Notes for Victor Linwood Melvin Worthing: SCARBOROUGH - Victor L. Worthing, 85, of Black Point Road, formerly of 19 Gerry Ave, South Portland, a retired baking company employee, died Thursday in a Portland Hospital after a short illness. Mr. Worthing was born Nov. 5, 1879, at Clinton, son of Arnold and Emma Brown Worthing, and was educated in the Clinton schools. He came to Portland as a young man and was employed by Cushman Baking Co., for 20 years, retiring 10 years ago. He was a charter member of the Thornton Heights Methodist Church and a member of its Men's Club. His wife, the former Phyllis Thomas, died in 1958. Surviving are three sons, Arnold F., of South Portland, Grant W., of Scarborough with whom he made his home and Thomas V., also of Scarborough; two daughters, Mrs. Richard S. (Janice) Beety of Scarborough, and Mrs. Paul E. (Joyce) Chadbourne of Danvers, Mass., 15 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at 749 Congress St., with interment in Brooklawn Memorial Park.
Member of the Loyal Temperance Legion, signed Nov. 17th, 1892, Kennebec division. Pledge: I hereby solemnly promise, with God's help, to abstain from the use of alcoholic drinks as a beverage, including wine, beer and cider, from the use of tobacco in any form, and from profanity.
October 25, 1916, Victor and Arthur Glazier bought a cash register. Sales receipt signed by them and includes payments made.
More About Victor Linwood Melvin Worthing: Burial: December 12, 1964, Brooklawn Memorial Park Portland, Maine.
More About Victor Linwood Melvin Worthing and Phyllis Irene Thomas: Marriage 1: October 16, 1917, Benton, Maine. Marriage 2: at the home of the bride's mother.
Marriage Notes for Victor Linwood Melvin Worthing and Phyllis Irene Thomas: Victor lived in South Portland, Maine and worked as a grocer at the time of their marriage. Phyllis lived in Benton, Maine and worked as a clerk at the time of their marriage. Victor was 37 and Phyllis was 25. They were married at the home of the bride's mother. Their daughter, Janice, did not know when they married and does not remember them ever celebrating their wedding or even mentioning it.