Artists and Farmers Wanted
Elementary School PTO will host its third annual Craft Show and Fall
Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 – 3:00 at the Barnstead
Elementary School. We are currently looking for talented crafters,
artists and farmers to showcase their wares to the community. Don’t
miss your opportunity to be a part of this year’s show. To reserve your
space, please send an email to [email protected].
the Fall “Pie Bar” Dessert Concert this coming Saturday, October 19th
from 7:00-9:00 at the Center Barnstead Town Hall. Chris Bonoli will be
hosting a variety of local musicians with a great collection of Pies and
other desserts. For tickets call Chris at 603-340-1468!
the good old days when you used to walk up to Green’s Drug Store and get
your tickets to the Pittsfield Players’ shows?
days are back - you can purchase Thoroughly Modern Millie tickets on
Sat., Nov. 2 from 10-2 and Sunday, Nov. 3 from 11-1 at the Scenic
Theatre on Depot Street in Pittsfield.
$17/each; $15 for seniors. The show is Friday and Sat., Nov. 8 & 9 at
7:30 PM, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2PM and Friday and Sat., Nov. 15 & 16 at
By Beverly A. Goodrich, Secretary
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors met at noon on October 2, 2013 at the Barnstead
Town Hall. Members enjoyed a delicious pot luck lunch, followed by a
business meeting with President Christine Sanborn presiding.
the resignation of Treasurer Deborah Fedorchak with regret. She has done
a fine job.
several of our regular members and hope they will attend the November 6
meeting. A silent auction is planned.
are always welcome. Dues are only $4 a year and meetings are delicious,
fun, interesting, and entertaining. Come join us! For information,
contact President Christine Sanborn, 875-2676.
to Pamela Welch
Trustees of the Oscar Foss Memorial Library would like to wish Pamela
Welch the best of luck in her new life adventure. She has been our
circulation life line for over 12 years and a longtime member of the
Barnstead community. Thursday, October 24th will be Pam’s last day at
the library so be sure to stop by and wish her well. We will miss you!
Wright passed peacefully at St Luke’s Anderson Hospital, Easton, PA on
September 29, 2013, surrounded by the family she loved so dearly.
predeceased by her parents, brother, and husband, Harold M. Wright. She
is survived by her children: Allen M Wright of Boston, Ma; Carol Lynn
Wright of Center Valley, PA; Barbara Wright of the NH Seacoast; and
William M Wright of Winston-Salem, NC. She also leaves 4 grandchildren
in whom she took great pride: Emily Patricia Wright Murphy of
Poolesville, Maryland; Geoffrey Murphy of New York, NY; Elizabeth Wright
Weeks of Rochester, NH; and Stephen Wright-Eaton of Portland, Maine.
accomplishments were many. She was salutatorian of her high school
class, graduating at the age of 16. She attended Macalester College on
an academic scholarship, and met her future husband while working for
the Army Air Corps at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, following World
War II. She was also a Past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star,
Sunday school teacher, and Red Cross volunteer. She considered her
greatest accomplishment, however, to be raising four children whom she
felt were positive contributors to the world.
her intellect and gifts equipped her to have an illustrious career, she
chose to devote her life to shining the spotlight on those around her,
and allowing them to achieve their potential. She loyally supported her
husband’s career, enabling him to contribute to the world as a pioneer
in rocket science. She supported her children’s education and interests,
providing lessons and opportunities, and ensuring their needs were met.
She helped those less fortunate, and was kind to all she met.
hallmarks were her sense of joy, and the gentle, loving, and kind way in
which she interacted with those around her. She had a sweet, gentle soul
and a keen sense of humor. She made those around her happier, just by
being in her presence.
She will be
dearly missed, but her light lives on in the many lives she touched. She
made the world a better place, and her belief is that she will be going
to a better place. May she rest in peace, and the joy she brought to the
world live on.
Colwell, 86, of White Oak Road, died October 12th at the Epsom Health
Care Center, following a long illness.
He was born
in Boswell, OK, the son of Alonzo and Eva Colwell. He worked for many
years as a heavy equipment mechanic for Caterpillar Corp. in Peoria, IL.
He was an US Army Veteran of WW II. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a
member of the Scottish Rite and a member of the Shriners in Illinois. He
moved here to live with his daughter in 2012.
survived by his wife Doris (Bates) Colwell of Epsom Health Care Center,
two daughters, Carol Colwell of Ctr. Barnstead and Barbara McAllister
of Newport, NH, 4 Grandchildren, Wendy Demers, Justin and John Thomas
and Carol Ann Pierce, 5 Great Grandchildren, a brother, Jarl Colwell,
2 sisters, Dixie Wheeler and Gail Freeman.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
& Pollard Memorial Home, Pittsfield, is assisting with arrangements. To
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