Acton Memorial Library
L.S. Hosmer died Sunday evening at 10.10 o’clock after an illness of nearly three weeks.
He was born in the town of Harvard and was 55 years old at the time of his death. He was a veteran of the civil war and worked for a long term of years in the grocery store of Tuttle, Jones & Wetherbee. He was in the grocery business in Charlestown for a number of years but returned to South Acton to live on his little farm on School St.
He was a member of Corinthian Lodge, A.F.&A.M., of Concord, a charter member of Acton Council, Royal Arcanum, and was the Council’s first regent.
He leaves a wife and one son. The funeral was held in the Universalist church Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Rev. W.F. Dusseault officiated. Music was by the Webber quartet of Boston.