Percy H. Alcock, a well-known San Carlos resident of 24 years, died yesterday [September 19, 1967] in San Francisco after a short illness. He and his wife, Augusta, have lived at 729 Elm Street.
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Mr. Alcock was born in Grantham, England, and came to the United States in 1910, residing in Long Island, New York. He was a veteran of World War I and during his lifetime was a public accountant and worked also as a cost accountant for an advertising agency.
He was retired at the time he passed away and his favorite hobby was gardening. The flowers he preferred were sweet peas and delphinium.
He was active in First Church of Christ, Scientist, San Carlos, and was a Christian Science Practitioner. Survivors besides his wife, Augusta, at the family home were two sons, Richard R. Alcock and David Alcock of San Jose. Five-month-old David Eric Alcock, son of Richard, is the surviving grandchild.
Private services for the family will be held Friday at the White Oaks Chapel in San Carlos. Inurnment will be private at Alta Mesa Cemetery, Palo Alto.
The family prefers memorial contributions to go to Valentine Haven, 15 – 9th Avenue, San Mateo.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman