Anne P. (Connelly)  Stanton
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  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“I was very sorry to hear about your mother's death. Sorry I didn't make the wake. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Paul Kirby - Dracut, MA

“To the Stanton Family , we just heard of your Mom"s passing and were deeply saddened. She was such a great personality - always greeting everyone...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Melanson - Melrose, MA

“Dear Marty and Family, Our prayers and sympathy upon the passing of your mother Anne. We always enjoyed your mother's kind greetings whenever we met...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Anthony & Ying Brach and Family - MA

“marty and family im so sorry for the loss of your mother i never knew her but how marty talked about her over the years i knew you were all blessed...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: dottie shea - melrose, MA

“marty and family im so sorry for the loss of your mother i never knew her but how marty talked about her over the years i knew you were all blessed...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: dottie shea - melrose, MA

“marty and family im so sorry for the loss of your mother i never knew her but how marty talked about her over the years i knew you were all blessed...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: dottie shea - melrose, MA

“I thought your Mom was the most elegant woman I had ever seen when I was growing up. I know you will miss her terribly. She will no longer need...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Nickerson - Chesapeake , VA

“Marty and family, My sincere condolences go out to you. Today is the 9th month anniversary of the late great Cecilia R. Chapdelaine's passing. ...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Ed Chapdelaine - Danvers, MA

“Please accept our most heartfelt condolences….our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. "Death...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Thilda Coyman & family - NJ

“Dear Anne and Stanton Family -- We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thougths and in our prayers. Rick, Connie, Ricky and Jenna O'Shea ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Connie, Rick, Ricky and Jenna O'Shea - MA

“To all the Stanton family, I worked with Anne at MWH, went to school with Marty and also worked with little Anne at MWH I looked up to your MOM as...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jeanie Marcoux Murray - Beverly, MA

“Dear Stanton Family My mother and my godmother, Mary Cargill were great friends of my mom. They were nurses at the Mass General Hospital. (maybe...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Helen McNicholas - Winthrop, MA

“Chris and family, thinking of you at this difficult time our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Diane Gradozzi & Ernest Fratalia

“To the Entire Stanton Family, Please accept my heartfelt condolences on behalf of my entire family. Also, please let comfort find you from our...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Mark C. DeCroteau - Melrose, MA

“To the Stanton Family, Our heartfelt sympathy. We know you will miss your Mother and cherish the many memories you have of her. We have many...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Lowe - Leland, NC - friend

“Joe and family i am so sorry about the passing of your mom my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time .. take care and god...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Kathryn Graham - Melrose, MA

“My sincere condolences to all of the Stantons on the occasion of Anne's returning home to God. Her deep faith, her love of family and friends, and...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Mark Flint - Melrose, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Death leaves a hurt no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Paula Romani - San Dirgo, CA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: John W., John H. Gately, Fred Sprague & Steve Bartholomew - MA


Anne P. (Connelly) Stanton passed away at home, on January 13, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was 89 years of age. Anne was born in Somerville on July 12, 1923 to the late Patrick & Mary (Meehan) Connelly. She was raised in Charlestown and Brighton, graduated from Charlestown High School, Massachusetts School of Nursing, Class of 1945, and has been a resident of Melrose since 1958. Anne worked as a registered nurse in the emergency room at Massachusetts General Hospital for 5 years and then took a leave of absence to raise her eight children. Mrs. Stanton return to her nursing career in the late 1960's working at Malden Hospital for a few years and then at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital for over 25 years, retiring in 1995. She had a strong Catholic faith, was a longtime member of St. Mary's Church in Melrose, where she was a member of St. Mary's Ladies Sodality. Anne enjoyed Broadway shows, spending time at her second home in Wareham and was a dedicated wife and mother. Mrs. Stanton was the wife of the late Martin T. Stanton. Mother of Martin Stanton & his wife Eileen, Anne Stanton, Joseph Stanton & his wife Charee all of Melrose, Catherine Stanton of Revere, Patrick Stanton & his wife Carol of Salem, NH, Christopher Stanton & his wife LouAnn of Melrose, Michael Stanton & his wife Deborah of Sandwich and Mark Stanton & his wife Donna of Melrose. Survived by her twin sister Mary T. Springer of NJ and the late Catherine Bordman, Robert J. Connelly and Father Brennan Connelly OFM. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Thursday January 17th, at 9AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, Herbert St. Melrose, at 10AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4:00-8:00PM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, MA 02176.