Page 18 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, March 13, 2020 OBITUARIES Gerald “Jerry” Colella O f Malden, passed away on March 5, 2020. He was 75 years old. Jerry was a United States LEGAL NOTICE Organization • The Mission of the Malden Housing Authority (MHA) is to preserve, extend, protect, create and expand public and affordable housing opportunities locally while also maintaining and sustaining the affordability and improving the quality and condition of existing developments and units; to encourage homeownership, support community development, and increase the number and quality of accessible affordable units, free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, the MHA will strive to embrace high standards of ethics, management, and accountability, and will attempt to forge partnerships that leverage other public and private resources in order to improve the MHA’s ability to be a successful and effective local assisted/affordable housing. MHA is a drug and smoke-free Agency. Overview The duties of the Receptionist position include a wide range of activities related to general office duties and administration. The Receptionist may answer and make telephone calls, perform filing, copying, ordering and organizing office supplies, updating and printing out/posting affordable apartment listings, open and distribute mail, maintain printer/copier/shredder, pick-up and drop-off mail at 630 Salem Street, maintain and update Section 8 program forms, and other general office duties. Most work is performed according to existing written Admin Plan policies and procedures, HUD regulations, handbooks, desk references. At times, the Receptionist will be required to use independent judgment in making recommendations and decisions. Reports to Section 8 Director In Addition to Those Tasks Listed in the Overview, Responsibilities May Also Include: • General Duties: The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the Receptionist. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned. • Manages the Front Counter, courteously and respectfully interacting with MHA staff, building residents and guests, program participants, landlords and the general public. • Greets visitors by welcoming and directing them appropriately. • Notifies staff of visitor arrival. • Informs visitors by answering or referring inquiries. • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories. • Maintains security by following procedures, and monitoring sign-in book. • Operates telecommunication system by following manufacturer’s instructions for phone system. • Keeps a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. • Supports continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Receptionist Qualifications/Skills • Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse, low income and demographically diverse population • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures; • Excellent organizational skills • Ability to handle emotionally stressful situations, manage conflict and work independently within a busy and diverse team setting; • Strong written and verbal communication skills; • Strong computer literacy skills; proficient in the use of Microsoft office, particularly Word and Excel; capability to learn to proficiently use HAB/MRI (MHA’s Institutional public housing software system) • Ability to multi-task and exercise good judgement; • Ability to multi-task handling several tasks at once, identifying problems and putting forward solutions; • Familiarity with phone systems • Ability to handle frequent interruptions without loss of efficiency/productivity or accuracy; • Bi-lingual in English/Chinese or English/Haitian Creole preferred Salary/Benefits: 35 hour/week, full-time position @ $15.75/hour ($28,665/annually) with excellent benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Linda Silva, Human Resources Director, Malden Housing Authority, 89 Pearl Street, #202, Malden, MA 02148 The Malden Housing Authority is and Equal Opportunity Housing Provider and a Drug and Smoke-Free Agency March 13, 2020 Geraldine Louise Snell O f Malden passed away Friday, February 21, 2020 at the age of 88. Geraldine’s parents were the late Grace (Fraser) Snell, originally of Nova Scotia, and Clifford Snell of Maine. She was the older sister of Army National Guard Veteran during the Vietnam Era and worked for many years as an inspector on aircraft engines for General Electric. Jerry was the beloved husband of 52 years to Maria (Sarno) Colella. He was the son of the late Joseph and Celia (DellSola) Colella. Jerry was the loving father of Gina Hurley and her LEGAL NOTICE SECTION 8 RECEPTIONIST husband Michael of Woburn and Craig Colella and his wife Maria of Hamilton. He was the brother of the late Cynthia Cleary and her late husband Bob. Jerry was the dear brother in law of Cabby Johnson and her late husband Doug, Ralph Sarno, and Moe Sarno and his wife Heather. He was the devoted grandfather of Dillon and Alyson Hurley and Carlo Colella. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations in Jerry’s memory may be made to American stroke Association, 185 Franklin St., Boston, MA 02110. ADD VETERANS FLAG the late Barbara Manning of Middleton. Geraldine loved art, classical and big band music, theater, and good food. She worked as a secretary in various companies in and around Boston. She was also a devoted daughter caring for her mother who was ill for many years. Her dry sense of humor and warm heart will be missed. One is considered lucky in life to have good friends and family. Her family felt lucky to have her. She is survived by three nieces and their husbands; Sandra Lalonde and her husband Ernest of Granby, Sheila (Manning) Schultz and her husband Norman of Winthrop, ME, Susan Flibotte and her husband David of Peabody, and by her nephew Steven Manning of North Carolina. As requested by the family, no funeral services will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to OBITUARIES| SEE PAGE 19 I HAVE THE BUYER FOR YOUR HOUSE! SALVATRICE REALTY Sylvia Anthony, Broker (617) 943 - 4794 “Over 40 Years Experience” ~ LEGAL NOTICE ~ Malden Community Preservation Committee Public Hearing March 19th, 2020, 6:00 PM The Malden Community Preservation Committee will hold a public hearing at the John and Christina Markey Community Center, 7 Washington Street, Malden MA at 6:00 P.M. to hear project ideas for the FY2021 funding cycle and to review the following FY2020 applications: Trafton Park Under One Roof Secure Start Devir Park Revitalization Spot Pond Brook As part of the ongoing community outreach, Malden’s Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is holding a public hearing on March 19, 2020, and invites the public to attend. Learn how the Malden CPC works to fund projects in the area of Affordable Housing, Open Space/Recreation, and Historical Preservation. Share your thoughts about the FY2020 applications and what types of projects would most benefit our city for the FY2021 funding cycle. By: Julianne Orsino Chair, Malden CPC March 6 & 13, 2020

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