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Lois M. Squires
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  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“I'm so sorry fo your loss. May our loving grand creator bring you comfort during this time of grief. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jess

“To the Squires family. These words of deepest sympathy are sent with the hope that, as time goes by, cherished memories will help bring you inner...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara C - Newark, DE

“My heart is heavy hearing of Lois passing. We had so much fun in school especially in Lincoln elementary. Her laugh was infectious. Her heart was...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Nina Di Orio - Melrose, MA

“So sad to read about the passing of Lois. Not only did I graduate with Lois, I also waited on Eddie & Lois many times, at the Hilltop Steak House....Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: MAURA FEENER - Gloucester, MA

“Thanks be to God who blessed us with such a kind, generous lady. I met Lois in 1980 upon the beginning of my tenure at Boston Children's Hospital. ...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: miliken tyler - Cary, NC

“My heart goes out to all of you... I feel like we were one family when we were growing up. I'm sorry we didn't stay in touch frequently, but I...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Siobhan Laurino - Lynn, MA

“Cathy and family,So sorry to hear the passing of your sister Lois, may your happy memories help you through this difficult time. With love and...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lauren Applegate - Lancaster, SC

“I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the Squires family and Lois' friends. May you always remember the best of times and rejoice in Lois'...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Nina Rauscher - Boston, MA

“It is with a heavy heart that I communicate the sad news on the passing of Lois Squires, Supervisor of ISD Data Operations. Lois' tenure at Boston...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Paul Lindauer - Boston, MA

“We were so sad to hear of the passing of Lois.She was a sweet,funny , and kind hearted person. We hold many wonderful memories , of Lois and of all...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Steve& Dolly Colomey

“My heart is so saddened to hear that Lois has died. We went through high school together and she was always such a doll with a very infectious...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Sue Daly - 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 »
12 of 12 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague Home - MA


Lois M. Squires of Stoneham, formerly of Melrose, died at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on April 19, 2019. She was 62 years of age. Lois was the beloved daughter of Joan (O'Brien) Squires of Stoneham and the late Alfred E. "Jack" Squires, Jr. Loving sister of Edward J. Squires of Stoneham, Catherine A. Robbins & her husband of Wakefield, and Susan L. Symes of Fitchburg. Cherished aunt of Jessica L. Symes, Laura J. Goodrich, Lisa M. Robbins, Diana C. Robbins, and Michael S. Robbins. Caring Godmother to Jessica, Lisa, and Michael. Devoted member of St. Mary of the Annunciation in Melrose and St. Patrick Parish in Stoneham. Lois was an avid reader with a contagious laugh. Enjoyed camping, horseback riding, and gardening. Loved watching movies with her family. Lois graduated from Melrose High School in 1974 and continued her education at the vocational school in Wakefield. Employed as a supervisor in the data center at Boston Children's Hospital for over 40 years. She will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Friday April 26, 2019 from 4:00-7:00PM. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home on Saturday April 27 at 9:00AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, MA 02176.