Acton Memorial Library
John Wayne died yesterday at his home in Stedman street, Chelmsford, aged 83 years. He leaves his wife, Margaret Wayne; three sons, Fred S. of of Jersey City, N.J., Everett S. of Bridgewater and William H. Wayne of Chelmsford, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Roulard of Acton. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having been a member of the old Sixth and 26th Massachusetts regiments. He was a member of Isaac Davis Post 138, G.A.R., of Acton.
The funeral services of John Wayne were held at his home, Stedman street, Chelmsford, yesterday morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. Wilson Waters, rector of All Saints Episcopal church of Chelmsford Centre, officiating. Isaac Davis Post 138, G.A.R., of West Acton was represented by Commander George L. Towne, Alonzo Joy, George Ames and Oscar Preston, who read the G.A.R. burial service. The bearers were Arthur Wayne and Fred Wayne. There were many flowers. Burial was in the family lot at Acton. The funeral was under the direction of Undertaker W. Herbert Blake.