Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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 Samuel Alvarez

1945 - 2019


Samuel Alvarez, a longtime resident of Saugus, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 6th, in Melrose.  Samuel was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico in 1945, the son of Manuel and Francisca Alvarez.  He married his sweetheart,  Melida Dillon in the Bronx, NY in 1972.  In 1976 the family moved to the Boston area, living in Malden where they raised their family until they moved to Saugus in 1998.  Samuel was a baseball fanatic and was dedicated to the Red Sox.  He loved watching boxing.  Samuel  also enjoyed taking walks around his neighborhood in Saugus. 

He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Melida (Dillon) Alvarez, his children, Carmen Cecilia Alvarez  Freeman, Raquel  Alvarez-Segee, Melissa Alvarez, Celia Alvarez, and Louis M. Alvarez, all of Saugus, his siblings, Nestor Manuel Alvarez Ruiz  of PR, Jesus Areil Alvarez Ruiz of FL,  Ada Alvarez Ruiz of PR, Sixto Alvarez Ruiz of PR, Miriam Alvarez Ruiz of NC, Bienvenido Alvarez Ruiz of PR, Neida Alvarez Ruiz of PR, Gricielio Alvarez Ruiz of PR, Celia Alvarez Ruiz NC, Esterbina  Albarez Ruiz of PA , as well as 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, and 34 nieces and nephews.

Samuel was preceded in death by his brother,  Jose Antonio Alvarez Ruiz and his sister, Maria Milagros Alvarez Ruiz,as well as both of his parents.

Funeral Services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Thursday, December  12th, at 10 AM.   Visitation  will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, December  11th, from 4 – 8 PM


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