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March 25, 2013

Kimball Library News

ATKINSON — Don’t be caught without a museum pass the week of your child’s vacation. It’s worth planning ahead for a little culture and playtime, and vacation week is a popular interval for our museum passes to fly out the door. Our savvy patrons who read the paper get a jumpstart on the rush. Any active Kimball Library card-holder can have access to the following passes if they are reserved in time: Currier Museum of Art, Imajine That, SEE Science Center, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, Peabody Essex Museum, Seacoast Science Center, and Zoo New England. It couldn’t be easier to have a discounted or free day out, depending on the museum of your choice. Passes may be reserved online, on our website, or you may call and ask us to reserve them for you. Make plans today.

The Atkinson Garden Club is hosting a meeting at the library that is open to the public on Wednesday, April 3, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. ‘Bees and Beekeeping’ will be the topic of interest. Barbara Lawler, an apiarist in Bow, and current vice president of the Capital Area Beekeepers Association will use PowerPoint to explain the art of beekeeping and its environmental benefits. Refreshments will be available starting at 6:00 p.m., and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Stay tuned as we have another full vacation week of events on the horizon (April 22-26). Bookmark Wed., April 26, at 6:30 p.m. Curious? Read all about it next week. JTop of FormBottom of Form

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  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

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    Atkinson, NH — Margaret F. (Harrington) Kinney, 107, a resident of Atkinson for eighty-two years, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

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  • Laura L. Day, 79

    Newton, NH — Laura L. (Hartford) Day, 79, of Newton, NH, died Sunday evening, March 16, at Kindred Hospital, Peabody.

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  • Norman Sansoucie, 77

    East Kingston, NH — Norman P. Sansoucie, 77, died on March 3, 2014, at the Clipper Harbor Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH. He was born on May 29, 1936, in Haverhill, MA, son of William and Albertine (Beauparlant) Sansoucie.

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  • John Colby, 76

    Brentwood, NH — John Ellsworth Colby, 76, formerly of Sandown, N.H., and Brownville, Maine, died on February 22, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Born in Keene, N.H., Mr. Colby was the first son of the late Russell and Edythe Colby of Bradford, Mass. His brother, Dr. David R. Colby of Beaufort, N.C., predeceased him as well. Mr. Colby graduated in 1955 from Haverhill High School and attended Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He was a well known home designer and builder, and furniture craftsman, particularly known for his ability to create beautiful curved staircases. He was the founding production manager of both Westville Homes Corporation of Plaistow, N.H., and Xyloid Corporation of Greenville, Pa.,, pioneers in the modular home industry. He was also proprietor of the Westville Getty service station in Plaistow in the 1970s, and co-owner and occasional driver of the “1/5 Schenley Special” stock cars that raced, from 1968 to 1989, at Star in Epping, N.H., Lee, N.H., Hudson, N.H., and Westboro Mass., speedways.

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