The Prospect Mountain High School (PMHS) Drama Club will perform the
Disney musical Beauty and the Beast this weekend (Thursday March 31 –
Sunday, April 3, 2016). Some of the characters appeared for a
meet-and-greet at Johnson’s Steak and Seafood on Kids’ Night in March.
Pictured: Back Row left to right: Emily Calise as Mrs. Potts, Justin
Boyce as Beast, Olivia Gubitose as Belle, Andrea Feliciano as Lumiere,
and Shelby Rodger at Cogsworth. Front row: Gabriella Dixon as Gaston.
Show times are March 31st – April 2nd at 7:00 pm, and April 3rd at
2:00 pm. Tickets are available in advance in the PMHS Main Office, or
show days at the PMHS Box Office.
Memorial Library News
The Oscar Foss Memorial Library invites families to come in anytime from
March 21st – April 8th and fill out a thank you card (or two!) for that
special teacher. Cards have been provided by the Barnstead Elementary
School PTO, but you can also make one here or at home to place in the
The Oscar Foss Memorial Library has been
conducting a survey to find out how we can better serve you in the
coming year. You still have time to participate in this survey by
visiting our website, oscarfoss.org, or picking one up from the
circulation desk next time you are in. The deadline for submissions is
March 31st. We would love to know your thoughts!
Please call the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org)
for more information about these or any of our other programs or events.
There is always something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library!
Library Hours are: Monday; 2pm-8pm, Tuesday & Wednesday; 10am-5pm,
Thursday; 5pm-8pm, Friday; 2pm-5pm, Saturday; 9am-Noon.
Barnstead – Florence M.
“Flossy” (Emerson) Warren, 78, died quietly in her sleep, surrounded by
loving family, at her home on Saturday, March 19, 2016. In her final
days she was loved and cared for by Rhonda Bender, who enjoyed their
time just listening to Flossy’s stories and sharing a special bond of
love and happiness right up until her final moments.
Born in Pittsfield on March 16, 1938, Flossy
was the daughter of Fred and Lora (Berry) Emerson.
She was a hard worker her whole life, working in a shoe shop, a box shop
and retiring from Globe Mfg. in 2003 as an inspector. She spent
much of her life caring for others, always putting others’ needs before
her own. She was a very colorful lady who enjoyed making others
laugh. She will be sorely missed, especially by her many nieces
Flossy lived happily with her husband, Wendel Warren, for many years,
until his death in 1990. She spent the rest of her life helping
her beloved brother Danny, raising his children and grandchildren, and
others she took in as her own: Danny Jr., Ray, George, Tommy, and Hazel
Emerson, Amy and Mike Eastman, and Jimmy Wesson.
She is survived by her two brothers, Daniel
and John Emerson; and nieces and nephews, Freddy Jr., Mike, Matthew,
Jesse, Tommy and Crystal, Michael and Anthony Emerson, Cody and Jed
Eastman and Walter, Glendon and Jim Wesson Jr.
Friends and family were invited to share
memories at the Still Oaks Funeral and Memorial Home in Epsom. Burial
will take place in Floral Park Cemetery.
All memorial donations should be made to the
Still Oaks Funeral Home in order to help pay for expenses.
Tom Petit of the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial
Home is assisting with arrangements and offers an on-line guestbook at
Lois Marian Kelley
Lois Marian Kelley passed away peacefully,
surrounded by family on the evening of Sunday, February 14th, 2016, at
the age of 59.
Lois was born on November 7th, 1956 in
Beverly, Massachusetts to Herbert and Patricia Kelley. She was raised
and attended school in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where she also had
her first child. A couple of years later, they relocated to New
Hampshire, where she expanded her family and finally settled in Alton
for 14 years, where she raised her youngest 5 children.
From a young age Lois loved various kinds of books, movies, and music,
amongst her favorites being Elvis, The Eagles, and Bad Company.
Lois also liked being outdoors and thrived when spending time with her
family, close friends and other loved ones, laughing and having a good
Lois spent the majority of her adult life
devoted to raising her six children, who all absolutely adore her.
People loved her sweet spirit and loving nature, she was also an amazing
cook who enjoyed making meals for her loved ones.
Despite her kind heart and small stature Lois proved she was quite the
spitfire. In these past two years Lois was diagnosed with a very
aggressive lung cancer and was given just 9 short months to live
in January 2014. Lois persevered and fought with everything she had.
Although petite she had a strong will and gave the cancer a run for its
money, defying the odds over and over again.
Lois was predeceased by her beloved sister
Sharon Beaulieu and her father Herbert Kelley. She is survived by her
six children; Daniel Kelley, Cody Bishop, Bryan Bishop, Lyndsay Bishop,
Jesse Bishop, Kristina Bishop, Mother Patricia Kelley, step son Michael
Roy, granddaughter Izabela Falcone, sisters Peg Perry and Kathy
Mazzatto, brothers Robert and Kenneth Kelley and adored companion, her
dog Chief. Lois also had a large extended family who she loved and
enjoyed seeing whenever possible.
A private memorial service and celebration of
life will be held, please contact her immediate family for details.
A special thanks goes out to the staff at the
Payson Cancer Center at Concord Hospital, Concord VNA and Beth Israel
Hospital in Boston for all the kind help and care.