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BEVERLY - Robert H. Lindgren, age 93, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice house after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Malva (Navarra) Lindgren with whom he shared 69 years of marriage, and the son of the late Henry and Alice (Davis) Lindgren.
A lifelong resident of Beverly, Bob graduated from Beverly High School as a member of the Class of 1942. He attended Tufts University, Northeastern University and earned a certificate in accounting from Burdett College. Bob began his more than 30 year career at the United Shoe Machinery Corporation in Beverly in 1951. Bob was a member of Dane Street Congregational Church, and was a Mason for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing and supporting local sports teams.
In addition to his wife Malva, he is survived by his daughter, Pamela Major and husband James of Wakefield; two grandchildren Kristina and Nicholas Major and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Phyllis Carson.
As requested by the family, arrangements will be held privately. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915. Contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on January 17, 2018
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