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“Steve, So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers and with you and your family LARRY & Moe ”
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“When I think of my uncle, I think of a proud man who loved his family.When I think of my uncle, I think of summertimes playing in his backyard pool....Read More »
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“I am sad to have heard of Bob, my former father in laws passing. I loved the years of Bob, Jimmy and Bob Haley working on the camp in the Ossipee...Read More »
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Robert C. Santosuosso, of Melrose, formerly of Malden, passed away at the Chestnut Wood Rehabilitation Center in Saugus on June 6, 2020 at the age of 86. Bob was born & raised in Malden and attended Malden High School. After high school, Bob proudly served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Marines Corps. He resided in Malden for 72 years and the past 14 years in Melrose. Bob worked as a Truck Driver for Wagman Transportation for many years. Bob was the beloved husband of Virginia M. (Murrin) Santosuosso for 60 years. Loving father of Robert C. Santosuosso & Ann Penny of Saugus, James W. Santosuosso of WA, Steven P. Santosuosso & his wife Cheryl of Melrose and Mark V. Santosuosso & Katy Day of WA. Cherished grandfather of Gina Pimental & her husband Joseph, Lynda Gillis & her husband Joseph, all of Saugus, Stephanie Santosuosso & her fiancé Eric Farr of the North End and Jack Santosuosso of WA. Great grandfather of Joseph & Zachary Pimental, both of Saugus. Caring brother of Susan Johnson of Peabody, Philip Santosuosso of FL and the late James Santosuosso. Due to the current health crisis, funeral services will be private.