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Charles Whitcomb Hosmer

  • Birth 17 May 1917 Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 6 Feb 2001 Tualatin, Washington County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Lot 439, Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 25537717

He was the husband of Frances S. (Winn) Drown Hosmer and a son of the late Fred and Gertrude (Preston) Hosmer. He attended schools in Massachusetts, graduating from Littleton High School.

He served as a staff sergeant in the Army during World War II and also with the Air Force during the Korean War.

He began his career training horses (jumpers) for the late Mrs. Gilbert Stewart in Topsfield, Mass. He then worked in quality assurance for Hitchner Manufacturing Company in Milford, N.H. and later in facilities and maintenance for Beaver Brook Association and its founder, H.P. Nichols of Hollis, for many years.

He was a resident of Wilsonville for the past three years and had previously lived in Hollis, N.H. for many years. He held membership in the American Legion.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two stepdaughters and their husbands, Carol and Gayle Post of Wilsonville and N. Jeanne and Jeffrey Isaacs of Irvine, Calif; two stepgrandchildren, Audrey and Jonathan; two nieces, Dianne and Julia; as well as several grandnieces and grandnephews. He was also the brother of the late Augustus Hosmer of Ayer, Mass. and Fred Hosmer of Littleton; and Virginia Lawrence of Groton.
(The Lowell Sun - Feb. 11, 2001)


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  • Created by: Denise
  • Added: 25 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25537717
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Whitcomb Hosmer (17 May 1917–6 Feb 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25537717, citing Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Denise (contributor 46820671) .