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Harriet E. Glover

Harriet E. Glover, 96, a Green Street, Ipswich resident for most of her life and the last member of the Glover Family that was brought to Ipswich in the 1840s to run the George W. Heard knitting mill, died Tuesday June 3, 2008 in the Stephen Caldwell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness.

Born in Ipswich April 19, 1912, the daughter of the late Arthur C. and Caroline E. (Perkins) Glover, she grew up in Ipswich and was a 1931 graduate of the former Manning High. She graduated with a nursing degree from the University of Massachusetts. After several years in Chicago she returned to Ipswich where she made her home in the family house at #2 Green Street.

Miss Glover was employed at the former Cable Hospital in Ipswich, the Beverly Hospital and as Matron of the Lucy B. Coburn Home on North Main Street. She retired in 1986. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Ipswich where her mother, a music teacher, had been organist.

Harriet was the sister of the late Elizabeth Nitardy formerly of Northbrook, IL and stepsister of the late John Lamson of Ipswich.

A Memorial service will be held at 3 PM Tuesday June 24 in the Ipswich United Methodist Church on Meetinghouse Green, followed by burial in the Southside Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made in Harriet’s name to the United Methodist Church, 29 County St., Ipswich and/or the Ipswich Historical Society, 54 S. Main St., Ipswich, MA 01938.



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