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Official Obituary of

Edward G "Buddy" Gleeson

February 22, 1934 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Edward Gleeson Obituary

Gleeson, Edward "Buddy" of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2024.

Beloved husband of over 60 years to the late Mary "Betty" Gleeson.

Devoted father of Edward Gleeson of Winthrop, Tracy Wilson and her husband Kenneth of Hampton, NH, Doreen Gleeson and her loving companion Charles DiGiacomo of Winthrop.

Dear brother of William Gleeson and his wife Josephine of East Boston, Joanne Candelora and her husband Frank of Revere, and the late Frank, Mary, Joseph, John, Herbert, Theresa, Thomas, Katherine and Elaine. 

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Edward was born in Boston on February 22, 1934 to the late Francis and Josephine (Cahill) Gleeson. He grew up in a large Irish family and married his loving "Betty". He passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness. Edward had just celebrated his 90th birthday.

Family and friends will honor Edward's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston, on Wednesday, March 6th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM followed by an 11:00 AM prayer service in our serenity chapel. Services will conclude with Edward being laid to rest with his lovely wife Betty at Winthrop Cemetery, Belle Isle Section.

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March 6, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Prayer Service
March 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

March 6, 2024

11:30 AM
Winthrop Belle Isle Cemetery
100 Kennedy Drive
Winthop, MA 02152


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