Frank C. Ayer, 76, 97 Goff street, Auburn, died Monday evening at the Central Maine General Hospital four hours after he had been admitted as a patient. A former Maine Central railroad station agent, he had been forced to retire a few years ago because of ill health.
Born at South Waterford August 23, 1865, the son of Erastus and Sarah Perry Ayer, he lived for a time in Boston but moved to Auburn 37 years ago and married Josephine Crosby. He went to work in an Auburn shoe factory and resigned later to accept the post of station agent.
Mr. Ayer was a member of High street Congregational church in Auburn, was a past chancellor of Eureka lodge, K. of P., a past commander of Sons of Veterans, and past commander of Union Veterans.
Died – In Lewiston, May 18, Frank C. Ayer, age 76. Funeral from the Memorial chapel of Dillingham & Son, Thursday, May 21 at two P.M. Interment Mount Auburn. Friends are invited to attend the service.
Burial at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine