Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel

10 Vinnin Street, Salem, MA


Elaine Larkin

Passed away on June 8, 2020

Elaine (Shreider) Larkin originally from Marblehead entered into rest on June 8th 2020 at the age of 93, having succumbed to covid-19. She was a two-year resident at Atria Merrimack Place, Newburyport. Elaine was the beloved wife of the late Morris Larkin, with whom she shared 54 wonderful years. She was the devoted and cherished mother of Wendy (Larkin) Palombo and her husband Dr. Ralph Palombo of Newbury, Donna (Larkin) Gould and her husband Gerald Gould of Del Ray, Florida and the late Richard Larkin. She was the proud and loving grandmother of Dr. Adam Palombo and his wife Pamela Palombo, and Randy Gould and his partner Dr. Laura Tepper, Brecht Palombo and his wife Rebecca Palombo, and Bryan Palombo. She was a proud great-grandmother to Mia, Liliana, Madeleine, Vince and Enzo Palombo as well Corey and Zachary Gould.

Elaine cherished time with her family and was a skilled seamstress, knitter and avid golfer. She enjoyed family gatherings as well as travel with her husband. Her selfless and unconditional love were some of her most admirable traits. She was classy and beautiful woman both inside and out. Her outer beauty and stunning sense of style were admired by many. She will be dearly missed. Funeral services will be private in compliance with current Covid restrictions. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.

The staff at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel was honored to care for Howard and her family. For more information or to register in the online guestbook, visit stanetskyhymansonsalem.com


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Jain Lauter

June 9, 2020

The wonderful memories I have of "Aunt Elaine" who was really my cousin - because she was my mother, Irma's, first cousin are endless - they were raised like siblings, the Baizens. So many memories: years ago in Malden and the beach in Winthrop or Revere, or in the 1970's sitting in the kitchen watching Aunt Elaine answer the phone on the wall - and hang up without speaking because her mother called to let her know she was home safely by dialing and hanging up - so there were no long distance charges on the bill; Sitting near my Aunts, my grandmother - Hilda, Bessie, Jennie, Annie, and "Philly's Miriam- while Irma, Elaine and others schmoozed in the other room; Elaine's immaculate home in Swampscott, the apartment years later; how meticulous she was; how kind she was when we visited from Detroit; the way she looked at Mush and he at her. We are so lucky to have so many wonderful Baizen relatives and the memories that go along with them. My heart is broken. My thoughts to Wendy, Donna and their families. Thinking of Richie. I love you all. B'Shalom.

Jainy Mogill Lauter