Pause On Angels Wings by Charles D. Denler
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“Thank you every one ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Darby rich

“We were very saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Love Mary and Jim Evans ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: James & Mary Evans - Wilmington, MA

“Dear Gretchen and Ricky, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. I remember her fondly as well as growing up in the Beebe School era. ...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Traci Christopher - Melrose, MA

“Dear Ricky and Gretchen, I will always remember how wonderful and kind your mother was to all of us as we played in your neighborhood as children. ...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Karen (Christopher) Symond - MA

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family of Jeanne. I went to school with her and also graduated with her. Marie, I worked with...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sandra Williamson - Billerica, MA

“Oh so many memories Jeanne -- our love and friendship first and foremost and how I always needed my Jeanne by my side. We will play with our cutout...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce Barisano - Everett, MA

“Rick, I want to offer my sympathy to you for the loss of your Mom. Coach Bob Varney ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Varney - Melrose, MA - friend

“Dear Foresteire Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. I wish you comfort in the days and weeks ahead. I just wanted to share a few memories from...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Brian McConville - NJ

“To Richie & Family,Tom & Marie Jordan would like to offer their condolences on Jeanne,s passing. R.I P. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Tom& Marie Jordan - Limerick

“Gretchen, I got to know you Mom a bit watching the Gately Rams baseball games. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please tell Callie and Darby they...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jan Johnston

“RIck & Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May you all be comforted by your fondest memories...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: The Hegarty Family - Wakefield, MA


Jeanne Frances (Barisano) Foresteire of Melrose, 69. Beloved wife of Richard James Foresteire of 48 years and loyal companion/friend of 54 years. Devoted and proud mother of Richard James Foresteire, Jr. and his wife, Kara of Plymouth and Gretchen Jeanne Rich and her husband, Kevin of Melrose. Adoring grandmother (Nina) of her angels, Callie and Darby Rich, Grace and Richard James Foresteire, III. Loving sister and sister in law of Marie and James McAdam, Margaret Scioli, Susanne and James Cotter, Dianna and Michael Cresta, John and Angela Foresteire, Frederick and Dorothy Foresteire, Eileen and Rudolph Goepner. Dear aunt of Lisa and Sean McAdam, Jamie and Robert Scioli, Patrick O'Malley, Theresa Robinson, Fred and Denise Foresteire. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, 1-5 p.m. The family will hold a special tribute to Jeanne at their convenience. In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of Jeanne may be made to the charity of one's choice.