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April 11, 2013

Photo Features: April 11, 2013

Select photos from the April 11, 2013 edition of Carriage Towne News.

 

A Very Fond Farewell

With over fifty years of dedicated service to the United Postal Service, two workers from the Atkinson Post Office have bid a fond farewell to all the customers they've served and their family of co-workers. Ruth Albert, fourth from left, and Marianne Eifler, center, have both earned twenty-five years as postal clerks, having begun their duties on the very same day. Retirement for Maryanne means more time to spend with her granddaughter and Ruth plans to travel and catch up with some much-needed sleep. Co-workers include from left, Paula Morris, Ellie Palmer, Terry Noonan, Ms. Albert, Ms. Eifler, Kathy Bayt, Nancy Connors, Linda Puopolo and Marybeth Roberts. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Fisherman's Shop 'N Swap

Country Pond Fish & Game Club in Newton hosted its annual Fisherman's Shop 'n Swap event at 82 Pond Street. Fishing poles, reels, and all types of gear was displayed with the hopes of warmer weather. Above are Sterling and Janet Lopez of Newton Junction and Dick Tuite, event chairman. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Veteran Reaches Out

U.S. Navy Veteran Hank Dreyer, above, stocks up on clothes during the “always sales” at Hollyhock Thrift Shop, located at the Hampstead Public Library. Hank helps the library programs with his purchase of next-to-new and new items. He served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise and sings in the choir at Kingston Congregational Church. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

East Kingston's 'Little Mermaid'

The musical production of Disney's “The Little Mermaid” was presented by students at the East Kingston Elementary School. From left, Sebastian (Jackson Gibbons), Ariel (Kira Densford), Prince Eric (Joshua Driscoll), and Flounder (Grace Moore). (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Church Addition a Reality

The new addition of the Epping Community Church is becoming a reality as the church building fund progresses and continues. Their famed Pizza Night takes place each Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday worship begins at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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  • James Reese

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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