Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

A member of the Malden Community since 1896

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Gene P. Tallent

1947 - 2021


Gene P. Tallent, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Sunday, December 26th, after a brief illness.  Gene was born in Boston in 1947, one of 13 children from Frank and Edna Tallent.  He was raised and educated in Charlestown.  Gene had worked as a bus boy at Bickfords, in Melrose and then in Saugus, for over 20 years.  He was an avid fan of all Boston sports teams, and also enjoyed fishing and going for bike rides, and listening to Elvis Presley.

He is survived by his sisters, Ann Helms of Ohio and Donna Nice of Malden, and his brother, William Tallent of Everett, as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded by his siblings, John Tallent, Priscilla Bodkins, Mary Jane King, Nancy Mangin, Edna Tallent, Lennie Tallent, Richie Tallent, Frank Tallent, and Jimma Tallent.

Funeral services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Tuesday, January 4th, at 10 AM.  Interment to follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.

Visitation will be held at the  funeral home on Monday, January 3rd, from 4 – 8 PM. 


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