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October 31, 2013

Eleanor K. "Polly" (Kuhn) Loeffler, 93


Salem, NH — Eleanor K. “Polly” (Kuhn) Loeffler, 93, of Salem, NH, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Greystone Farms. Polly was born in Boston, MA and grew up in Stoneham, MA, the daughter of the late Thelma (Russell) and Atty. Herbert Kuhn. She graduated from Stoneham High School, Class of 1938. After graduation, she chose the career path. Polly was the proprietor of The Rest Home, an assisted living home in Methuen, MA. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Lawrence and she always enjoyed her monthly outings with the Christian Women’s Club. She enjoyed collecting antiques, going to antique auctions and photography. Polly was a member of the Lawrence Camera Club, where she met her husband. They moved to Salem in 1956 to raise their family. Polly was devoted to her family and her home was always open to friends and family. She was very involved in the schools, a member of the PTA and a band parent. Polly was involved in Girl Scouts and was a former leader. Polly enjoyed spending time at her home on Cape Cod in Yarmouthport, MA. She was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, William Loeffler and her siblings, Josephine Kryder, Thelma Hanifl and William Muller. She is survived by her daughters, Gretchen Loeffler and her companion, Terry Marshall, of Albany, NH and Heidi and her husband, David Greenlaw, of Salem, NH; her grandchildren, Dr. Sarah Greenlaw and Hannah Greenlaw and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Friday, November 1, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH 03079. The Funeral Service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, MA. Memorial contributions in Eleanor’s name may be made to Dollars for Scholars, P.O. Box 297, Salem, NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.