Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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 Olga  Elibero

1928 - 2017


Olga (Poma) Elibero, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away Sunday, October 22, at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital, with her loving family by her side.  Olga was born in Tunisia, N. Africa in 1928, the daughter of John and Catherine Poma.   She was raised and educated there, and in 1949, she moved to the United States and settled in Roslindale.  She soon met her future husband, Edward Elibero at Sansone Clothing in Boston.  Two years later they were married and settled down together in Roslindale to raise their family.  They shared over 40 years of marriage together until Ed’s passing in 1993.  At that time she moved to Malden for a short time before moving to Melrose where she remained. 

Olga enjoyed traveling, especially cruising, and was a member of the Cantera Travel Club of Malden, and in later year was a member of the Single Life Club.  She also enjoyed cooking and crocheting,  and was always making afghans and bedspreads for the children. 

She is survived by her children, Eileen Ragucci and husband Chester of Stoneham, and Grace McShane and husband James of Melrose, her sister of Lillian Hauvuy and husband Alan, her sister in law Yolanda Poma of Roslindale, her grandchildren,  Eileen McShane, Fursey Keleghan, Andrea Ragucci and James McShane, and her great grandchildren,  Kayla, Ariana, Giulianna, and James Brooks. Also survived by her three faithful dogs, Bruschi, Jingle, and Simon.

Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Friday, Oct 27th 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Most Blessed Sacrament, 1155 Main St, Wakefield, at 10 AM.  Interment to follow in Wyoming Cemetery,  Melrose.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct 26th, from 4 – 8 PM.   



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