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“The Boyden family. It was always a pleasure to see her when her and my mom would get together after crossing all the kids. Nice memories to hold onto...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Judith Fairneny - Melrose, MA

“To the family of Mary Boyden, so sorry for your loss. May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: LF

“Jimmy, sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Stanton - LOWELL, MA

“To The Boyden Family-We were saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved mother. She was a very kind and generous women.We have many fond memories...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gayle Turner - Melrose, MA

“Dear Jimmy and family,Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved mother. Your losses have been many, but your memories...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Lauren Applegate - Lancaster, SC

“Sorry to hear of your loss. May the family hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together.as the family cherish a...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: GP

“Jim,I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Nancy Walsh ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Walsh - Saugus, MA - Friend

“Jim, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. My prayers for her and you at this time.John ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: John McNamara - Friend

“Jimmy, Laura,,Janet and William, I am so sorry to hear of Mary's passing, Your Mom was a wonderful caring person who always had a smile on her face...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Ploof - MA - Friend

“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 »
10 of 10 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Mary E. (Maloney) Boyden, of Melrose, passed away at the Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield on July 16, 2018 at the age of 90. Mary was born & raised in Revere, resided in Revere for 20 years, Everett for several years and Melrose for many years. She worked as a Traffic Supervisor for the City of Melrose for 42 years before her retirement. Mary was a very kind & generous person, always willing to help out others and was a member of St. Mary's Church in Melrose. Mary loved her two dogs Ming & Coco. She was the beloved wife of the late William B. Boyden, Jr. for over 56 years. Loving mother of James C. Boyden & his wife Laura of Hampton, NH, the late William B. Boyden, III & his wife Susan of NC, the late Michael G. Boyden & his wife Janet of VT, and the late John Joseph Boyden. Cherished grandmother of Michael Boyden, Stephen Boyden and Kelley Ahrens, all of VT. Great grandmother of Evelyn and Glenn. Caring sister of the late Joseph Maloney. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home on Monday, July 30th, from 9:30-10:30 AM, followed by an 11:00 AM Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose. Interment in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.