- May 21, 1954 - April 7, 2012
- Melrose, Massachusetts
of Douglas 's Passing
- Gifts in honor of Doug may be made to the Melrose High School Permanent Scholarship Fund, c/o Doug & Michael Marcotti Family Fund, PO Box 760695, Melrose, MA 02176.
Message from the Family
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“Dear Marcotti Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We just found out about your dear Doug's passing. Doug was a very nice person to have...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Jim and Robin Torpey - Braintree, MA
“I'm so very sorry for your loss. I remember Doug from Melrose High...the English History trip and many classes. He always had a twinkle, witticism.....Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Jill Rosseland Rice - Bristol, ME
“Dear Art and Norma,
Such a shock to learn of Doug's passing!.
Please accept Betty and my condolences.
We will hold Doug in our prayers.
3 of 19 | Posted by: George Ripsom - MA
“Condolences to the Marcotti family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time...
4 of 19 | Posted by: Allison (Connors) Bergami - MA
“Alison, Keith, & Andrea-
I truly don't know where to start. I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. Doug was just such an unbelievable man. Full...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Cheri Perault - Melrose, MA
My heart aches for you and for the losses that you have endured. I have fond memories of the patience and love that Doug had for Mikey...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Maryellen (Pattison) Schissler - MA
“Dear Alison, Keith & Andrea,
Aunt Norma, Uncle Arthur & Diane ~
I am heartbroken over the news of Doug's passing. He populates my earliest...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Jan Burgwinkle - Hudson, OH
“Alison so sorry for your loss. Love to your family. From all the Fink's
8 of 19 | Posted by: Yvonne Fink - Tewksbury, MA
“I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Marcotti's passing. I have nothing but amazing and fond memories of him from my childhood. He was such an amazing man...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Amie Perault - Malden, MA
“With deepest sympathy to Andrea and her family.
10 of 19 | Posted by: Maureen O'Leary / Shore - MA
“DOUG WAS GREAT GUY TO WORK WITH ALWAYS HAD SMILE ON HIS FACE , HE MADE A LOT OF PATIENTS FEEL LIKE THEY WERE FAMILY WITH THAT SMILE OF HIS HE WILL BE...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: RICH GRAY - MEDFORD, MA
“Dear Arthur and Family,
I am deeply saddened to learn of this passing of your son, Doug. May our Lord send his Spirit to comfort you at this...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Dennis Christo - Southbridge, MA
“Allison, Keitn and Andrea:
My sincere condolences on the passing of Doug. I will never forget him. A kinder and gentler man there ever was. He...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Lillian Natola - Medford, MA
“Norma, Arthur and Diane.
My heart is heavy in the passing of Doug. You have lost a treasure and I will miss Doug. A very lovable,and funny...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Lillian Natola - Medford, MA
“Dear Alison, Keith, and Andrea,
Words are hard to express what my heart feels right now. I am so sorry to learn of Doug's passing.
15 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Perault - Medford, MA
“Dear Alison, and family.
I can't describe the sadness in my heart at hearing of Doug's passing. I have such wonderful memories of Doug and all the...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa Gradone Miles - Richmond, VA
“Allison, Andrea, Keith & Family ~
I cannot tell you how sorry I am to hear the sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Allison,...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Pam Paige - Wakefield, MA
“Dear Marcotti Family,
I was so sad to hear of Doug's sudden passing. My Mom and Norma have been friends for many years, and Doug and my Mom had...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Natola Swanson - Saugus, MA
“Dear Alison and Family,
I am so very sorry for your sudden loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Smith - Melrose, MA
A. Douglas "Doug" Marcotti, Jr., age 57, a longtime resident of Melrose, died suddenly on Friday, April 7, 2012 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
Born in Cambridge on May 21, 1954, Doug was one of two children of Norma J. (Gradone) and Arthur D. Marcotti. He graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1972 and attended Boston University. Doug worked as a computer analyst for Forsyth Dental Center in Boston for 35 years. More recently, he worked as a concierge at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and in patient transport at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Doug was known for his great sense of humor and for his love of reading, music, gardening, writing, and talk shows. He cherished his family, and especially loved the time he spent playing with his two young grandchildren.
Doug was the beloved husband of Alison L. (Wetherbee) Marcotti with whom he shared nearly 33 years of marriage. Cherished son of Norma J. and Arthur D. Marcotti of Melrose. Devoted father of Keith D. Marcotti and his wife Amanda of Melrose, Andrea L. Marcotti of Melrose, and the late Michael J. "Mikey" Marcotti. Caring brother of Diane Bowen and her husband John of Stoneham. Dear son-in-law of Elizabeth Wetherbee of Melrose and the late Alfred D. Wetherbee. Loving grandfather of Ashlynne and Julian Marcotti of Melrose. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will gather in honor and remembrance of Doug's life for visiting hours at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Thursday, April 12 from 4-8 PM and again on Friday morning at 9:00 AM before leaving in procession to St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose, where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Gifts in honor of Doug may be made to the Melrose High School Permanent Scholarship Fund, c/o Doug & Michael Marcotti Family Fund, PO Box 760695, Melrose, MA 02176.
April 12, 2012
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robinson Funeral Home
809 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Mass of Christian Burial
April 13, 2012
St. Mary's Church
Friday April 13 2012
205 Sylvan Street