While at the library copying obits for someone, I managed to get a copy of the following obit. I am not related to this person, but thought I would post the obit in case it is helpful to someone.
Lowell Sun Lowell MA March 4, 1965
Edward L. Thurber, a veteran of World War I, died this morning.He resided at 9 Beaulieu street, East Chelmsford, and was born in Canada, the son of the late Henry and Virginia Thurber.Mr. Thurber was the husband of the late Julia Dube.He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Theresa Maguire of East Chelmsford;two sons, Major Ernest Thurber, Goldsboro, N.C. and Edward A. Thurber of Virginia;two sisters, Mrs. Ernestine Peloquin and Mrs. Noella Bernier of Lowell;also seven grandchildren.He had been a communicant of the Sacred Heart church for 25 years and was a member of the parish Holy Name society and Post 31, American Legion, Penacook, New Hampshire.