Baseball and Softball season for the Chichester Youth Association is
right around the corner. Please send in your registration forms to
Chichester Youth Association, PO Box 394, Epsom, NH 03234 by
February 28th. CYA will be practicing at the Concord Sports Center
for Baseball and Softball - Rookie, Minor, and Majors only -
beginning March 2nd with softball. You must have your CYA
Registration in to participate. Please visit
Happy Birthday to Abigail McIntosh on February 27.
Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee
be news for our newer patrons and a reminder for others. The Attic
Thrift Shop supports Baby Threads of NH, a 501(c)3 non-profit
organization and affiliate of the United Way. The Attic, as well as
Baby Threads, are supported by volunteers and your tax deductible
donations. Don’t hesitate to ask for a form for tax purposes. Visit
the Baby Threads website at
We have requests for a few items: a checkers set (no batteries, just
brains needed); fingernail polish, for repair purposes and fashion;
ice grippers, large, to aid walking in icy conditions; and a cane
with an ice tip. We also have someone collecting old wind-up clocks
and watches that no longer work. They use the parts for repairs.
Seems there is a recyclable use for just about everything!
We sell rags, which are cotton material from ripped or stained
clothing, no buttons or zippers, for 50˘ a bag.
We are on Route 28, Chichester, close to the Pittsfield line and are
open Mon. 8-12; Tues. and Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 and Sat. 10-4. The
Attic phone number is 247-7191 and Baby Threads is 934-0087.
Mrs. Barbara Clark
Mrs. Barbara Clark, 79, of Pleasant Street, died Thursday, February
14, 2013, at the Concord Hospital.
Born in Haverhill, MA on February 18, 1933, Barbara was the daughter
of the late Royce and Doris (Jones) McGowen. She attended Coe-Brown
Academy and had spent her lifetime in Chichester, Pittsfield and
Northwood. Barbara and her husband also made a second home for
themselves in High Point, FL.
Before her retirement she had worked for A&P and IGA in Pittsfield,
and Shaw’s in Concord as a cashier.
Barbara enjoyed all kinds of crafts and took an interest in
community affairs as well. She was a member of the Pittsfield
Historical Society and a former member of the Pittsfield Budget
Committee. She also belonged to TOPS NH #38 in Pittsfield.
Her greatest joy though was her family. Barbara lost her beloved
husband of 63 years, Leslie Clark, in September 2011. She is
survived by 7 children, Patricia Freeman and her husband John,
Terry Clark and Pamela, and Sandra Courtemanche and Russell, all of
Pittsfield, David Clark and Lisa of Hendersonville, NC, Connor Clark
and Kathleen Bovay of Kerrville, TX, William Clark and Maryanne of
Deerfield, and Robbie Clark and Nicole Smith of Gonic; 14
grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Bruce McGowen
of Tacoma, WA, Gary McGowen of Nottingham, and Bill McGowen of
Northwood; a sister, Sue Benoit of Nottingham; and nieces and
For those who wish, memorial donations should be made to Chichester
Fire Fighters’ Association, 22 Main Street, Chichester, NH 03258.
A memorial gathering was held Tuesday, February 19th from 4-7 PM at
the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home, 1217 Suncook Valley Hwy in
Epsom. Services were conducted at 6:30 PM. Committal will take
place at Floral Park Cemetery in Pittsfield in the spring.
Family and friends may sign an on-line guestbook by visiting