Monday, May 21, 2012
"It fills our hearts to see how many lives he has touched in his short life."
The following was submitted by Susan Famiglietti. For more information about Paul Famiglietti and the community's response, visit our topics page. Dear Malden Community, Thank you for all the love and support you have shown our family while we are grieving the loss of my loving husband and our father, Paul Famiglietti. The candle light memorials were a wonderful tribute to Mr. Fam. We have gotten much comfort from all of the photos, videos, and all of the personal stories that you shared with us. Mr. Fam loved sharing all of his experiences and stories of all of you through the years with his family. He truly loved being part of our wonderful city and having the opportunity to know all of you. It fills our hearts to see how many lives he…
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Over 100 people were in attendance for Saturday's memorial service.
Family and friends gathered at Medford's St. Clement Church Saturday morning for a final tribute to Paul Famiglietti, the Malden High School paraprofessional killed in a tragic motorcycle crash last week. Students and well-wishers waited in line for over two hours to pay their respects to the popular mentor during a wake in Somerville Friday night.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Congressman Ed Markey met with Forestdale School students on their 8th grade field trip to Washington this week.
Memorial services for Malden High School study hall teacher Paul Famiglietti, who died in a tragic motorcycle crash earlier this week, will be held Friday evening in Somerville. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Mr. Fam will have services in Somerville and Medford this week.
Memorial services have been announced for Malden High School study teacher Paul Famiglietti, who died in a tragic motorcycle crash earlier this week. The family's wake will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Doherty Funeral Home at 855 Broadway in Somerville. The funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Clement Church on 64 Warner St. in Medford. Memorial donations may be made to The Paul Famiglietti Scholarship Fund, Malden High School, 77 Salem Street, Malden, MA, 02148 The family has requested that any students with photos of Famiglietti email them to firstname.lastname@example.org for use in a slideshow for the proceedings. More information can be found at Famiglietti's memorial page.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
PLUS: Memorial service information.
Forestdale 8th graders on their class trip to Washington, DC may have missed Paul Famiglietti's memorial services at Malden High School last weekend, so for now, they'll bring Malden's flair for memorializing to the capital. An American flag will fly over the US Capitol building in honor of the hometown hero, with the class later transporting the gift home for the Famiglietti family. Paul's wife Susan is a teacher at the school. “Just found out they are flying a flag over the Capitol building in Washington DC for my Dad Thursday and sending the flag home with my Mom's school during their eighth grade trip!” Famiglietti's daughter Amy wrote on Facebook. “MY DAD...Just a regular everyday guy who wore tshirts and jeans every day! “First time …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Anywhere from 300-400 residents came out to remember "Mr. Fam."
Malden High School was kept open over the weekend after the tragic death of school worker Paul Famiglietti. The study hall teacher and student mentor died after crashing his motorcycle on Rte 2 in Westminster on Saturday.
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Student photographers capture a sign from beyond - or, at the very least, a strange coincidence - during departed teacher Paul "Mr. Fam" Famiglietti's candlelight vigil Saturday.
Students walking by the Family Dental office near Malden High School snapped this photograph as they returned to an impromptu memorial for Paul “Mr. Fam” Famiglietti Saturday night. Juniors Will Lombard and Hannah Calderone were coming back from buying candles at Walgreens when they saw the sign - with the "I" "L" "Y" in "Family" turned off, spelling "Fam" - which Lombard called “more than a coincidence.” To top it off, the pair said a motorcycle drove by behind them as they took the picture. Famiglietti, known by all as "Mr. Fam," died during a motorcycle accident on Route 2 near Westminster Saturday, and was well-known as a biker to his students, even sporting a leather biker jacket signed by hundreds of graduating seniors. “I think …
Well over 300 people attended to honor "Mr. Fam" during a candlelight vigil outside of the high school.
Around three to four hundred residents took part in a candlelight vigil outside of Malden High School Sunday night, paying homage to a “great friend,” “true Maldonian” and “one of the most honest people” they'd ever met – the late study hall proctor and "jack of all trades" Paul Famiglietti, who passed away after a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon. Students drew chalk memorials on the sidewalk, laid flowers and spelled “Never Forgotten, Never; You Were MHS” in candles on the building's steps for their beloved “Mr. Fam” . There was also a brief non-denominational prayer by Allison Labbe of the Salvation Army and a performance of “Amazing Grace” by the Malden High School Choir. About 200 candles were donated by Malden Crime Watch. “We …
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Student Supervisor Paul Famiglietti, 54, of Malden, crashed his motorcycle on Route 2 East near Westminster Saturday.
A popular Malden High School staffer was killed when his motorcycle swayed into the breakdown lane and hit a guard rail on Route 2 East in Westminster Saturday afternoon. Student Supervisor Paul Famiglietti, 54, of Malden, crashed near Exit 26 while riding bikes with his son around 3:45 p.m. The crash remains under investigation by state police. No information about memorial services were immediately available Saturday night. Friends, students remember Principal Dana Brown, who spoke with Malden Patch from the Famiglietti residence Saturday night, said he hired the popular staff member nine years ago. Brown also spoke to students during an impromptu candlelight vigil outside of the school. “He has been a jack of all trades, man of all …