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 Arlene Elizabeth <I>Cole</I> Byrne

Arlene Elizabeth Cole Byrne

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 May 2013 (aged 81)
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 110894056 · View Source
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HINGHAM - Arlene Elizabeth (Cole) Byrne, 81, of Hingham, formerly of North Quincy, died May 19, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Allan and Frances (Hanlon) Cole. Devoted mother of Kevin, Terry, Susan and Sally. Cherished grandmother of six grandchildren, Shannon, Jason, Ashleigh, Danielle, Eric and Amelia. Sister of Virginia, Allan, and William. Former wife of Capt. Don Byrne.

Arlene was a member of Catholic Women's Club of Hingham and a communicant of Resurrection Parish. After graduating from North Quincy High School in 1949, Arlene worked as a flight attendant for Northeast Airlines (Delta) and was a member of the Clipped Wings group.

After raising four children, Arlene volunteered for over 20 years at South Shore Hospital Nuclear Medicine, Patient Information and as a Director of Friends of South Shore Hospital. A regular poll worker in Hingham, she loved spending time with her grandchildren, reading, gardening, ballroom dancing, walks on Nantasket Beach and cooking, especially hosting holiday meals for extended family for many years from her home of 45 years on Andorra Lane, Hingham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hingham Public Library. Mass of Christian Burial held at Church of the Resurrection.

Written by her daughter, Sue Hawes.

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Arlene E. Byrne
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Kevin, Terry, Susan & Sally

  • Created by: Sue Hawes
  • Added: 20 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110894056
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arlene Elizabeth Cole Byrne (20 Jan 1932–19 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110894056, citing Hall Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawes (contributor 47271025) .