John B. Gwin

Retired Baker


(January 21, 1894---June 27, 1976)


Ogdensburg---John B. Gwin, 83, Ogdensburg, R. D. 3, died Sunday at 10:15 p.m. in A. Barton Hepburn Hospital, where he had been a patient since June 3.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Nichols Funeral Home, and 9:30 a.m. at Notre Dame Church. Burial will be in the Notre Dame Cemetery.

Calling hours will be this afternoon and evening at the funeral home.

He is survived by his widow Ila Denny Gwin, a son, Richard K., Glens Falls; two daughters, Kathy A., 20 and Jacqueline B., 17, both at home, nieces and nephews; three sisters, Mamie and Amanda Gwin and Mrs. Helen McHale. A brother, Walter, died previously.

Born January 21, 1894, in Ogdensburg, he was the son of Hiland and Cheterine Perkins Gwin. He worked as a baker for many years, at Herman Trivilino's Bakery, Norwood, later at the Sayers Bakery, and at the Norman Bakery until it closed, and for 19 years at Trivilino's until retiring four years ago.

He married Margaret Reagan in Ogdensburg, July 11, 1921, with Msgr. P. Garrand officiating. She died August 10, 1955 and December 28, 1955 he married Ila G. Denny at Notre Dame Church with Msgr. A. B. Charbonneau officiating.

He was a member of Notre Dame Church. He served with the Army in World War I as a baker and was formerly a member of the Ogdensburg American Legion.

(This obituary provided by Robert E. Reagan, Potsdam)