Obituary: Remembering 98-Year-Old Irma Elizabeth Harrington

Irma Elizabeth Harrington, 98, passed away on Jan. 3, 2013 at the Doolittle Home in Foxborough. She was a longtime resident of Arlington and retired secretary for Bentley University.

Irma Elizabeth Harrington, age 98, died on Jan. 3 at the Doolittle Home in Foxborough. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Louisa (Gomille) Geissler.

Irma was born in Radeberg, Germany on June 29, 1914. She was a longtime resident of Arlington and has been a resident of the Doolittle Home for the past eight years. She was a secretary for Bentley University for over 15 years until retiring in 1979.

She was the mother of the late Michael A. Harrington and sister of the late Helmet Geissler.

Funeral Information

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, Foxborough. Interment to follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Foxborough. To light a candle in Irma’s memory please visit the funeral home's website at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.

For additional information please contact (508) 543-5471.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, donations in Irma’s memory may be made to the Doolittle Home, 16 Bird St. Foxborough, MA 02035.


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