of church at by afternoon. and A Retired Furniture Dealer Dies at Hospital John 8. Webber, 1160 Main street. Jforth LeC minster, aged 79 years, retired furniture dealer of Fitchburg and Leominater, died at 10 o'clock Sunday night at Bur bank hospital. Mr. Webber was born In Townsend, Dec. 11, 1848, the son of George Eiantha (Barrett) Webber. For many years he was engaged In the furniture furniture business In this city with J. P. Hayward under the name of Webber Hayward. This business was acquired by KJdder Davis about 20 years ago. . Mr, Webber also established and for many years operated the Webber Webber Furniture Co. on Central street In Leomlnster. Mr. Webber was widely known the two cities for his many private acts of charity From boyhood his greatest p^asure was in helping others leas fortunate than himself. He was a regular attendant at Congregational Church of Christ, Tfortli LeWirtilBtw. He Is survived by two sisters, Martha E. Davis of Leomlnstcr and Mrs Mary E. Blanchard of North Leomln'rteT. The funeral win ba held from late home Wednesday afternoon at at 2 o'clock ajid the body win be taken to Mt. Auburn for cremation.