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Helen M. (Sokolowski) Velluto

Helen M. (Sokolowski) Velluto
  • June 23, 1926 - November 14, 2018
  • Melrose, Massachusetts

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“To Frank, Paula, Foster and Susan,We are deeply saddened to learn about the loss of your mom. Our most sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathy...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tuan Nguyen - Melrose, MA

“Offering our sincere condolences. May the God of love comfort your heart and make you firm in your time of grief. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Susie, Frank and Steve and family So sorry for the loss of your mom. I'll never forget what a wonderful woman your mom was when we lived next...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joyce (Boutin) O'Dea - Wilmington, MA

“Sue and Family,Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Treasure all of your loving memories.With deepest condolences,Sue...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sue Daly - Melrose, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May her memory be eternal. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Chakalis-Scarlatos - MA

“Frank,May your happy memories together bring light and joy always!Sincere condolences. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Peter Tai - Reading, MA

“My sympathies to the family. She was a good friend, neighbor, and most importantly- a loving person. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Huntress - 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 »
8 of 8 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Helen M. (Sokolowski) Velluto, of Melrose, died unexpectedly at home on Nov. 14, 2018 at the age of 92. Helen was born in Ipswich, raised in Lynn and attended Lynn Classical High School. She was a homemaker and resided in Melrose since 1948. Helen was an avid knitter and enjoyed crocheting & gardening. She was a tremendous cook and loved to take trips to Maine & the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Helen's family was the most important part of her life and she loved to take care of her grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo F. "Jule" Velluto for 54 years. Loving mother of Frank R. Velluto & his wife Paula of Melrose, Stephen M. Velluto & his wife Mary Ann of VA and Susan M. Morales & her husband Foster of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of JuliAnn, Michael, Christopher, Alexandra, Elissa & Marco. Great grandmother of Giuliana, Gregory, Elena and Wilder. Predeceased by 12 brothers & sisters. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. A graveside service will be held at Wyoming Cemetery, 205 Sylvan St., Melrose on Wednesday, Nov. 28th at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Arrangements by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. For directions & to sign online condolence visit www.gatelyfh.com