Acton Memorial Library
Charles W. Fletcher, manager for the M.A. Maynard Coal company, died last night at 9 o’clock, in his home, 90 Andrew street, aged 61 years. He had been ill for several weeks, but his death came suddenly and was due to heart disease.
Mr. Fletcher was born in Acton, the son of John F. and Susan Randall Fletcher. He had lived in this city for a number of years, and was active in fraternal circles. He was a member and treasurer of Hope colony, Pilgrim Fathers, and belonged to E.K. Wilcox post, G.A.R.; Abraham Lincoln circle, Ladies of the G.A.R.; Amity lodge of Odd Fellows, and Morning Star Rebekah lodge. He leaves a widow, two sons, Charles E. of Lexington, and Fred E. of Temple, Fla.; one sister, Mrs. Daniel H. Farrar of East Acton, and two brothers, Edward E. and Lester M. of Acton.
The funeral arrangements are not made, but burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.
The funeral of Charles W. Fletcher, who died Wednesday night in his home, 90 Andrew street, will be held in Memorial hall at 2.30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. Benjamin D. Hahn, pastor of the State Street Baptist church officiating. E. K. Wilcox Grand Army post will conduct the services in the hall and Amity lodge of Odd fellows will have charge of the burial service in Oak Grove cemetery.
The funeral of Charles W. Fletcher, manager for the M.A. Maynard Coal company, who died Wednesday in his home, 90 Andrew street, was held in Memorial hall yesterday afternoon at 2.30 o’clock. Rev. Dr. Benjamin D. Hahn, pastor of the State Street Baptist church, officiated. A large gathering of E.K. Wilcox post, G.A.R., to which Mr. Fletcher belonged read the Grand Army ritual and conducted the services in the hall. A delegation from Amity lodge of Odd Fellows, of which Mr. Fletcher was also a member, attended the service in the hall and conducted the service at the grave. Willis Chamberlin and Eugene Hosmer sang during the service in the hall and at the grave. The bearers were members of Amity lodge, E.K. Wilcox post, and Hope colony of Pilgrim Fathers. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery.
Eddie Fletcher of the Piano Stool shop went to Springfield Sunday to attend the funeral of his brother, Charles W. Fletcher. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. Daniel Farrar of East Acton, and of Lester Fletcher of Fletcher’s corner.