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METHUEN, FORMERLY OF ANDOVER: James J. "Jim" Eldred, 79, of Methuen, formerly of Andover, died at Blaire House in Tewksbury on Sunday, December 21, 2014, with his family by his side.

Born on July 06, 1935, to the late Hugh and Mary K. (Cronin) Eldred. Jim worked at Raytheon for 30 years. He was a Boston sports fan, and had a wonderful sense of humor.

He will be sorely missed by all. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Ann (Froburg) his loving children, Andrea (Dwight) Hasty of South Berwick, Maine, Maureen (Richard) Daigle of Methuen, James Jr. (Deborah) Eldred of Lynn, Steven Eldred of Thornton, N.H.; nine grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and mother-in-law, Mary Froburg of Andover.

A memorial service will celebrated in Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Visitation will be held prior to the service, from 2 to 4 p.m. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Jim to; Lewy Body Dementia Assoc, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.
Published on  December 26, 2014
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