Manager of Shoe Department of McAuslan & Wakelin Store Passes Away

by Laurel | February 11th, 2007

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 11 Feb 1922]

Holyoke, February 10.—Henry L. Dragon of 154 Oak street, manager of the shoe department of the McAuslan & Wakelin store of this city, died this afternoon at the House of Providence, following an operation. Mr. Dragon had been in ill health for some time. Mr. Dragon came to this city last June from Northampton, where he was the manager of Mandel’s shoe shore. He was born in Canada and his parents came to the United States when he was a boy. He lived in Holyoke during the early part of his life but in recent years had lived in Northampton. He was a member of numerous fraternal organizations, among them the Northampton Lodge of Elks, the Moose, Circle Rochambeau and St. John the Baptist society. He leaves his widow, a daughter Cecile and a son, eo. The funeral will be held from the home, Monday morning to be followed by a requiem high mass in Perpetual Help church.

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