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Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home

382 First Parish Road, Scituate, MA

OBITUARY

Edward Raymond Saliba

January 17, 1933June 22, 2020
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Age 87, of Scituate, passed away June 22, 2020. Born on January 17, 1933 in Lawrence, MA, he was the son of the late Sgt. Edward Louis and Blanche Marbot Saliba. Loving husband of 58 years to Diana Ruth (Blondin) Saliba. Cherished father of Christine (Saliba) Thibodeau and Mike Thibodeau of Scituate, Cathy (Saliba) Moynihan and Dan Moynihan of Jamaica Plain. Beloved grandfather to Joshua Thibodeau of Rockland, Justin Thibodeau and his wife Emily Coppola, and his new great-grandson Jacob Coppola-Thibodeau of Cohasset. He will be lovingly remembered by his sister Judy McQuade and her husband Jim McQuade of Connecticut and sister Lorraine Garfi of Brookline MA as well as many nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. Edward was predeceased by his brother, Norman Saliba, and sisters Olive Naffah, and Mary Hoyt. Edward was a graduate of Lawrence High School, class of 1950, Lowell Technological Institute, 1966, and Northeastern University, 1971, with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He served honorably in the US Airforce, as Airman, 2nd Class, 1951-1955. Edward had an extensive career as a Piping Designer and Mechanical Engineer, mainly working on Navy ships. Edward loved his family, good food, music, dancing, playing with children, gardening, and sharing the abundance of what he had. He will be missed by all who knew him. A visitation will take place on Friday June 26, 2020 from 4-8pm at Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Road, Scituate MA. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday June 27, 2020 at 10am from St. Mary of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent St, Scituate. Burial to take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Scituate. Donations in Ed’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, PO Box 1950, Clarksburg MD 20871 or online at brightfocus.org/stopAD.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, June 27, 2020

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Edward Raymond Saliba

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Mike Casey

July 6, 2020

Mr. Saliba,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the USAF during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Maureen Donahue Lever

June 25, 2020

I grew up across the street from the Salibas on Boxford Street in Lawrence. I remember how proud he was when he purchased a new black VW bug. He was always so pleasant. I also remember his sister Judy and brother Norman. His mom was always dressed to the nines and spoke with a Parisian accent. My thoughts and prayers to his family.
Maureen Lever

Joshua Thibodeau

June 24, 2020

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