Elaine D. Montecalvo, formerly of Lawrence and Chelsea, passed away on September 17 after a strong and courageous battle with Cancer. She was 64 years old.
Elaine, who was born and raised in Chelsea, She leaves her loving, caring husband of 45 years, Mike Montecalvo Jr. Together they moved to Lawrence where they raised their two children, Michael Montecalvo III and Melyssa Montecalvo Flaherty. Elaine was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and grandmother who would open her heart for all. She loved to cook and spend time with friends and family. She worked as an accountant for Gould Modicon in Andover where she was friends with many. Mike and Elaine retired and eventually moved to Salem N.H. where they enjoyed taking trips to the beach and spending loads of time with their three grandchildren: Zachary, Samantha, and Jovanna. Elaine also leaves behind her brother, Clayton Crowley, her brother Edward Hennessey, her niece Erica Cooper Kling, her nephew Edward Hennessey Jr., her son in law, Chris Flaherty and her daughter in law, Wendy Bowen Montecalvo. Elaine is now reunited with her mother, Caroline (Rugglio) Hennessey her brother, Douglas Crowley, her sister, Merry Cooper, her sister Valerie Clark, and her nephew, Quentin James Jackson.
Funeral arrangements are by The Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Salem, NH. A Funeral Mass will be today, Thursday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Salem, NH. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. To send an online condolence, please go to www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com or www.facebook.com/GoundreyDewhirstFuneral.
Red Hat member who loved arts and crafts
Natalie J. (Falle) Lewis of Revere, formerly of New Hampshire and Chelsea, died on September 15 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 84 years old.
Born in Andover and raised in North Reading, Natalie was a resident of Chelsea before moving to New Hampshire in 1985. She was a member of the North High School Class of 1949. While living in Chelsea, she worked for Schrafft’s Candy in Charlestown, was a waitress for Howard Johnson’s in Revere and Medford and was also a crossing guard. A member of the Red Hats who loved arts and crafts, especially ceramics and knitting, during her years in New Hampshire, she spent time working and enjoying the fairs in the New Hampshire area. She was active in and a former president of the Plymouth Senior Center.
The devoted wife of the late Warren N. Lewis, she was the beloved mother of Paul Lewis of Lincoln, NH, Debra Dunn and Wanda DiGaetano, both of Revere, Warren N. Lewis, Jr. of Belmont, NH and the late Sandra Lewis; dear sister of the late Harod “Sonny” Falle, Gayle Maglione and Elaine Stanton; cherished grandmother of 10 including the late Adam DiGaetano. She is also lovingly survived by two great grandchildren as well as by many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service was held with the Rev. Lawrence French and the Rev. Lawrence Starr officiating. Committal Service was private. Expressions of sympathy in Natalie’s name may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
To send a message of condolence to Natalie’s family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com