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Believe Albany is in Annapolis County.



Darres McCormick Collection; unidentified newspaper; undated [Bk. 49 pg.

ALBANY - Claude M. Downing, 66, died suddenly at his summer cottage at
Albany Tuesday, August 20, 1974. He was born at Margaretville, the son of
the late Avard Downing and Mrs. Birdie Downing. Mr. Downing spent the
greater part of his life in Newton, Mass., where he was a Plumbing and
Heating Contractor until his retirement in 1972. He was an active member of
the Knights of Pythias and belonged to the Masters Plumbers Association of
Massachusetts. He is survived by his wife, Arleen (Fife), his mother. Mrs.
Birdie Keddy Downing, and one sister Lorraine, Mrs. Nelson Johnson, of North
Falmouth, Mass. Funeral Service was held at the Middleton Baptist Church, on
Friday, with Rev. David Watt officiating. Warren T. Roop Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements and interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton.
Donations may be made to Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for Coronary Unit.