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Mrs. Jean T. (Melanson) Surette

Obituary for Mrs. Jean T. (Melanson) Surette

January 12, 1943 - October 19, 2020
of Peabody, formerly of Stoneham & Reading, Massachusetts | Age 77


Jean T. (Melanson) Surette of Peabody, formerly of Stoneham and Reading passed away peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2020 at her home. She was 77 years of age.

Jean was born on January 12, 1943 in Stoneham, Massachusetts to Elion and Nellie (Lefave) Melanson. Jean is a warm, kind and loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Jean worked at Guillows in Wakefield for twenty plus years. She moved to Peabody 17 years ago.

Jean is the beloved wife of the late Henry J Surette. She is the devoted mother of Cheryl Lee Comunale her husband Pasquale, Mark Surette and Michael Surette and his wife Jill. The cherished grandmother of Leanne Graffam, Robert C. Dunn Jr. and his girlfriend Emily Cratty, Amber Hayes, Michael, Henry and Mathew, Jean is the loving great grandmother of Kendall Graffam, Kohen Hayes and Cameron Graffam. She is a twin sister to Joan Guglielmo, and a loving sister of Barbara Roberto, Carol Bruce, Marianne Arnold, Martha Kilbride, Marcia Strickland, Susan Berkeley, Richard Melanson and the late Nellie and Robert Melanson. Jean also leaves her best dog Stella and her longtime friends Jeannie Dalton, Joan Logue and Lisa Ferri.

A Graveside Service Celebrating Jean's Life will be held on Wednesday, November 11th at 1pm in Forest Glen Cemetery. Per MA regulations, face coverings must be worn while at the Cemetery and not more than 25 people are allowed to gather in the same area at the same time.

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Reading, MA 01867
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