Rose M.  Comeau


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Peabody - Rose Marie Comeau, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 17, at Beverly Hospital, with her family by her side.
Born in Boston she was the daughter of Gerado Vitello and Sarah (Bova) Vitello.
Rose graduated from Medford High School in 1950. She married Roy Comeau in 1952 and raised her family in Beverly before moving to Peabody in 2007. She retired from the City of Beverly Auditor's Office after 25 years in 2002.
Rose had a passion for music and enjoyed performing and traveling with the Sweet Adeline's Liberty Bell Chapter for many years. She was also a season subscriber to the North Shore Music Theatre for more than 50 years.
She is survived by her children Diane Amirault and her husband Gary of Peabody, Stephen Comeau of Alta, Wyoming, Ralph Comeau and his wife Becky of Peabody, and Denise MacPhail and her husband Bill of Beverly Farms; 12 grandchildren, Yvonne (Amirault) Helbert, Danielle (Amirault) Kenny, Benjamin Amirault, Sherry (Comeau) Mallen, Katelyn Comeau, Zachary Comeau, Kristen (Comeau) Casali, David Comeau , Kevin Comeau, Jennifer (Comeau) Chow, Sidney MacPhail, Nicholas MacPhail; and six great-grandchildren. She also leaves her brother Joseph Vitello of Reading; and her sister Josephine Vitello of Reading. She is predeceased by her former husband Joseph LeRoy Comeau; her son Michael Comeau; and her brother Samuel Vitello. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial gift to St. John Lutheran Church, 32 Ellsworth Road, Peabody, MA 01960.

A funeral service will be held at The St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 32 Ellsworth Road, Peabody, MA 01960, on Friday, August 23, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held prior on Thursday, August 22, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly 01915. Information, directions, condolences at
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Gabriel Jude Abbott
Aug 30, 2019
Denise, I just want to give both you and Sidney my deepest condolences for both your mom and Sidney's grandmother, Please let me know if there is anything my mom and I I can do for you to help out or if you guys need anything at all. Sidney always has my love and prayers.
Gerald Mahar
Aug 23, 2019
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Marian Batchelder
Aug 21, 2019
Dear Denise, Billy told me of your beautiful Mom's passing and I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family. My prayers will be said for Rose. With kindness & sympathy Marian on Billy's Autumn St. route
Aug 21, 2019
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