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March 13, 2014

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD — Thurs., March 13 at 7:00 p.m., is Movie Night at the Hampstead Public Library. The featured film won several Academy Awards this year including Best Director. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star as two astronauts stranded in space, when debris separates them from their ship during a spacewalk. Light refreshments will be served at this free movie showing. For more information, call the library 603-329-6411 or visit

BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST - The Hampstead Library will have a “Books for Breakfast” program on Sat., March 15, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. This event is to give families a chance to spend time together in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Come enjoy books, crafts, hot drinks and breakfast – all for free!

BUTTONS, BUTTONS! On Tues., March 18 at 7:00 p.m., the president of the NH Seacoast Button Club comes to the Hampstead Public Library to talk about the hobby of collecting antique clothing buttons. Using her vast collection, Cheryl Killam will show the various designs, colors and textures that make these buttons a miniature work of art. For more information about this event, visit

NEW LIBRARY WEBSITE - The Hampstead Public Library recently launched a new website design. It has a less cluttered home page, and is designed with user-friendly navigation. There are quick link buttons to the catalog, your account, downloading free ebooks, and more. A bar near the top of the page has drop down menus for easy direction. Please try the new digital branch of the Hampstead Public Library,, to find resources for your educational, recreational, and informational needs. Special thanks go to the library patrons who were on the website committee and helped the Assistant Director and IT Librarian with the new design.

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    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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