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W. Lawrence Gilvair

July 29, 1904 ~ May 13, 1970 (age 65)

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W. Lawrence Gilvair, 65, of Meadville, died Wednesday evening, May 13, 1970 at Spencer Hospital after an illness of a year.  

 

He was born in Meadville, July 29, 1904, a son of M. L. and Ida Wygant Gilvair.  He married Helen Saeger in 1932.  

 

Mr. Gilvair was employed as a guard for Talon Division of Textron, Inc., for 28 years, retiring in August 1969.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge 408, New Castle Consistory, Zem Zem Shrine of Erie, and he was a life member of Meadville Elks Lodge.  He was well-known as a musician, having performed several years ago in the Meadville Civic Symphony and in teaching stringed instruments.  

 

Surviving are his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Jay (Donna Rae) White of New Castle; a son, William of Meadville and three grandchildren, Karen Lynn, Sharon Rae and Donna Jaye White.  

 

Services were held at Waid Funeral Home. 

 

Interment was in Greendale Cemetery. 

 

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