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February 20, 2014

Women's Club News

EXETER — President, Carol Waters of Exeter recently led the General Federation of Women’s Clubs-New Hampshire at their Mid-Year meeting at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester. There were forty-seven women representing GFWC Clubs through out the State of NH.

Special Guest, Judy Maguire of Laconia who serves as GFWC New England Region President presented special anniversary awards.

In 2013 the GFWC-Women’s Club of Concord celebrates 120 years, the GFWC Harvey Lake Women’s Club (Northwood) has been together for 100 years, the GFWC-Candia Community Women’s Club celebrates thirty years, and the GFWC Brookline Women’s Club has been with GFWC for twenty years. For 2014 the GFWC- Pembroke Women’s Club celebrates ninety years, and the GFWC-Exeter Area Girls in Action (High School Students) have been serving their community for ten years.

New officers were elected and will be installed at the May 2014 Annual Meeting.

The GFWC-NH Annual Meeting will be held May 16 at the LaBelle Winery in Amherst. For more information about a club in your area, please go to gfwcnh.org, or GFWC.org.

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  • Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93

    Meredith, NH — Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93, of Center Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forestview Manor in Meredith. He was the beloved husband of the late Greta L. (Sykes) Shaw, to whom he was married for 62 years.

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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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  • Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzilo

    Raymond, NH — Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzillo, 58, of Raymond, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a sudden illness.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

    Atkinson, NH — Tom passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Tom was born on October, 30, 1940, at Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., as the only child to Hugh Clinton and Evelyn (Forcier) Clinton. Tom graduated from Methuen High School in 195

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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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