, Kingston, NH


January 2, 2014

People on the Move

Core Gastroenterology, a Core Physicians’ practice conveniently located in Exeter, is pleased to announce that Arthur W. Yan, MD, MBA has joined the practice and is now welcoming new patients. Dr. Yan provides expert evaluation and treatment for individuals faced with gastrointestinal disorders including: abdominal pain, ulcers, abnormal bowel movements, heartburn, indigestion, hepatitis, and diseases of the pancreas and gallbladder. To schedule an appointment, please call 603-772-5528. For more information about Dr. Yan or other specialty services provided by Core Physicians, visit

For the first time in its history, the American Independence Museum in Exeter will extend its season past October, opening two days a week beginning November 1 through December 27. The museum is open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., through October 31 (guided tours at 10:00 a.m., noon and 2:00 p.m.). Admission is $6.00, $5.00 seniors, $3.00 students ages 6-18. For a complete list of fall programs, visit the museum’s website at

Members from the East Kingston and Newton Fire and EMS Departments as well as the Newton Police Department participated in a Basic Horse Handling & Behavior Workshop hosted by Wings & Hooves Therapeutic Riding, Inc. located at Kingswood Farm in East Kingston. These free workshops provided information on equine body language and herd behavior, the how’s and why’s in approaching a horse, haltering and leading a horse as well as basic first aid. For more information on Wings & Hooves, visit

Clyde’s Cupcakes of Exeter was announced as the Winner of Best Dessert at the 2013 Hampton Beach Seafood Festival for their Lindt raspberry chocolate brownie topped with homemade raspberry filling and dark chocolate ganache. Explore Clyde’s Cupcakes online at or in-person at their store in Exeter.

Nicholas Bunker of South Berwick, ME, graduated from Marshwood High School in 2001. He worked for the internationally famous Arrows Restaurant for nine years, starting out as a dishwasher at age 15, and worked his way up to restaurant manager. Nicholas also worked as manager/bartender at Portsmouth’s 100 Club. He began his job as Food and Beverage Director at the Cohasset Harbor Resort and Brisa Tapas and Wine Bar at the beginning of May and has relocated to that area. He is the son of April Bunker Mailhot and G Booker Nevius, both of South Berwick, Maine and the grandson of Reid and Dusty Bunker of Brentwood.

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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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    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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    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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