From The Melrose Free Press Thursday, November 13, 1947 Funeral services for William Alfred Tucker, 78, 385 Franklin Street who died on November 8 were held on Tuesday at the Whitney Funeral Home, 30 Laurel Street with Rev. Chadbourne Springs officiating. Burial was in Nathan Hale Cemetery, South Coventry, Conn. Mr. Tucker was born in Devon- shire, England and had made his home here for the past 35 years, although abroad for long periods when traveling in this country and South America. He is survived by one son Lawrence W. Tucker of Wake- field. The Fitchburg Sentinel November 11, 1947 Williain A. Tucker, 78, of Melrose, a former resident of this city, died yesterday in a Melrose hospital after a long illness. He was born in England and came to this country as a boy and resided in this city. He left here about 50 years ago. Mr. Tucker's wife was the, late Mrs. Sadie (Wood) Tucker. He is survived by a son, Lawrence Tucker, of Wakefield, deputy sheriff of Middlesex county; three sisters, Miss Henrietta Tucker, Mrs. John N. Godbeer and Miss Mabel Tucker, all of this city and Mrs. George Norman of England and two brothes, James K..Tucker of this city and Fred Tucker of Silver Springs, Md The funeral was held this morning at 10 o'clock in the Whitney Funeral home in Melrose and the body was taken to South Coventry, Conn., for burial.
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