MEUSE, Donald J.- Of Malden, formerly of Chelsea, peacefully, December 16th after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 85. Devoted father of Stacy Meuse and her partner John Solio of Reading, Donna Baumann and her husband Robert of Saugus, Barbara Luiso and her husband Carlo of Salem, NH, Michael Stell of Bradford and Debby Varney and her husband Michael of Lowell. Former husband of Elizabeth (Vezina) Meuse of Saugus. Also lovingly survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Wednesday, December 22nd from 4-7 PM. Committal Services will be private.
Born in Boston and raised in Malden where he attended Malden Public Schools, for over 23 years he worked for Converse Rubber in Malden. In 1980, he moved his family to Chelsea where he resided for 30 years until his retirement in 2010 and shortly after returned to Malden, his hometown, An avid New England sports fan, he also had a warm spot in his heart for the Montreal Canadians. A lover of music, in his early years, he as the drummer along with his friends formed a band named the The Rhythm Notes that played local venues in the Boston area celebrating weddings and other social gatherings. In his later years, he enjoyed his time in retirement spending time with his family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contribution be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226 or at www.jimmyfund.org/ways-to-give
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