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“Christine and Deb,Sometimes it is very difficult, almost impossible to understand why things happen in the order they do. Our hearts are open and we...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Bradford - Hanover, MA

“Dear Christine, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family ! So very sorry for your loss ! ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: John Dwyer - Revere, MA

“How fast time passes it seems like yesterday Chris you and I would hang out as kids at your parents house,it was always the place to go playing...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: KELLY coffill - Thomaston, CT

“Dear Deb,I am so sorry for you loss and Eric's children & extended family. I didn't know Eric but I knew him thru your eyes and your heart. He was a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: MICHEL BEHESHTI - Salem,, MA

“Farrah, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Please know that I am here for you. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Antoinette Watson - Medford, MA

“John and I are deeply saddened by Eric's passing. We send our sincere condolences to Christine , Debbie, and his children. Godspeed, Eric.Lesley and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: John and Lesley Mattuchio - MA

“RIP ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Joan Henderson - Port Charlotte, FL

“Eric, I will always cherish our dinners together after our Mom's did their weekly food shopping.We had many fun Summer vacations together when we...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Christine Cox - Wilmington, MA

“Thoughts and prayers to Mrs. Spada, Farrah, Vincent, Debbie and the rest of Erics family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jacqui & Mike Yawnick - Wakefield, MA

“R.I.P. Eric you were a great guy to know back in high school and you will be missed and I will have your family in my prayers. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: John Lecourt - Gardner, MA

“I always looked up to ya since we were kids, lot of good times. Gunna miss ya Bro!! Catch ya on the other side. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kenny Huntley - Melrose, MA


Eric C. Spada, a lifelong resident of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, February 3, 2017, at age 47.

One of two sons, Eric was born in Winchester on October 9, 1969 and raised and educated in Melrose. He enjoyed working as a carpenter for Armor Door and Lock in Malden for several years. Eric was a family oriented man who was happiest spending time at home in Melrose. He was a thoughtful son, caring for his mother, and deeply devoted to his two children, Farrah and Vincent. He enjoyed cooking nightly dinners, watching the Bruins, Patriots, and Red Sox, and spending time with his partner, Debbie. Most of all, his children were his life and he was so happy to spend any amount of time with them. He will be deeply missed, but always lovingly remembered.

Eric was the proud father of Farrah Spada and Vincent Spada, both of Malden. Cherished son of Christine (Thompson) Spada and the late Frank P. Spada of Melrose. Loving partner of Debra L. Rachlen of Melrose. Caring brother the late Christopher P. Spada. Dear uncle of Christopher Spada of Melrose, and Frank Spada of Saugus. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services are private.