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“We are so sorry to hear of the passing of both Pat and Priscilla. Our parents, Richard and Barbara Dello Russo, shared many good times with them....Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Farese - Medford, MA

“Dear Maria and Jackie, I am so sorry for your losses at this time. Your parents were my patients for over 25 years and they served as models of grace...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Bader - Stoneham, MA

“Maria, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your parents. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Justine O'Regan (Latimer) ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Justine O'Regan (Latimer) - MA

“Maria, I am so very sorry for your family's losses!! Sending you peace! ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Annalise

“I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of bothe Mr. and Mrs. Granfield . I always remember his grin and twinkle in his eye . I've known him since he...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jane Pimpeo - St. Johnsbury, VT

“Dear Maria;I'm so sorry for your losses. May your mother and father rest in peace. I know both of them are looking down from Heaven and saying to...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Maria and Jackie,I loved your dear Father (and Mother) tremendously....he was my mentor when I was in graduate school....that's how our...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Adele Hamblett - WINCHESTER, MA

“Maria:I am so sorry for your loss. You have been a great daughter and friend to your parents. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Denise Athy - Randolph, MA

“Maria, So sorry for your losses. Thinking of you. Denise ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Denise Cirillo Cadigan - Saugus, MA

“Mr. Granfield,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former Ma resident) - TX

“I do remember your dad from Medford High school he was a very nice man I used to see him in the Main Office a lot ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH

“I knew your dad when I was A student at Medford High School he was a very nice man I'm so sorry to hear about his passing he is now Resting in peace...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Lorraine butler - Derry, NH

“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 »
13 of 13 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Patrick E. Granfield, of Melrose, died at the Benchmark Senior Living in Woburn on June 2, 2018 at the age of 92. Pat was born & raised in Medford and a graduate of Medford High School. He went on to earn his bachelor's & master's degrees from Boston University. Pat resided in Medford until the age of 32 and Melrose since 1958. He proudly served his country in the U.S Army during WWII. Pat worked as a Teacher for the Medford High School for many years before his retirement in 1991. He was a member of the Melrose VFW, Knights of Columbus and the Massachusetts Teacher's Assoc., for many years. Pat loved spending time at his family home in W. Dennis on Cape Cod and wintered in Naples, Fl for 15 years. He enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Bermuda, Ireland and driving cross country several times with his wife. Pat loved the Boston Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots and playing tennis. He was the beloved husband of the late Priscilla J. (Mahoney) Granfield for 60 years. Loving father of Jacqueline Ferguson & her husband James of Manchester, NH, and Maria Granfield of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Erin & Molly Ferguson. Caring brother of Edward Granfield of Medford and the late John Granfield & his late wives Josephine & Margaret, late Joseph Granfield & his late wife Barbara, Late Alexander "Sandy" Granfield, Jr. & his wife Eleanor, late Mary Granfield, late William & his wife Carol, and the late Thomas Granfield. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Thursday, June 7 from 4-7PM. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Friday, June 8 at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, stjude.org/donate.