, Kingston, NH


June 19, 2014

Plaistow Library News

PLAISTOW —The June artist of the month is Craig O’Neill. He works in many different media and his paintings cover a wide range of subjects. His recent work focuses on capturing a mood, being interactive, or telling a story. Come down and take a look! Marie Leone has loaned us her Native American items for display in the cases and are quite interesting to see.

The Library will be closed July 4-5 for Independence Day. Be safe and have fun!

Cribbage meets every Wednesday, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Come play a game!

Busy Bears will meet Fri., June 20, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The Friends of the Plaistow Library are looking for new members to come join! Come meet the group at their regular meeting on Mon., June 23, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Everything they do benefits the library and they are a great group of people. Book Chats will meet on Wed., June 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fizz-Boom-Read! Summer Reading Program early registration for all kids and teens has started! The official kick- off to this science-fun based program will be Tues., July 8. However, Magic School Bus Mondays begins Mon., July 7 with some awesome activities planned. Check our Event Schedule on the website for all the great events we have planned for the Summer Reading Program!

Don’t forget about our wonderful collection of museum passes we have available for check out. We have eleven passes to offer to area museums including seven in Massachusetts and four in New Hampshire. See what they are all about on our website.

Did you know we have a book sale going on inside the library? The selection is always changing, so come down to check it out. Proceeds benefit the library.

Please continue to follow us online/register for events at, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates. For more information on programs, call the library at 603-382-6011, or email

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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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