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Melchiore Tripoli, Jr., 82, husband of Donna M. (Enquist) Tripoli, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage, passed away October 16, 2017 after a lengthy illness at Wingate Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Tampa, Fla. he was the son of the late Melchiore Tripole, Sr. and Harriet M. (Katz) Tripoli. He attended the Cobbert Jr. High School and then enlisted in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged. Melchiore lived in Maine, California and Beverly before moving to Haverhill. He worked in the asphalt business at a hot top plant before he became a baker for the former Delight Donuts in Beverly and worked for Dunkin Donuts in Lynn. Melchiore was a jack of all trades and had many talents which included machinery, woodworking and carving to name a few. He will be missed for his entrepreneurship and his ability for problem solving. Melchiore was a husband, father and grandfather who loved his family and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his loving wife, Donna, he is survived by his children, Melchiore Tripoli II; Mark Tripoli; Michelle Tripoli; Ned Tripoli; Marshall Tripoli; four grandchildren; two sisters, Marion Pazzter of Lynn; Marlo Console of Peabody; several sisters-in-law; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Matthew Tripoli, sister, Maxin Hinde and brother, Ned Edward.
Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on  October 18, 2017
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