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March 28, 2013

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Easter: Join the Celebration

Alleluia! He is risen! Pastor Paul A. Sweet and the congregation of the East Hampstead Union Church invite the community to Easter morning worship on Sun., March 31, at 10:00 a.m. Above are scenes depicted in the church that reflect some of the steps of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, and Easter Scripture. Top photo, left, is the pulpit where the message will be delivered by Pastor Sweet. It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end, John 13:1-17. East Hampstead Union Church is located at 225 East Main Street (Rte.121A), East Hampstead. Families and friends may also gather for traditional Easter egg hunts and special dinners.  All are welcome. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Eastern Star Presentation

Order of Eastern Star Corinthian Chapter Queen Esther No.23 of Kingston, presented a check to the Kingston Community Library for its wish list and the continuing construction projects, including a life saving defibrillator. Above, from left, Clovis Leach, worthy patron; Jane Christie, library trustee treasurer; Holly Ouellette, chaplin; June Leach, associate matron; and Lesley Hume, library trustee chairman. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Exeter Easter Mass

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, located at the corner of Front Street and Lincoln Street, will be celebrating Easter Mass at several convenient times. Join friends and family on Easter Sunday, March 31, at 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Happy Easter to all. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Appalachian Club President

John D. Judge, above, President and CEO, Appalachian Mountain Club, was special guest speaker at the Wyndham Andover Hotel. The event was hosted by the Yankee Clipper Council, Boy Scouts of America. Pictured from left, Brandon Johnson, Troop 33 of Hampstead; Zach Sheltra, Troop 33 of Hampstead, Mr. Judge, and Brendan Megan, Troop 9 of Atkinson. (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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