Obituaries 04-09-2020

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.

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