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Ellen J. (Jacobs) Cabral
  • National Kidney Foundation
    30 East 33rd St.
    New York, NY 10016

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“We just heard of Ellen's passing, and we are deeply saddened by your loss. Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: HENRY O"BRIEN - Malden, MA

“My sincerest condolences for the loss of your dearest loved one. One day many will have the wonderful opportunity to live again with perfect health...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Liz

“Dear Pat, Jeff, Jill, Sheree, Robin, Christine and Craig, Tiffany and Lucy Please know that I have you all in my thoughts and prayers as you...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Florence O'Brien-Elliston - MA

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your love one today and always. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Craig so sorry for your loss Ellen was a great lady I would wait everyday in dialysis for you guys to show up she brighten my day she will truly be...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Peter Orfanos - Arlington, MA

“My deepest sympathy, Tiffany mom was gorgeous.I didn't get a chance to tell her thank for such a great daughter in law, talented sweet and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Yandy Mendez - Chepachet, RI

“Dear Tiffany, My deepest sympathies to you your Dad and your family. Love you Doreen Mendez ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Doreen Mendez - Providence, RI

“We are so saddened to hear of Ellen's passing, Pat, Jeff, Jill, Sheree, Robin & Christine. We are thinking of Craig, Tiffany and her family - and...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Deborah Fallon Romvos - Malden, 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 »
9 of 9 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Ellen J. (Jacobs) Cabral, of Malden, died at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston on July 3, 2019 at the age of 62. Ellen was born & raised in Malden and a graduate of Malden High School. She went on to attend Salem State College and was a lifelong Malden resident. Ellen was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, sewing, quilting and cross stitching. She and her husband enjoyed their time together, loved being with their granddaughter Lucy and very proud of their daughter Tiffany. Ellen was the beloved wife of Craig D. Cabral for 32 years. Devoted daughter of Patricia (Plourde) Boyle & the late Gerald Jacobs. Loving mother of Tiffany K. Mendez & her husband Joseph of RI. Cherished grandmother of Lucia "Lucy". Caring sister of Robin Sera of Newton, Sheree Butt Brickman of Malden, Jeffrey Butt of Peabody, Jill Dyer of Malden and Christine Stead of Reading. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, July 10th from 9:00AM-11:00AM, followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.