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Heman D Elrick

Male 1922 - 2004  (81 years)


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  • Name Heman D Elrick 
    Born 24 Aug 1922  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 16 Apr 1930  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Apr 1940  Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    packer in candy factory 
    Census 9 Apr 1940  Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Misc Apr 2004  [2
    10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren 
    Died 18 Apr 2004  [2, 4
    Obituary 20 Apr 2004  Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lowell Sun 

    • Obituary

      Heman "Al" Elrick
      He was born in Cambridge on Aug. 24, 1922, a son of the late Albert and Ruby (Strang) Elrick. He had lived in Somerville prior to moving to Billerica 48 years ago.
      Mr. Elrick had served during World War II as an anti-aircraft artillery specialist for the Army's 778th Tank Battalion.
      Prior to retirement, Mr. Elrick was employed as a senior stock coordinator for 27 years at the Polaroid in Waltham.
      Mr. Elrick helped found the VFW Solomon Post in Billerica, and had been a Little League umpire.
      Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kevin Elrick of New Ipswich, N.H., and Stephen Elrick and his wife Robin, who reside on the island of Martha's Vineyard; two daughters and a son-in-law, Patti Brigham of Brattleboro, Vt., and Ginny Mignault and her husband Ron of Billerica; a sister, Marion Cook of Bedford. He also leaves 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
      He was also the brother of the late Vernal, Howard, and Charles Elrick, and the late Virginia Doherty and Helen MacPherson.
    Occupation Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    senior stock coordinator for Polariod 
    Buried Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica, , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I67707  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2013 

    Father Albert Henry Elrick,   b. 9 Jan 1882, Franklin, , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ruby Zella Strang,   b. 18 Jul 1895, Cape Wolfe, Lot 7, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1980, Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F24724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Virginia Doherty,   b. 6 Dec 1923, Charlestown, , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2011, North Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1951  [2, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Kevin Elrick
     2. Stephen Elrick
     3. Patti Elrick
     4. Ginny Elrick
    Family ID F24725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1922 - Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Apr 1930 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - packer in candy factory - Apr 1940 - Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Apr 1940 - Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Lowell Sun - 20 Apr 2004 - Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - senior stock coordinator for Polariod - - Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1751] Census: 1930, United States (Ancestry.com), Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 937; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 289.0; FHL microfilm: 2340672.

    2. [S695] Obituaries: General, Herman Elrick, Lowell Sun, 20 Apr 2004.

    3. [S2763] Census: 1940, United States (Ancestry.com), Census Place: Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1705; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 21-89.

    4. [S1899] Electronic: Find-a-Grave, Heman Elrick <http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=EL&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=21&GScntry=4&GSsr=5481&GRid=76635762&>, viewed 1 Mar 2013.
      Heman Elrick
      Birth: unknown
      Death: Apr. 18, 2004
      Burial:
      Fox Hill Cemetery
      Billerica
      Middlesex County
      Massachusetts, USA

    5. [S695] Obituaries: General, Virginia (Doherty) Elrick, Boston Globe, 3 Apr 2011.

    6. [S695] Obituaries: General, Virginia (Doherty) Elrick, Burns Funeral Home <http://www.burnsfuneralhomes.com/viewer.php?obit=284>, viewed 1 Mar 2013.


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