| March/April 1991

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

ELLSWORTH E. SONGER from Orange, Massachusetts, long time antique machinery enthusiast, died December 13, 1990 in Athol Memorial Hospital, Athol, Massachusetts.

He was a charter member of the Central Massachusetts Gas and Steam Engine Association, and one of the original organizers of that group's annual 'Yankee Engine-uity in Action Show' held each June in Orange, Massachusetts.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Ruth; sons David of Long Beach, New York and Kevin of Orange, Massachusetts; daughters Roberta Dahl of Orange and Karen Ballou of Pelham, Massachusetts; 5 brothers; 4 sisters; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Ellsworth was a self-employed contractor for 40 years before retiring.

He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Submitted by Diane G. Hill, Sec, Central Mass. Steam, Gas and Machinery Association, 45 Mooreland Ave., Leominster, Mass. 01453.