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Thelma I. (Anderson) Hunter

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Of Braintree, formerly of Saugus. Died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, September 23rd at the age of 90.  She was the wife of the late David F. Hunter I. They enjoyed 27 years of marriage until David’s death in 1985. Born in Revere and raised in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Mary “Josephine” (Ferragamo) Anderson. A resident of Sunrise of Braintree since 2017, Mrs. Hunter had previously lived in Saugus for 55 years. She worked as a reservation agent for Delta Airlines, at Glendale Curtain Shop in Everett, Mobil Oil and as an administrative assistant for the Saugus Public Schools. In her retirement, Mrs. Hunter was an election poll worker, volunteered at Blessed Sacrament and at Breakheart Reservation. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW.

Her greatest joy in life was her children and grandchildren who she was selflessly dedicated to. Mrs. Hunter is survived by two children; Christine Harris and her husband Daniel of Braintree, David F. Hunter II and his wife Jennifer of Middleton, four grandchildren; Jake Harris & his wife Elizabeth, Meghan Harris, David F. Hunter III and William Hunter, one great grandchild; Jaime Elizabeth Harris.

Relative and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus, on Wednesday September 27.  A funeral was held from the funeral home on Thursday followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

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