PITTSFIELD ADVERTISER, Pittsfield, Maine: Canaan 9 Jun 1898, The funeral of John L. Woodbury, who died Tuesday May 31, at his late home in South Canaan, occurred at this place Thursday afternoon.Rev. Howard officiated.Mr. Woodbury was 77 yrs of age and has been a resident of this town for many years and had many friends here. He had been in failing health for several years yet his death was sudden and almost unexpected.He was taken very ill Tuesday afternoon and died Wednesday at noon. He will be greatly missed by his youngest son, Maurice, with whom he lived.Besides his wife, one son, Newell J. Woodbury, of this place and two daughters; Mrs. Salome J. Bean & Miss Mina Woodbury of Harmony, survive him. He was a life long believer in the Christian religion.