Actress Maureen O’Hara to be buried at Arlington

FILE - In this March 9, 2004 file photo, actress Maureen O'Hara poses for a photo in the Bel Air Estates area of Los Angeles. O'Hara,who appeared in such classic films as "The Quiet Man” and How Green Was My Valley," has died. Her manager says O’Hara died in her sleep Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at her home in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Actress Maureen O’Hara is set to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery alongside her husband.

The Irish-born O’Hara died on Oct. 24 at age 95. She was a mainstay of Hollywood’s Golden Age, starring in movies including “How Green Was My Valley,” ”Miracle on 34th Street” and “The Quiet Man.”

Also known as Maureen FitzSimons Blair, O’Hara was married to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Blair from 1968 until his death in a plane crash a decade later. After his death, she took over his company, Antilles Airboats, and became the first woman president of a scheduled airline in the United States.

The burial service at Arlington will be held on Monday afternoon.

Other Hollywood stars buried at Arlington include World War II veterans Lee Marvin and Audie Murphy.


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