Middlesex County Newspaper Abstracts

The Lowell Sun, 7 May 1925
EVERETT—Mrs. Amanda M. Everett, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. Daniel Risser in St. Paul, Minn., at the age of 87 years and two months. She was born in Litchfield, N.H., in 1838. Upon her marriage, she removed to San Francisco, Calif., and resided there for 20 years. After her husband's death she moved to this city and during her residence here was a member of the old High Street Congregational church. Since October she had reside in St. Paul, Minn. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Frank W. Gove of Waukesha, Wis., Mrs. C. Daniel Risser of St. Paul, Minn., and Miss Clara M. Everett of Lowell; and two granddaughters. San Francisco, Calif., papers please copy.
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The Medford Mercury, 15 May 1925
Funeral Services with military honors were held Sunday afternoon at St. Clement's Church, South Medford, for patrolman Alexander M. Higgins, Jr. The services were attended by about 30 policemen, a delegation of the 101st Signal Corps; M.N.G., in which patrolman Higgins, Jr. served as a sergeant being discharged because of having several dependents, a squad of the Lawrence Light Guard, Co. E. 101st Engineers, M.N.G., and a delegation of the Police Department, a committee of the Board of Aldermen, headed by Aldermen James J. Nicholson.

Rev. Fr. Augustine C. Dalton, assistant at St. Clement's church, officiated. The choir sang. Monday morning a high mass of requiem was celebrated at 7.30. The body was escorted from the residence, 33 Newbern Ave., South Medford, to the church by a squad of 16 patrolmen in uniform, headed by Lieuts. Daniel W. Connors and Charles H. Ewell and Sergts. P. Frank Ward and William G. Golding, and a delegation of the Signal Corps, commanded by Sergt. R. C. Merry of Boston, and a firing squad of the Lawrence Light Guard, commanded by Sergt. Lawrence J. Carew.

The escort marched ahead of the cortege after the church services along Harvard and Main sts., to Medford Sq., thence to the Medford Common on Salem St., where the ranks were opened and the marchers stood on either side of the street as the cortege passed on it's way to the Holy Cross cemetery, Malden.

The flag on the Police Headquarters building was at half-staff during the day and the curtains were drawn and the station closed while the cortege passed by the building. Bearers were patrolmen Lennox, Connors, William C. Fields, Thomas Poole, Robert L. Golden, William N. Hayes and Stuart J. Lennox. A volley was fired over the grave and taps were sounded by bugler Veron Fuller.

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1925 Newspaper Abstracts
Middlesex County Massachusetts

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