Edward John Malvarosa
Retired Beautician and Florist, Chelsea Senior Center Member
Edward John Malvarosa entered into eternal rest on Sunday morning, April 5, 2020 at the East Pointe Nursing Care Center in Chelsea. He was 94 years old.
Born in East Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Hilda (Vitale) Malvarosa, Edward grew up in Boston’s North End. As a beautician and florist, Edward owned his own businesses. He owned and operated Malvarosa Florist in the North End and Eddie’s Beauty Shop in Charlestown and the North End. Eddie retired in the early 1990’s when he turned 65.
He was the devoted husband for 67 years to Dorothy E. (Hersh) Malvarosa and the couple has lived in Chelsea for the last 20 years. Eddie enjoyed bowling and drawing during his retirement. He was a late member of the Chelsea Senior Center. He will be greatly missed by all who love him.
He was predeceased by his two children, Thomas E. Malvarosa and Lisa Ann Malvarosa. He was the dear brother of Rosemary DelPirore of Chelsea and the late Nancy Santaniello, Angelo Malvarosa, Francis Malvarosa, Anthony Malvarosa; dear uncle to his devoted niece, Janet Santaniello of Winchester. Eddie is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
In compliance with current COVID-19 regulations, a private graveside service was conducted at the family lot in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea.