Allister Daniel Rawding was the grandfather of several of my maternal first cousins. He immigrated to the United States from Nova Scotia, Canada and died in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He is buried in St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester with his wife and three of his children.
The Gravestone of the Allister Daniel Rawding Family – Front
The Gravestone of the Allister Daniel Rawding Family – Back
SOURCE: Grave Marker of Allister Daniel Rawding and Family, St. John’s Cemetery, St. Jude Section, Lot 16 (Worcester, Worcester Co.), Massachusetts, photographed by Stephen J. Danko, 09 Sep 2005.
The inscription on the grave states:
OUR LADY – PRAY FOR US
ALLISTER D. RAWDING SR.
MAY 19 1893 – DEC 5 1964
HANNAH CURRAN RAWDING
JUNE 8 1889 – FEB 25 1956
JOHN W. RAWDING
OCT 5 1916 – MAY 8 1975
ALLISTER D. RAWDING JR.
JAN 14 1925 – JAN 15 2000
John W. Rawding and Allister D. Rawding Jr. are sons of Allister D. Rawding Sr. and Hannah Curran Rawding. Although not listed on the monument at the time this photograph was taken in 2005, a daughter, Phyllis A. Rawding Crowley is also buried here.
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