Middlesex County Newspaper Abstracts


Woburn Daily Times, 2 August 1962
Margaret O'Hearne Resident of South End for Many Years
   Margaret L. O'Hearne, age 66 a life long resident of the city, who made her home at 22 Sturgis St., Woburn died at the Choate Memorial Hospital today after a short illness.
   Mrs. O'Hearne, who was a cook in the School Lunch project was born in Woburn, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Foley, and was an old South Ender. She spent her entire life in the South End section of the city and in her younger days was active in the social and church life of that section. For many years she resided on Richardson Street. Mrs. O'Hearne was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.
   Mrs. O'Hearne's husband, Joseph P. died several years ago. She is survived by two daughters, Winnifred Dobbins of Woburn and Margaret Quinn of Wilmington, three sons Francis of Wilmington, Joseph of Burlington and Richard of Rockford, Ill. one sister Bessie Foley of Woburn and one brother, Martin Foley of Winchester. Twelve grandchildren also survive.
   The funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant Street, Saturday, August 4th at 10:00 a.m. Solemn High Mass of requiem will be celebrated at St. Charles Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.
Walter B. Lord Of Winchester Dies at 71 Years
   Walter B. Lord of 16 Hancock Street, Winchester, a retired special police officer for the town passed away Sunday, July 29th following a short illness. He was 71 years of age.
   Born in Melrose, January 21, 1891, he was the son of the late George B. and Nellie F. (Jefferds) Lord. His wife was the late Beatrice J. (Potter) Lord.
   The deceased had been a resident of Winchester for over 50 years. He was well known in the town, having been a special police officer, and prior to his retirement in 1944 was a school traffic patrolman. He was also a Call Fireman for the Fire Department for many years.
   He worked on private estates in the town for many years, and was a former member of the Winchester Lodge of Elks.
   Surviving are three sons Forrest J. of Burlington, Harold J. of Kennebunk, Maine and Kenneth W. of Waltham. Two grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral services were held at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main Street, Winchester, Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Interment took place in Shawsheen Cemetery, in Bedford, Mass.
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1962 Newspaper Abstracts
Middlesex County Massachusetts

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