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Joseph E. Fielding Jr.

1921 - 2021



Joseph E. Fielding Jr., 99, passed away peacefully on February 1st 2021. Joseph was born in Malden on August 25th 1921 and spent his entire life living in Malden. He was the son of the late Joseph Fielding and Florence (Harding) (Fielding) Plati.

Joseph graduated from Malden High School with the class of 1939 where he was on the hockey and football teams. Joseph served in the Coast Guard for several years and is a veteran of World War II. Later he went on to work as a maintenance man for Boston Gas. He frequented the Peabody Senior Center where he played bocci and pool. Joseph’s hobbies also included dancing, listening to music, bowling and visiting his camp in Barnstead New Hampshire with his family. Joe also had a love for horses.

He is survived by his nieces who consider him more of a father figure Barbara Smith of Melrose and Karen Dellemonico of Melrose. His brother Robert Fielding of Chicago. His sister Marjorie LaCau of Malden. His Grandnieces and Nephews Kara DeGuglielmo and husband Steven, Joshua Dellemonico, Jarred Smith, and Jeremy Smith. Great Grandnieces and Nephews Madelyn DeGuglielmo, Dominic DeGuglielmo, Lorenzo DeGuglielmo and Adrianna Morgan. Joseph is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Fielding and Florence (Harding) (Fielding) Plati, his sister Florence Zaia, and his brother Allen Fielding.

Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Thursday February 4th at 12-2pm Interment to follow in Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose.

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