Arthur Elder

January 28, 1936December 28, 2018

Arthur H. Elder of Saugus, passed away on December 28, 2018 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers at the age of 82. Born in Lynn on January 28, 1936, he was the son of the late George and Lilly (Arnold) Elder. Arthur was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Trade School. After high school, he enlisted into the US Army during the Korean War. Arthur returned home and took up his trade as a skilled machinist. He worked for many years for Hogg and Sprague in Lynn before working for GE for a few years before he finally retired. He was gentle man and had a loving heart for all animals.

Arthur leaves his brother; George Elder and his wife Judith of Saugus as well as his niece, Kim Elder of Saugus, his nephew, Scott Elder of Saugus, and his great-nephew, Devin Hawley of Haverhill. He was preceded in death by his siblings; Gerald, Sandra, and Phyllis Elder and his niece, Christina Hawley.

Visiting Hours will be held in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 10am to 12 noon followed by a Funeral Service at Noon. Burial with military honors will follow in the veteran section of the First Parish Cemetery, Saugus.


  • Visiting Hours Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Burial Monday, January 7, 2019

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