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June Preston Obituary

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Former child actress and soprano singer, June Preston, passed away on May 11, 2022, at age 93, in New Jersey after a complicated battle with dementia.

Preston is survived by her husband and Belgian concert violinist, Saul Höuben, with their only daughter, Sabrina Pires.

Funeral arrangements for the singer cum actress will be announced soon.

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June Preston Life And Career

Preston’s career began when she was a child with the role of Mrs. Blewett’s daughter in the film “Anne of Green Gables”.

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She went on to star in the 1934 MGM film Have a Heart and Our Gang Follies of 1938.

Preston proceeded to Seattle University to study music and appeared in a number of productions at the time, including Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore.

She was the soprano soloist in the university’s 1949 performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, and was signed as a cover performer for Kate Smith patriotic songs later on.

Being a singer, Preston performed in the United States, in Latin America and Europe.

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