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Marguerite T. (Conti) Lepore

Marguerite T. (Conti) Lepore
  • February 12, 1923 - October 28, 2018
  • Melrose, Massachusetts

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“Diane, so sorry to hear of your loss.Your Mother was still a beautiful lady. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jean (Dunklee) West - Classmate

“This photo really captures how beautiful Mrs Lepore was. Always dressed meticulously....she would love it. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Nancy Moylan - Naples, FL

“Elaine and Family..we were sad to hear about your Mom's passing and after reading about her she passed some wonderful skills onto you! May all the...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jackie Rich - Manchester, MA

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“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 »
5 of 5 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Marguerite T. (Conti) Lepore, of Melrose, died at the Oosterman's Rest Home in Melrose on Oct. 28, 2018 at the age of 95. Marguerite was born in Boston, raised in Everett and a graduate of Everett High School. She resided in Melrose since 1957 and was an avid reader, exquisite needlepoint artist, talented seamstress, perfectionist cook and an innovative baker. Marguerite was an enthusiast gardener, always had high energy and was never seen without perfect makeup & hair. She loved to get dressed to the nines and go dancing at the Saugus V.F.W. She was a very generous person always giving to many many charities throughout her life and enjoyed traveling to Niagara Falls, Canada and Italy. Marguerite's family was the most important part of her life. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Lepore for 52 years. Loving mother of Diane M. Lawson & her late husband Charles of Beverly, Robert A. Lepore & Cathy Cahill of Miami, FL and Elaine M. Conrad & her husband Stephen of Gloucester. Cherished grandmother of Eric Conrad & his wife Lauren of Hamilton, Scott Lawson & his wife Emily of Ipswich, Adriane Lepore & her husband Conor O'Brien of Boston and Roxanne Lepore of Washington, D.C. Caring sister of James Conti of Everett, Robert Conti & his wife Lillian of Revere and the late Joseph Conti. Former mother in law of Cheryl Kapec of VA. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Friday, Nov. 2nd from 4-7PM. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 3rd at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.