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Lorietta Shactman, 51, photographer

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  December 13, 2008 10:41 AM

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Lorietta Snyder Shactman, who taught digital photography in the Merrimack Valley and worked at Ritz Camera stores in the region, died of lymphoma at her home in Plaistow, N.H. recently. She was 51.

Mrs. Shactman was born in Malden, Mass. She graduated from Stoneham High School and attended Northeastern University. She taught workshop classes on digital photography in the Merrimack Valley and worked as a professional photographer. She also worked as a manager at Ritz Camera stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for 15 years.

Mrs. Shactman leaves her husband, Steven of Plaistow; two sons, Scott of Norwood, Mass., and Jordan of Plaistow; her parents, Carol and Robert Snyder of Plaistow; and two sisters, Wendy Bush of Plaistow and Nancy Nadler of Atkinson, N.H. Burial was in Sharon Memorial Park in Sharon, Mass.

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