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Eleanor Kress

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Eleanor (Linscott) Kress, of Hingham, died on Friday, March 21, 2014 after a brief illness at the age of 90. She was born in Hingham and was a llifelong resident of the town. For 30 years she was manager of 'Bakers 5 and 10 Cent Store' in downtown Hingham. Eleanor was a member of the Hingham Fire Wives, was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed celebrating the 4th of July, bingo and traveling with her husband in their motor home. In addition, she was a Past Worthy Matron of the Dorothy Bradford Chapter # 135 Order of the Eastern Star in Hingham. She was the wife of 70 years of Arthur P. Kress of Hingham and mother of; Robert E. Kress of Hingham and Carol J. Thompson of Boyertown, PA. Sister of William R. Linscott of Austin, TX, Carol L. Matthews of Naples, FL, formerly of Hanover and the late Chester L. Linscott, Jr., Alice L. Lincoln, Betty L. Jefferson and Marjorie L. Huff. Grandmother of Loree Stein of Perkiomenville, PA and Paul Thompson of Portland, ME and great-grandmother of Joey, Paige and Charlee Stein. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St., Hingham on Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the Downing Chapel on Wednesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory would be appreciated to the Dorothy Bradford Chapter # 135, OES, c/o 12 Edgewood Rd., Scituate, MA 02066. Interment in High Street Cemetery, Hingham. For online guest book, please visit www.downingchapel.com.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Mar. 24, 2014
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