George C. Whitford
Narragansett Times, Wakefield, RI, 23 January 1942, page 4.
George C. Whitford Dead In 75th year.
The death of George C. Whitford, husband of the late Dorcas A. (Jocoy) Whitford, occurred Saturday night at his home, 35 High street, Wakefield. Mr. Whitford, who was 74 years old, was employed as an engineer at South County Hospital until he retired six years ago.
Mr. Witford was born in South Kingstown and was a son of the late Elisha J. and Martha A. (Stedman) Whitford.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John D. Bosworth of Wakefield; a grandson, George D. Bosworth of Wakefield, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Marsh of Bridgeport, Conn.; and Mrs. Dorcas Loughborough and Mrs. Frances Champlin, both of Westerly.
The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at the Avery Funeral Home in Wakefield and interment was in Oak Dell cemetery, Peace Dale.
Rev. John R. Wyatt, rector of the Church of the Ascension, officiated and the bearers were Daniel Holland, Archie Paulette, Archie Holland, Henry Streeter, George E. Harvey and Samuel Cornell.