Mildred Hulbert obituary

Mildred Hulbert obituary

Mildred L. “Mim” Hulbert, 95, of Fowler’s Lane, Ipswich, wife of the late Arthur S. Hulbert, died on Sunday, December 1, 2019, in the Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield.

Born in Beverly on May 29, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Albert A. and Fannie A. (Staples) Hutter.

Raised in Beverly, she was a 1942 graduate of Beverly High School and a graduate of the Salem Commercial School.

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During the years of WWII, she was employed in the war effort at General Electric in Lynn.

For the next four years, she worked at the Lester Sterling Insurance Agency in Beverly, marrying in 1947.

In 1950, the Hulberts built their home on Fowler’s Lane, where she has resided ever since.

For 42 years, she was employed at the Bernard Sullivan Insurance Agency in Ipswich, where “Mim” was a familiar smiling face to hundreds, retiring in 1989.

She served for several years as a volunteer with RSVP and at the Audubon Sanctuary in Topsfield, where she and her late husband, Arthur, organized and conducted sleigh rides for visitors.

She is survived by a son, Douglas G. Hulbert, and his wife, Sharon, of Ipswich; two granddaughters, Jennifer Fowler of Biddeford, Maine, and Amy Hulbert of Ipswich; a niece, Marjorie Hill, of Miami, and many great-nephews and great-nieces.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, graveside in the Highland Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Family and friends respectfully welcomed.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to Mass. Audubon, Drumlin Farms, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773.

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