died on the 29th of May, 1945, in Georges Mills (Sunapee), New Hampshire. He was the only surviving Civil War veteran in Sullivan County, N.H., and the only surviving naval veteran in the state. The son of Joseph F and Lavina (Banning) Almeder, he was born on Christmas Day, 1848.
The Argus Champion, on Thursday, May 31st, 1945, ran the following obituary for him:
He lived in Boston until his retirement, when he moved to Sunapee (in the Georges Mills village) and resided with his son Charles.
His funeral took place in Everett, MA, where he was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery. Officials from the US Navy and US Coast Guard attended the service, the latter firing off a salute to the former naval veteran.
Argus Champion, 31 Dec 1936 (George's service details)
Argus Champion (Newport, NH), May 31st, 1945 (pg 1)
Argus Champion, June 7th, 1945, (pg 2)