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Albert L. Gillespie

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, August 5th, from 4 to 8 p.m in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, MA 02151 for Albert L. Gillespie, who died unexpectedly after a long illness on Wednesday August 1st at Melrose – Wakefield Hospital.  A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, August6th at 9:30 a.m, followed by a funeral mass in St. Margaret’s Church, Lincoln Ave. Saugus  at 10:30 a.m. A native of East Boston, he attended East Boston Schools.  Albert worked for New England Casket Company of East Boston, early in his working career.  Later, he was the caretaker of the Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery of East Boston.  He was forced to stop working, when his childhood cardiac illness  returned and did not allow him to return to the workforce.  However, he developed several hobbies, including assembling automobile models & puzzles.  A quiet and kind man, he was very comforted by his brothers and their families.  Albert left East Boston in 1988, 24 years when he and his brothers moved to Saugus.  He is the beloved son of the late: John J. ,Sr. & Mary (Frazier) Gillespie.  He is the devoted brother of : Leo F. Gillespie & his wife Kathleen, Robert J. Gillespie all of Saugus,  Francis X. Gillespie & his wife Ann of Stoneham and the late: William J., Arthur S.  & John J. Gillespie, Jr.  He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews.  Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, INC. 178 Savin Street, Malden, MA 02148.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, August 5th from 4 to 8 p.m

Funeral Mass

Monday, August 6th, 10:30 a.m St. Margaret’s Church (Saugus)

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery Malden, MA

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, INC. 178 Savin Street,  Malden, MA 02148.

 

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