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Margaret E. "Margie" McCarte

Margaret E. "Margie" McCarte
  • November 9, 1933 - October 30, 2018
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers, the McCarte family suggests memorial contributions be made to:)
  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“Kay, I'm so sorry for your loss. Margie was always a lot of fun! Sending prayers and love. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ellen Beck

“Dear Kay, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of your sister, Margie. I enjoyed visiting with her at the family events of her friend Joanne. You will...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Chereen Hogan - Saugus, MA

“Dear Kay, Paul & I are so saddened by Margie's passing. We know how close you two were as you were with all your sisters. She was loved by so many...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Eleanor Pistorino - Melrose, MA

“Margie, A dear friend for 50 years. Soft spoken and sweet.The only one I knew that got "free" skiing at Loon Mt. Rest in peace ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra McCarthy - Whitman, MA

“Dear Kay, I'm so sorry for this huge loss. Margie was such a wonderful woman as were all your sisters and I can't image how hard this is for you. ...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Jenkins - Billerica, MA

“Dear Kay, My heart aches for you and your family. I will always remember working out at Curves and shoveling snow with Margie. We laughed and had a...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marian Irwin - Melrose, MA

“Dear Kay, I am loss for words. Margie's passing is a shock. I am so happy that we all got together recently. I have such happy memories of all the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Susan McIntyre - Castleton, NY

“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 - MA


Margaret E. "Margie" McCarte passed away at her home in Melrose on October 30, 2018. She was 84 years of age. Margie was born in Melrose; she was raised in Melrose, graduated from St. Mary's Grammar & St. Mary's High School, Class of 1951. A lifelong resident and member of St. Mary's Church, she was an Eucharistic Minister , a former member of St. Mary's Ladies Sodality and served on the alter for many funeral Masses over the years. Miss McCarte worked at the New England Telephone Company for over 40 years and was a member of the N.E. Telephone Pioneers. Margie was a world traveler, enjoyed taking trips with her sister Kay to Nepal, the Arctic, Antarctica and throughout the United States and Europe. She also enjoyed going to her ski house in Campton, NH and skied at Waterville Valley, Loon Mountain, Bretton Woods and other ski areas in the White Mountains and Colorado. Margie skied right up until the age of 80. She was the daughter of the late Edward E. & Katherine (Morrissey) McCarte. Caring sister of Katherine M. "Kay" McCarte and the late Sister Evelyn Frances McCarte DC and Elizabeth A. "Betty" McCarte. Also survived by many cousins. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Saturday morning from 9:30-10:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 11:00AM. Burial at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Margie's memory to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, MA 02176.