Frederick P. Dyer, 90

The founder of Dyer’s Variety on Portland Street, Frederick P. Dyer, passed away on Saturday at the age of 90.

“He was great at making Italian sandwiches. He was know for his Italians and his meatballs,” Kaplan said. “Back then, they sold a sandwich for 50 cents. He would spend seven days a week in that store.”

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