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William George Thorpe
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1893
Holyoke
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1961
Holyoke
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

William George Thorpe is the son of Thomas Henry Thorpe, Sr., and Mary A. Curley.

William married Anna Mae Becker. William and Mary had two children:
William H. (1920-1991)
Bertha M. (1923-1969) married Albert J. Cardinal

Holyoke Transcript-Telegram Saturday, January 21, 1961:
W. G. Thorpe, 67, Formerly With Local Newsroom
William G. Thorpe, 67, of 281 Morgan St., South Hadley died Friday in the Holyoke Soldier`s Home.
He was born in this city, Feb. 28, 1893, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Curley) Thorpe, and was educated in the local schools.
A veteran of World War I, he served with the U. S. Army from Jan 8, 1913 until Nov. 11, 1919. He was employed at Woerner`s Newsroom until his retirement two years ago.
He was a member and past commander of the George G. Clarke Post 801, VFW, and of Tent No. 9, Cooties.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Anna May (Becker) Thorpe; a son, William H. of Willimansett; a daughter, Mrs. Albert J. Cardinal of South Hadley; two brothers, Edward and Harry Thorpe, and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Borlen, all of this city; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at the Lucier Funeral Home, South Hadley, Monday morning, followed by a solemn high mass of requiem in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are today, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 10.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Henry Thorpe (1856 - 1925)
  Mary A. Curley Thorpe (1856 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Mae Becker Thorpe (1895 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  William H. Thorpe (1920 - 1991)*
  Bertha Mary Thorpe Cardinal (1923 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Estelle G. Thorpe (1883 - 1950)*
  Helen Veronica Thorpe Borlen (1885 - 1968)*
  Francis Howard Thorpe (1888 - 1955)*
  James J. Thorpe (1890 - 1987)*
  William George Thorpe (1893 - 1961)
  Edward Joseph Thorpe (1895 - 1976)*
  Mary Thorpe (1899 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Holyoke
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Oct 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43648114
William George Thorpe
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William George Thorpe
Added by: Mark Wing
 
William George Thorpe
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~May you rest in heavenly peace~
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Oct. 28, 2009
 
 
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