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Jennie C. (Meli) Cox

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, January 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Jennie C. (Meli) Cox, who died on Saturday, January 5th at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home in Chelsea after long illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, January 10th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Jennie was a lifelong resident of Revere. She was educated in Revere Public Schools and was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1940. Jennie married her one and only true love, Thomas Cox and they remained in Revere, where they raised their family. Jennie was a homemaker and took great pride in raising her children. She was a dedicated mother and wife. She was active with her children, church and community. Jennie was a Prefect of St. Theresa’s Sodality, where she was a devoted member of the parish until it closed. She was also a member of St. Anthony’s Anthonian Club and a longtime volunteer at the Boy’s Club of Revere. She could also be found volunteering at the concession stand for Revere Little League. Jennie’s active participation was to help make a difference and she always made friends along the way.

She is the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Cox. Loving mother of Jean T. Kalin of Revere & Terrence G. “Terry” Cox & his wife Therese M. “Terry” of Lynnfield. Adored Nane of Trevor T. Cox of Lynnfield. Dear sister of the late Guy G. Meli. She is also lovingly survived by her sister in law Marion Coughlan of South Weymouth and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, January 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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