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“So very sorry to hear of Lauren's passing.... she was always smiling and happy to have a conversation with us whenever she came in. She was a lovely...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: rebecca beraldi - melrose, MA

“Just walked by your Family home! I can see us playing in the back yard! It looks the same everything changes I just love it! ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Feeney - Melrose, MA

“May Lauren Rest In Peace. She was always a kind person and I have wonderful memories of her in high school and again when we reconnected upon her...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret (Chaffee) Malenchini - MA

“Janie Feeney Leslie I will never forget how you loved me like a sister! We enjoyed your Momma taking us to Pebble Beach every Saturday! Watching...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Feeney-Wilson - Melrose, MA

“I was so sad to hear of Lauren’s passing, and so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy, Cathy ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy Bourgeois - Woburn, MA

“I’m so sorry for the passing of your mom and dear sister. I just found out last night, sending hugs and prayers to you all. We graduated with...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Balestieri Monteiro

“I’m so sorry for the passing of your mom and dear sister. I just found out last night, sending hugs and prayers to you all. We graduated with...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Balestieri Monteiro

“We are so sorry to hear this. Lauren was a part of our family . She will be missed ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Family Limone - Melrose, MA

“We just found out this happened. We are so sorry and heartbroken to hear of Lauren's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Judi Limone hayes - Melrose, MA

“I’m so saddened to her of Lauren’s leaving. I remember her as such a kind, hard working, and perservering young woman back in high...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Pam Minichiello - Acton, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Lauren's passing. She is such a nice person and I have fond memories from high school. RIP my friend ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Joyce Rhodes (Marcarelli) - DC

“I am so sorry for the lost of your sister. May your memories give you comfort . Hugs to you and your family ❤ ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Georgette Curran - 02176, MA

“So sorry about your sister. Sending love ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Anne Cacchiotti - Swampscott, MA

“Lauren will be greatly missed. She and I loved to laugh whenever we got together!! ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Ciarametaro - Chesapeake, VA

“❤ Sending love and prayers to you all at this time. I am heartbroken. We go wayyyyy back. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Judie Waitt ( leger) - Wakefield, MA

“I am so very sorry to hear of Lauren's passing. I enjoyed working in the gift shop with her where we shared many laughs. She will be missed ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Lida McAveeney - Medford, MA

“So sorry to hear of Lauren's passing. My thoughts and prayers go to her family, especially Leslie. May she be at peace now with God. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Doyle - Melrose, MA


Lauren A. Temples, a resident of Melrose, passed away at home on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at age 65.

Born in Melrose on December 8, 1955, Lauren was one of four children of the late Edward C. Shaw and Arlene (Alto) Shaw. She was a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1973. Lauren resided in Maryland for many years with her family before returning to Melrose in 2013. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed volunteering her time at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital Gift Shop.

Lauren was the wife of the late Charles A. Temples, Jr. and companion of the late Frank Limone. Devoted mother of Bryan Melanson and his wife Dawn, Robert E. Melanson, and Jillian Ripple and her husband John. Dear sister of Leslie Waystack and her husband Chuck of Melrose, Jean Ormrod and her husband Roland of SC, and the late Robert Shaw. Loving grandmother of Alycia, Sean, Cameron, Carrington, Violet, and Emily.

Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Tuesday, July 13 from 9-11am, followed by her Funeral Service at 11am. Interment to follow at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.