Ahira B. Widrick died after suffering a heart attack in 1951.
Heart Attack is Fatal To Ahira B. Widrick
Ahira B. Widrick, 30 Meriden St., a New York Central railroad claims examiner, died en route to Mercy Hospital Friday evening (Aug. 17, 1951) after suffering a heart attack while driving with his wife from Orchard Park to Buffalo on Route 240. He was able to stop his automobile safely.
Born in Rockford, Mich., Mr. Widrick moved to Canada with his family and attended school there. While in his teens, he came to Buffalo with his family, and for several years was a clerk in the claims department of the old Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad. He joined the New York Central in 1920 as a claims clerk and investigator.
He was a member of Buffalo Lodge 846, F & A M.
Mr. Widrick is survived by his wife, the former Nellie Willet; one daughter, Mrs. George J. Mann of Westfield, N.J.; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Hawn and Mrs. Richard Spering of Hamilton, Ont., and two brothers, Carl, of California, and Clyde.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home, 1820 Seneca St.. The rev. Leo J. Engler, pastor of Woodside Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Armor.
The Buffalo News
Buffalo, New York · Monday, August 20, 1951
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