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“Arthur is in my prayers, he gave me my first job at Avco in 1974 and it lasted for 28 years and I will always be grateful to him. He was a great guy,...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Tony Latorelli - Everett, MA

“to the puopolo family i am very sorry for your lost. arthur was great man.he will be missed ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: vinny voci

“Dear Loretta, Phil, Mark, & Ross: When we read about Arthur's passing, we all said the same thing. He was a great comfort to your family as well...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Morgan - Everett, MA

We had wonderful time together.  This picture was taken at the Kowloon on June 2, 2012. “Dear Loretta, Philip, Ross, & Mark, I am so sorry for your loss. He was very special to me and loved him like a father. He had a heart of gold...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Scola - Tustin, CA

“Dear Loretta & Family, May you be comforted by all the memories you shared together. Sincerely, Mary DiStefano ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mary DiStefano - Tustin, CA

“Dear Loretta and boys, Just a note to say so sorry for your loss, Arthur is now in The Arms of the angels, he is with you always, take...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Teresa Renzi - Meredith, NH

“Loretta & boys - Our thoughts and prayers are with you, we share in your loss and are thinking of you. May you find comfort with family and friends....Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Eleanor & Patrick Catalano - MA

“Our prayers are with you and your family. Love you. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Paula/Ronald Shipione and family - AZ

“Phil, Robin and I are keeping you and your family in our hearts at this difficult time. Your father was a great man who will be missed dearly. We...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Glenn & Robin Savage - Everett, MA

“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: Mari Millre


Arthur R. Puopolo, Sr, of Saugus, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Nov. 28, 2012 at the age of 77. Arthur was born & raised in East Boston and attended East Boston Schools. He worked in Maintenance for Avco Reasearch Labs in Everett for many years before his retirement at the age of 65. Arthur resided in East Boston until the age of 21, Everett until 1990 and Saugus for the past 22 years. He was a very well respected, "A Great Guy" and loved by all. Arthur was the beloved husband of Loretta (Rotondo) Puopolo for 56 years. Loving father of Philip A. Puopolo of NH, Mark J. Puopolo & his wife Christine of Dracut and Arthur "Ross" Puopolo Jr. of Saugus. Cherished grandfather of Mitchell, Nicholas, Jason and Christopher. Devoted brother of the late Joseph Puopolo. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Monday, Dec. 3rd at 10AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Margaret's Church 431 Lincoln Ave., Saugus at 11:15AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2-6PM. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.