Of Saugus. Age 104, died on Thursday, November 17th at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Ross.
Born and raised in GA, Mrs. Ross was the daughter of the late James D. and Sarah (Palmer) Calhoun. Magdalene taught in Georgia prior to moving to Washington D.C. where she was employed by the Federal Communications during WWII. A graduate of Salem State Teachers College, she was a teacher in the Saugus school system for 25 years. She enjoyed painting, travelling, cooking and gardening.
Mrs. Ross is survived by her three children, Linda S. Ross, Kenneth J. Ross and Alan W. Ross all of Saugus; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Sunday. A funeral service was held in the funeral home on Monday. Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.