SWAMPSCOTT – Gertrude (Freedman) Allen of Swampscott, formerly of Stamford, CT died at the JRC Nursing Home in Swampscott on Saturday, May 12, 2012. She was 96 years old.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Freedman. After attending Haverhill Schools she was a Real Estate Agent in Newburyport, Brookline and Stamford, CT for many years.
She leaves a daughter, Marcia Kalman and a son, Edward Kalman and daughter-in-law, June Kalman, grandchildren, Stephen Bornstein, Michael Bornstein and Rebecca Kalman, M.D. and great-grandchildren, Alison and Matthew, as well as many nieces and nephews. She also was the sister of the late Ruth Freedman, Evelyn Hindman, Gloria Freedman and Dr. Joseph Freedman.
Gertrude enjoyed tennis, skiing, swimming, golf and her time at JCC in Marblehead. She was a member of Temple Sinai in Marblehead for many years.
Graveside services will be held at the Children of Israel Cemetery, 324 Middle Road, Haverhill on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St # B102 Danvers, MA 01923. Arrangements by Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem.