, Kingston, NH


July 3, 2014

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD —Karen Cabral Sullivan of Hampstead has an Opening Reception at the Hampstead Public Library on Tues., July 8, in the second floor meeting room. Drop-in between 6:00-8:00 p.m. to meet Karen, view her lovely work, and find out more about her creative process. The exhibition begins on July 3 and continues through mid-August. She creates vivid graphics on heavyweight duck cloth, and her designs are often modeled from colonial times. Karen has many pastoral or nautical themed pieces of wall and floor cloth art.

SERENDIPTY IN SCIENCE - On Mon., July 14 at 7:00 p.m., Professor Mike Cross presents “Serendipity in Science” at the Hampstead Public Library. From penicillin to Silly Putty, NutraSweet to amazing anti-cancer drugs, some of the most incredible breakthroughs in science have been accidental. Learn about more scientific innovations including the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics that was awarded for something that you have surely created in kindergarten. Mike Cross previously appeared at the Hampstead Library in March and presented the entertaining program “Chocolate: The Perfect Indulgence.” This event is sponsored by the Northern Essex Community College Speakers Bureau.

FREE COMPUTER TUTORING - Free technology tutoring is available at the Hampstead Public Library on Wednesdays, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. through July 23. Whether you need help exploring the Internet, setting up an email account or determining how to download free eBooks, you can receive help at the library. Call in advance, 603-329-6411, to schedule a half hour one-to-one session. If you have a laptop, tablet or smart phone and you need help, please bring your device to your appointment.

HOLLYHOCK THRIFT SHOP - The Hollyhock Thrift shop will be closed for re-stocking until it re-opens on Tues., July 8. Donations of good quality, gently used (or even new) summer clothing for men, women and children are gladly accepted. “Clothing” includes shoes, hats, scarves and gloves. Please don’t bring knick-knacks or dishes or silverware or utensils or pots and pans, as the shop just can’t handle anything but clothing. Space is limited. Also please do not overload bags, and bring donations when the library is open.

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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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    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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    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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