Virginia M. Allen, 81, of Plymouth, Mass., died Oct. 20 in Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

She was a receptionist for the former Plymouth-based Memorial Press Group newspapers, whose flagship was the Old Colony Memorial of Plymouth.

She leaves three children, Marianne, Jeannine and Cyntra; two grandchildren, Devin and Christopher; several nieces and nephews.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Joshua Leaston, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.