Herbert A. Willard Obituary Fitchburg Sentinel Dec 5, 1917, pg 8 col 2&3

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Herbert A. Willard Obituary
Fitchburg Sentinel Dec 5, 1917, pg 8 col 2&3 - an 84 en-. Satur-: A he his. left unattended...
an 84 en-. Satur-: A he his. left unattended in- front of Morrill Bros.' clothing store at Main .and Putnam streets, Nov. -28. He pleaded .guilty ivhen arraigned before judge Gallagher. . Traffic Officer- Cormier, who caused Sampson to be summoned into court .stated to the Judge- that he went into the store and remained there some time.. He was also stopped by Patrolman Wallace the night before for' not - having proper lights on. his. machine. . ., CAT IN POLICE COURT TAKEN ON PROBATION; A cat which has been, making its home at the -police station for Several days attracted considerable attention and caused much amusement ; this morning .before, police court opened by getting into the dock and taking a position. on the bench between - two defendants. Probation Officer Gleaaon spotted the cat and placed it in - his probation class by quietly removing it from the dock, . ., . HERBERT A. WILLARD. . Herbert A,-. Willard .of '-. Putnam, Conn., a. resident of this: city for several years, died at St. Vincent's hos pital early this, morning, after an illness of about two months. He was 73 years old last Saturday. Mr,- Willard , was born in Ashburn-' ham; Dec. - .1, 1844; son of Alonzo. I. and Lucy' (Whitney). Willard, and came to this city when a- j-ourig man. He learned the; machinist trade at the Putnam Machine Co., arid for .several years was erecting engineer for the Brown Engine Co. He later went to Ansonia, Conn., where he spent several years, then removed to Middletown, Coirn., where lie . became chief engineer of the fire department and he later served as engineer for the Electric Light Co. in that city. About five years ao he removed .to Putnam, where he conducted a farm until shortly before, his death. Mr. Willard Ik survived by his wife, Mrs. Julia! 'Brown) willard,. and a. daughter,; Miss Lillian A. Willard, who live in Putnam. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Kate Newton of Ashburnham. and a brother, Henry Willard of South Ashburnham. "'. ":. '"-: .-' The body Will be brought to this city' and the funeral, will be from Sawyer chapel, Oliver street, ytiday, the hour to he announced later.. Burial ' wilt be in Laurel Hill cemetery. WAR SAVING STAMPS AT LOCAL POSTOFFICE :. The -United States war savings certificates have arrived at the post- office and are for safe in the. money; order department. Postmaster Smith is making, arrangements to have the stamps placed in the local banks and they Will also be supplied to the local carrierB who will sell them to people ; along the routes, in wis way . tnc postal authorities will cooperate .with the and make it as

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 05 Dec 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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