Saugus - Mr. Arthur J. Deveau, age 89, died at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on Tuesday, June 16th. He was the loving husband of Louise (Babin) Deveau with whom he shared 61 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, Mr. Deveau was the son of the late Walter and Ida (Robichaud) Deveau. A resident of Saugus for 70 years, Arthur was a member of the Saugus Knights of Columbus. He had worked as a tool and dye maker for Eastern Tool.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Deveau is survived by his four daughters, Yvonne Woodbury of Lynn, Michelle Pichette of AL, Annette McLean of Warwick, Yvette Hamilton of Merrimac; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Marie Quinlan of Peabody, Therese Daigle of NE. He was predeceased by three brothers.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Arthur’s memory can be made to the American Heart Association at heart.org.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. All attendees must wear a face covering and practice social distancing. Due to the state guidelines, funeral services will be private.
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