Edward James Marcello

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Edward James Marcello, 77
REVERE, Mass. - Edward James Marcello, 77, died suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Ed was born in Nashua, N.H., on August 6, 1941, and was the son of the late William A. and Edith (Enright) Marcello.
Ed lived for his wife Carol, his six kids, 19 grandchildren, and four great- grandchildren. Ed was an entrepreneur who did about everything a man could want to do in a lifetime. He played in the Little League World Series for Portsmouth, N.H., signed to a minor league contract by the Los Angles Dodgers, graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern and Political Science and Economics from the University of Southern Maine, was a police officer in Haverhill, Mass., trained thoroughbred and harness horses, worked on Presidential campaigns, ran for office in two states, produced three half hour TV shows, broadcast the entire 1984 State Champion Portland Bull Dogs football season, ran housing for the West End in Providence, R.I., coached college and CYO basketball and was one of the foremost experts in thoroughbred breeding and handicapping.
Ed is survived by his wife who he adored more than life itself for 54 years, Carol; his children and their families, Michael and Laurie of Scarborough, William and Rhonda of Kingsport, Tenn., his deceased son Matthew, Jennifer and Andy Cook of Coventry R.I., Gina and Keith Johnson of York, and Anthony Marcello of Boston, Mass.
His Funeral Mass will be held at St. Christopher's Church, 4 Barrell Ln., York, Maine, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, followed by internment at Calvary Cemetery in Portsmouth, N.H. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home of Medford, Mass. For additional information, please visit www.magliozzifuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, Ed would be
so proud if you donated to the:
Permanently Disabled
Jockeys Fund
P.O. Box 803
Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home
29 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 395-0128
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 16, 2018
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