello & his wife Elaine of Lynn, Jean M. Powers & her husband Andy of Melrose and her beloved nephew Rick Veerman of Wakefield. Proud grandmother of Leanne Masiello, Rachel Masiello, Bonnie Keane & her husband Gerry, Jessica Correia & her husband Joe, Natalie Casey & her husband Tom, and Kenneth Powers. Caring great-grandmother of Kyla & Colin Casey, Joseph & Fallon Correia, and Jude Keane. Sister of Mildred Connolly of DeBary, FL. Visiting Hours will be held on Monday, Jan. 16, from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 10 AM at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St., Melrose. Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Doris' name to the Alzheimer's Association 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472.