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Margaret (Dowd) DiLeo
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  • Mystic Valley Elder Services
    300 Commercial St.
    Malden, MA 02148

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Farewell childhood/teenage friend . Have not been able to keep in touch over the years - life got in the way. Picture is how I remember your Mom -...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Frances Rhodey Coffey - Quincy, MA

“Deepest condolences to Kathy and her family. Rest in eternal peace. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Michelle Bennett - Medford, MA

“Tommy very sorry for your loss ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: john coleman - Charlestown, MA

“Margaret, you were a wonderful, gracious lady. Thank you for everything you did. You and your family are in my prayers. May you Rest In Peace. ...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Clara Gorczynski - Sterling, MA

“God Bless you, Aunty, you will be missed. You will be reunited with Uncle Nick and the rest of the family. Love to all!!! ❤Love you,Lucille ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Lucille DeBenedetto - Vero Beach, FL

Margaret (Dowd) DiLeo, of Charlestown, formerly of Melrose, February 19. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. DiLeo. Loving mother of Nicholas S. DiLeo and his wife Emily and Kathleen M. DiLeo. Beloved nana of Jared, Lauren, Catherine and Isabella DiLeo. Dear sister of Dorothy McColgan, Virginia Healey and Thomas Dowd. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Friday, Feb. 23 from 4:00-8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 9:00 AM. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St., Ste. 19, Malden, MA 02148.