SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

May 1, 2013

Arlene (Berube) MacBrien, 80


Granby, MA — Arlene L. (Berube) MacBrien, 80, of Truby Street died on April 23, 2013, in Springfield. Born March 4, 1933, in Beverly, she was the daughter Armand and Emily Berube and lived in the Danvers area for many years, graduating from Holten High School, Class of 1951. She has lived in Granby since 1968, and had previously lived in New Hampshire and Guam. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in South Hadley and sang in the choir. Arlene was a former Girl Scout leader and sold Avon for a time. Surviving are two sisters, Janice Walden and her husband, Ronald Walden of Danvers, Mass., and June C. Berube of Danvers, Mass.; stepson, David C MacBrien of Canada; stepdaughter, Deborah MacBrien of Holland. Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas V. MacBrien.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church in South Hadley on Wednesday, May 1 at 11 a.m. There will be a visitation from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the church. Interment will follow in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holyoke VNA, 113 Hampden St., Holyoke, MA, 01040. Please visit www.beersandstory.com for more information.