WHITMAN - Funeral services for Arthur W. Bourne of Alden street, formerly of Hanson, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Hanson Baptist church where he had been a deacon for more than 50 years, with Rev. L. Stanley Manierre conducting. Appropriate organ music was played by Mrs. W. C. Vokey. Relatives and friends were in attendance and there were many flowers. Interment was in Fern Hill cemetery with Rev. Mr. Manierre conducting the committal service. Bearers were Ray Peterson, Merton Wood, John B. Pennini and George Morgan of the Knights of Pythias. On Tuesday evening at the funeral chapel, 532 Washington street, Plymouth Rock Lodge K of P member under direction of Chancellor Com. Gunnar Palm with Joseph A. Vaughan as prelate conducted their service. Mr. Bourne was a member of the order for 50 years and held a 50-year certificate which was presented him three years ago.
|Thursday, September 3, 1953, Brockton Daily Enterprise - Page Two|