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Whitey Bulger’s longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig moves in with his relatives in a Boston surburb

The longtime girlfriend of the late Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jr. has been allowed to serve the final year of an eight year sentence for helping him evade capture at the home of his relatives in a wealthy Boston suburb.

Catherine Greig, 68, restricted by electronic monitoring, is staying in a house in Hingham, which is owned by a daughter and son-in-law of Bulger’s brother, William Bulger, the former president of the Massachusetts Senate.

The mobster gal pal has been spotted walking outside the property with a small dog, wearing sunglasses. Greig, who wins her freedom this coming July, declined to comment Thursday when approached by a Boston Globe reporter, reports the Associated Press.

Catherine Greig, 68, the longtime girlfriend of the late Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jr. has been allowed to serve the final year of an eight year sentence for helping him evade capture at the home of his relatives in a wealthy Boston suburb

Catherine Greig (pictured above) is staying in a house in Hingham, which is owned by a daughter and son-in-law of Bulger's brother, William Bulger, the former president of the Massachusetts Senate

Catherine Greig (pictured above) is staying in a house in Hingham, which is owned by a daughter and son-in-law of Bulger’s brother, William Bulger, the former president of the Massachusetts Senate

Catherine Greig (pictured) pleaded guilty to harboring a fugitive and identify fraud, after she helped her long-time boyfriend Boston ganster Whitey Bulger elude capture for 16 years.

James "Whitey" Bulgar Jr. (pictured) was killed in a federal prison by three inmates with mafia ties on October 30, 2018

Catherine Greig (left) helped her boyfriend, Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jr. (right) elude capture for 16 years. They were busted in Santa Monica, California, in 2011, where they were found with $800,000 in cash and had 30 weapons stashed in a rental home

Her attorney, Kevin Reddington, says his client has paid her debt to society and should be allowed to ‘live her life with happiness.’

Greig pleaded guilty to harboring a fugitive and identify fraud, after she helped Bulger elude capture for 16 years. She was imprisoned at a minimum-security facility in Waseca, Minnesota, and likely did not know when Bulger was killed in a federal prison by three inmates with mafia ties on October 30, 2018.

The couple began started dating in the 1970s and had lived together in Boston. She was 24 when they met, 22 years younger than Bulger, according to Boston.com.

Mobster gal pal Catherine Greig (pictured above) has been spotted walking outside the property with a small dog, wearing sunglasses, Her attorney, Kevin Reddington, says his client has paid her debt to society and should be allowed to "live her life with happiness"

Mobster gal pal Catherine Greig (pictured above) has been spotted walking outside the property with a small dog, wearing sunglasses, Her attorney, Kevin Reddington, says his client has paid her debt to society and should be allowed to ‘live her life with happiness’

In 1995, the two went on the run. 

Prosecutors said that Greig had numerous opportunities to leave Bulger or report him, but she never did. Instead the couple posed as married retirees from Chicago.

Then they were busted in Santa Monica, California, in 2011, where they were found with $800,000 in cash and had 30 weapons stashed in a rental home.

James "Whitey" Bulger Jr. was killed in a federal prison by three inmates with mafia ties on October 30, 2018. The gravesite where James "Whitey" Bulgar Jr. was buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston is pictured above

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jr. was killed in a federal prison by three inmates with mafia ties on October 30, 2018. The gravesite where James ‘Whitey’ Bulgar Jr. was buried at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston is pictured above

Greig pleaded guilty to harboring a fugitive and identify fraud, while Bulger was sent away to a federal prison for life.

The notorious mobster, at age 89 and wheelchair-bound, would end up being killed at USP Hazelton, a high-security federal prison in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. He was beaten with a padlock concealed in a sock and his eyes were almost gouged out in the mob-style hit, authorities said.

Both maintained their romance even as they were both placed behind bars.

Bulger would pen notes on his lawyer’s legal pad at his cell in Massachusetts back in 2014 and have them delivered via his lawyer to Greig who was detained at a Rhode Island Jail at the time.

Prosecutors said that Greig had numerous opportunities to leave Bulger or report him, but she never did. Instead the couple posed as married retirees from Chicago. Both are pictured above

Prosecutors said that Greig had numerous opportunities to leave Bulger or report him, but she never did. Instead the couple posed as married retirees from Chicago. Both are pictured above

The couple would sob as they read the other’s notes, according to the Boston Globe.

Bulger had told his attorney J.W. Carney that he regretted never marrying Greig, who abandoned her old life to join the FBI-wanted mobster in hiding.

In one of those heartfelt letters, Bulger wrote: ‘My 16 years on the run were the happiest years of my life and hers. Memories sustain me.’

‘If I met Catherine at a younger age I would have had a better life. She was the best thing that ever happened to me,’ he added.

When asked about Greig after her move to Hingham, her sister, Margaret McCusker, says the former convict loved Bulger and misses him.

 

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