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February 20, 2014

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD - February movie night at the Hampstead Public Library is on Thurs., February 27, at 6:30 p.m. The feature presentation stars Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as U.S. cargo-ship captain Richard Phillips. When his ship is pursued and captured by a handful of Somali pirates, Captain Phillips faces off against their leader in an effort to protect the lives of his crew. This film was nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture. This movie presentation is free and open to the public.

OLYMPICS - Kids can come celebrate the Winter Olympics at the Library during school break on Tues., February 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Join us for fun Olympic activities, get sporty, win medals!

STORYTIME - There will be no Storytime for 3 to 5 year old children during school break week at the Hampstead Public Library, February 24 to 28. Storytime will resume on Mon., March 3. Families are always welcome to visit the library and make use of the kid-friendly resources like books, computers, puzzles, Legos®, craft table, puppet house, and more.

BOOK DISCUSSION - Copies of “Crow Lake” by Mary Lawson are now available at the Hampstead Public Library for the March meeting of their Book Group. Set in an Ontario farming community, this novel is about brothers who must hold their family together, after their parents are killed in an accident. It is told from the perspective of their younger sister Kate, who is now an adult. In this novel of family love and misunderstandings, the author builds tension with control and humor, while continually overturning expectations. The book discussion takes place on Thursday, March 20 at 1 p.m. Newcomers are welcome.

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  • Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy

    LAWRENCE — Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, after suffering a stroke in April. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Rose A. (Betit) and Alfred Robidoux, originally of Quebec, Canada. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Armand Joseph Audy, who passed away on June 28, 1976.

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  • Charles Anthony "Chuck" Carnival, 79

    Jackson, MS — Charles Anthony “Chuck” Carnival, 79, formerly of Raymond, N.H., passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

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  • Francis M. Lurvey, 76

    Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

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  • Norman R. Cote

    Atkinson, NH — Norman R. Cote, of Atkinson, was called to his heavenly home on June 16, 2014, following a period of declining health.

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  • Frederick M. Hopper, 64

    Epping, NH — Frederick Michael Hopper, of Epping, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Alice Hopper, he is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Joann Peatfield; daughters, Shay Belair and Jayne Pond; sons-in-law, Adam Belair and James Pond; mother, Arlene Hopper; father and stepmother, Frederick S. and Barbara Hopper; siblings, Susan Hardy, Stephan Hopper, Scott Hopper, and Sherri Chagnon; grandsons, Benjamin Belair, Jonathan Belair and Jackson Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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