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This Day in Norwood History-May 15

NORWOOD.

16 May 1933, Tue The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

May 15 Jerome A Pendergast, 28-year-old son of Town Clerk and Mrs. James E. Fendergast of 30 Pleasant St, died this morning at his home after a heart attack. Pendergast was engaged in the insurance business here and was a graduate of Harvard College with the class of 1929. Pendergast, who lost his light when a youth of 13 while playing with gunpowder, had a brilliant record as a student, and after graduating from Harvard with high honors entered Harvard Law School. In his second-year ill health forced him to drop this career. He was born in Norwood and attended the local schools and before entering Harvard. He was a member of the ., and . Besides his parents, he is survived by five brothers, Richard, John, William, Philip, and James, and two sisters, Mary and Noreen. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning with a high mass of requiem at St Catherines Church at 9.

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