John Broadhurst was the son of John Richard “Jack” and Edith Broadhurst. He died when he was only 13 years old and is buried in Lowell Cemetery. The funeral bearers were Frank Crossley, Carl Costello, Peter Broadhurst and Harry Maguire as noted below. Frank Crossley was the husband of Frances “Fanny” Broadhurst. Carl Costello was Frank’s son-in-law having married his daughter Elizabeth. Peter Broadhurst was my grandfather. Harry Maguire is an unknown person at this time.
The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA., Wed., 21 Nov. 1923, Page 3:
BROADHURST–The many friends of John R. and Edith M. Broadhurst will regret to hear of the death of their son, John G. Broadhurst, who died yesterday at the home of his parents, 77 West Fourth Street, aged 13 years, 3 months and 17 days. Besides his parents, he is survived by one brother, Harold, and a sister, Eva Broadhurst, all of this city.
BROADHURST–Died in this city, Nov. 20, at 77 West Fourth Street, John G. Broadhurst, son of John R. and Edith M. Broadhurst. Funeral services will be held at 77 West Fourth Street on Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Friends are respectfully invited. Undertaker William H. Saunders in charge.
Lowell Courier-Citizen, Sat., 24 Nov. 1923:
The funeral of John George Broadhurst took place yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home of his parents, 77 West Fourth Street, and was largely attended. The services were conducted by Rev. Appleton Grannis, rector of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church. There were many floral tributes. The bearers were Frank Crossley, Carl Costello, Peter Broadhurst and Harry Maguire. Burial took place in the family lot in the Lowell cemetery, where the committal service was read by Rev. Mr. Grannis. The funeral arrangements were in charge of Undertaker William H. Saunders.