Nov. 10, 1987 Winchester Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA
On the GUSTIN stone in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester, Massachusetts:
Herbert E. Gustin 1851-1911 Julia L. Gustin 1854-1914 Ernest S. Gustin 1888-1889
H. Irving Gustin 1882-1944 Mildred P. Gustin 1884-1941
Lester C. Gustin 1890-1965 Winifred M. Gustin 1890-1958
Ralph L. Gustin 1891-1982 Ruth E. Gustin 1892-1978
low markers: Ernest son of Herbert & Julia L. Gustin died June 14, 1889, aged 1 Yr. 4 ms. 12 ds.
Father / Mother Ralph /Ruth Lester / Winifred
Lester C. Gustin Jr., Lt. Col. U.S. ARMY Dec. 21, 1916-Nov. 10, 1987 ________________________________________
After 1940 Lester C. "Gus" Gustin II married Marie "Maggie" S. Abbott, until her death in Florida. Their children: Lester Carlisle "Carl" Gustin III, Stella Shepard Gustin, and Charles Abbott Gustin.
1977 Lester C."Gus" Gustin II married Anne R. Mackie Enright in Winchester's First Congregational Church by the minister and a Catholic priest. _______________________________________________________ 1920 U.S. Census for Arlington, Massachusetts, 30 Cliff Street. Lester C. Gustin age 29,a structural engineer, his father was born in Massachusetts, his mother born in Maine. Wife Winifred M. Gustin age 28, her father was born in Nova Scotia, her mother in Scotland. Son is Lester C. Gustin II age 3 years. All three born in Massachusetts.
1920 U.S. Census for Lexington, Massachusetts, 13 Bloomfield St. Stella S. Abbott age 27, widow. Children: Frank Abbott age 4, Marie S. Abbott 15 months old.
1930 U.S. Census for Medford, Massachusetts, Stella S. Whittaker age 37, divorced, owns house worth $15,000. Children: Frank Abbott 14, Marie S. Abbott 11, Nancy Whittaker 3 years.
1930 U.S. Census for Winchester, Massachusetts,5 Lakeview Avenue. Lester C. Gustin age 40, is an engineer in a construction company, owns a $25,000 house. Wife Winifred M. Gustin age 28, married about 15 years. Sons: Lester C. Gustin II age 13, James Gustin age 9. There is a maid: Mary Pocknett age 20.
1940 U.S. Census for Winchester, Massachusetts, Lakeview Terrace. Lester Gustin I age 50 is a construction engineer. Wife Winifred Gustin 48. Children: Lester Gustin II age 23 works as a sales clerk in a paint store, James Gustin 19, Janet Gustin 13, Anne Gustin 12. Also there is a maid Lillian Frances age 20 from Georgia. __________________________________________________
OBIT- Boston Globe 11 November 1987 - LESTER GUSTIN, 70 RETIRED REAL ESTATE AGENT Lester C. Gustin, Jr., 70, of Winchester, a retired real estate agent and past president of Gustin Corp. in Winchester, died Monday in Winchester Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Arlington, Mr. Gustin was a 1935 graduate of Winchester High School and attended Babson College. He was the president of the company, which supplied structural steel to construction projects throughout New England, from the 1950s until he sold it in 1963. In 1963, he moved to Cape Coral, Fla., where he owned a plastics manufacturing company. While in Cape Coral, he was president of the Cape Coral Rotary Club and headed a drive that established a memorial to Vietnam Veterans. He returned to Winchester in 1976, and until the early 1980s he worked for the Marr Companies in South Boston. Mr. Gustin was a real estate broker with the Sherman R. Josephson Real Estate Agency in Winchester from 1981 until his retirement in 1984.
An Army lieutenant colonel during World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Post No. 97, Winchester, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3719, Winchester. He was also a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants.
Mr. Gustin leaves his wife, Anne (Enright); two sons, Lester Carlisle 3d of Natick and Charles Abbot Gustin of Milford; a daughter, Stella Shepard Gustin of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, James Gustin of Brewster; three grandchildren and six stepchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in First Congregational Church, Winchester. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.