Former coordinator for Caregivers
WOLFEBORO — Isabella (Crosby) Shipman, 81, of Highland Terrace, died
Sept 19, 2000, at her home after a battle with multiple myeloma.
She was born Feb. 13, 1919, in Dexter, Maine, daughter of Clarence H.
and Helen (Foss) Crosby, and had lived in Wolfeboro for many years.
She was a graduate of NH Fay High School in Dexter, Maine, and a 1940
graduate of the University of Maine at Orono, where she was a member of
the Delta Delta Sorority.
She had worked as coordinator for Caregivers of Wolfeboro.
She enjoyed her family, walking, reading and swimming. She was
a member of Active Older Adults, Wolfeboro Historical Society and the First
Congregational Church, Wolfeboro.
Family members include her husband of 59 years, Wayne F. Shipman of
Wolfeboro; a daughter, Sandra Lamperti of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, John
W. Shipman of Exeter and Allan C. Shipman of Hancock; seven grandchildren
and one great-grandson; a sister, Priscilla Lewis of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and
two brothers, Charles J. Crosby of Natick, Mass., and David Crosby of Augusta,
There were no calling hours. Services were held Thursday
at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church.
Memorial donations may be made to VNA-Hospice of Southern Carroll County,
PO Box 1620, Wolfeboro, NH 03894.
Lord Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Ryan M. Eaton
Infant son of Robert and Touria Eaton
AMHERST, Mass. — Ryan M. Eaton, six-month-old son of Robert and Touria
Eaton, died suddenly Sept. 13, 2000, in Amherst, Mass.
Robert and Touria Eaton are longtime summer vacationers at the family
cottage on Triggs Island on Lake Wentworth.
In addition to his parents, family members include a brother, Adam J.
Eaton; his paternal grandparents, Robert and Carol Eaton of Wolfeboro;
and his maternal grandmother, Lalla Fettouma El Idrissi of Rabat, Morocco.
Services and burial were held Sept. 18 in Amherst, Mass.
Paul 'P.A.' Moore, Jr.
Self-employed logger, enjoyed the outdoors
TUFTONBORO — Paul “P.A.” Moore, Jr., 48, of Durgin Road, died Sept.
24, 2000, while hiking in Moultonborough.
He was born Jan. 30, 1952, in Woonsocket, R.I., son of Paul A. and Shirley
(Mellor) Moore. He had lived in Beverly, Mass., where he attended St. Peter’s
Catholic School, Gloucester, Mass., and later graduated from Beverly High
School. He also was a 1977 graduate of Plymouth State College, Plymouth,
He moved to Tuftonboro with his wife, Susan, 21 years ago. He
was a self-employed logger.
He loved the outdoors, hiking and riding his bike and walking with his
brother, Tim. He also enjoyed spending time with other family members.
He was a communicant of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Wolfeboro.
In addition to his parents, family members include his wife of 22 years,
Susan (York) Moore of Tuftonboro; two sons, Christopher and Thomas Moore
of Tuftonboro; a daughter, Pamela Moore of Tuftonboro; two brothers, Timothy
Moore of Wolfeboro and Mark Moore and his wife, Mary, of Concord; a sister,
Deborah Moore of North Andover, Mass.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts
Calling hours were private. A Mass of Christian burial was
celebrated this morning, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Church, Wolfeboro.
Burial is at Lakeview Cemetery, Wolfeboro.
Memorial donations may be made to Susan Moore for the benefit of P.A.
Moore, Jr., Children Education al Fund, PO Box 145, Center Tuftonboro,
Retired salesman, wrote fishing articles
SARASOTA, Fla. — James W. Goodwin, 79, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of
Methuen, Mass., died Sept. 21, 2000, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 20, 1921, in Moncton, N.B., Canada.
He was a salesman for National Biscuit Co. in Methuen for 35 years and
wrote fishing articles for several small Sarasota newspapers.
During World War II, he was a radio officer on Merchant Marine ships
of the Maritime Service and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Coast
He was a communicant of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Sarasota.
Family members include his wife of 56 years, Carolyn (Roan) Goodwin
of Sarasota; a daughter, Caroline M. Danforth of Groveland, Mass.; two
sons, James W. Goodwin of North Andover, Mass., and Gene J. Goodwin of
Wolfeboro, N.H.; two sisters, Alice Goodwin of Sarasota and Irene Garland
of Newmarket; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held in Sarasota, Fla. Inurnment will be in Methuen,
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955
Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.
Finish carpenter, played Country Western Music
WOLFEBORO — Lyle E. Glidden, 80, a lifetime resident of Wolfeboro, died
Sept. 20, 2000, at Mountain View Nursing Home in Ossipee.
He was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Wolfeboro, son of Arthur and Gertrude
(Chick) Glidden. He was a self-employed carpenter and a maintenance
director for Pierce Camp Birchmont for almost 30 years until his retirement.
Family members include four sons, Dennis Glidden, Ronald Glidden and
Linden Glidden, all of Wolfeboro, and Everett Glidden of Tuftonboro; two
daughters, Charlotte Chamberlain of Dublin, Ohio, and Margo Trafton of
Eliot, Maine; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers,
Charlie and Arthur Glidden, of Wolfeboro; a sister, Doris Massey of Wolfeboro;
and nieces and nephews.
There were no calling hours. A graveside service was held
Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Pine Hill Cemetery, Wolfeboro.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro, handled arrangements.
Melvin Village native, resident of Connecticut
STORRS, Conn. — Roland H. Keenan, 81, of Storrs, formerly of Portsmouth,
N.H., died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, at Windham Hospital in Willimantic.
He was born May 12, 1919, in Melvin Village, N.H., son of Henry and
Amy (Merifield) Keenan. He had lived in Connecticut for more than 40 years.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps.
He was a member for more than 25 years of the Carpenter’s Local Union
No. 30, affiliated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners.
He was a life member of the VFW in Willimantic.
Family members include his wife of 58 years, Anita (Jutras) Keenan;
a daughter, Shirley Beyor and her husband, Rick, of Tolland, Conn.; a son,
Thomas Keenan and his wife, Sherry, of Mystic, Conn., and Florida; four
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lillian Pollini
of Wolfeboro, N.H.
Services were held Jan. 22 at Farrell Funeral Home, Portsmouth. Burial
will be at Calvary Cemetery,
Memorial donations may be made to the Connecticut Chapter of the American
Parkinson’s Disease Association, 27 Allendale Drive, New Haven, CT 06473.
Richard T. Eaton
Carpenter, longtime Ossipee resident
OSSIPEE — Richard T, Eaton, 69, of Folsom Road, Center Ossipee, died
Jan. 18, 2001, at home after a courageous struggle with cancer.
Born Feb. 17, 1932, in Newburyport, Mass., he lived most of his life
in Newburyport before moving to Center Ossipee in 1978 with his wife and
He was a self-employed carpenter and jack of all trades. He enjoyed
travel, reading, watching wrestling, dance, listening to country music
and spending time with family. He was known as a man who could be counted
on at any time. He was called "Bampa" by all the children he came to know
Family members include his wife of 27 years, Lelia (Horr) Eaton of
Center Ossipee; six sons, Richard Eaton of Revere, Mass., Robert Scripture
of Center Ossipee, Steven Scripture of Bangor, Maine, David Scripture of
Ossipee, Chuck Eaton of Manchester and Michael Eaton of Salisbury, Mass.;
10 daughters, Shirlie Perry of Jackson, Patricia Eaton of Revere, Mass.,
Gloria Eaton and Kerrie-Lee Berry, both of Conway, Rose Coulter and Diane
Delp, both of Ossipee; Bonnie Eaton of Tamworth, Deborah Scripture of Center
Ossipee, Laurie Scripture of Farmington and Tara Eaton of Salisbury, Mass.;
38 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Leroy Fowler
of Amesbury, Mass., and Owen Sargent of Haverhill, Mass.; two sisters,
Nellie Horr and Louise Kerkley, both of Bradford, Mass.; and aunts, uncles
He was predeceased by a 21-year-old grandson, Jason Thomas Richard
Services were held Jan. 22 at Ossipee Valley Bible Church. Burial will
be at Chickville Cemetery, Center
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Carroll County,
P.O. Box 1620, Wolfeboro, NH 03894.
Former resident of New Durham
NEW DURHAM — Constance Evelyn Gustartis, 77, of Fairway Drive, Derry,
and formerly of New Durham, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at the Life Care
Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Mass., after a brief battle with
She was born Feb. 21, 1923, in Lawrence, Mass., daughter of Evelyn
Young. She had resided in Derry for seven years, having come from New Durham,
where she had lived on South Shore Road on Merrymeeting Lake since 1975.
Prior to that, she resided in Methuen, Mass., for many years and had summered
in New Durham since the 1940s.
She retired in 1972 from Western Electric in Andover, Mass. She was
a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Alton and a past member of
the New Durham Firebelles.
She was the widow of John M. Gustartis, who died May 30, 1987.
Family members include two sons and their wives, Michael and Susan
Gustartis of Scituate, Mass., and Keith and Christina Gustartis of Bellaire,
Texas; a daughter and her husband, Karen and Skip Jordan of Knoxville,
Tenn.; four grandchildren; and a niece.
Calling hours are Friday, Feb. 9, at C.E. Peaslee and Son Funeral Home,
School Street, Alton, from 1 to 3 p.m., with a funeral service to be held
at 3 p.m. Burial will be at John C. Shirley Memorial Cemetery, New Durham,
in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Shriners Hospital
for Children, Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, or to Knoxville Zoo, PO
Box 6040, Knoxville, Tenn. 37914-9957.
Mary ‘Marni’ Agnew
DAR member, active in historical restoration
WESTFORD, Mass. — Mary "Marni" (Dyer) Agnew, 86, of 64 Main St., Westford,
died Jan. 31, 2001, at Palm Manor Nursing Home in Chelmsford.
She was born Jan. 24, 1915, in Norwood, N.J., daughter of Frederick
and Frances Sweet. She graduated from Rogers Hall School in Lowell in 1933
and moved to Winchester in 1943, where she was active in the Winton Club.
She moved to Westford in 1955, into the colonial home of Captain Fletcher,
which was built in 1690. She was a member of the DAR and participated significantly
in the restoration of Captain Fletcher’s Homestead.
She worked as an executive secretary for the Norfolk and Suffolk Medical
Association for 20 years.
She was the treasurer of the Lowell General Hospital Women’s Association.
She was also a longtime resident of Wolfeboro, N.H.
She was the widow of Arthur M. Agnew.
Family members include four sons, Robert B. McNitt, Jr., of Wayland,
Mass., Hamilton K. Agnew of Ft. Myers, Fla., Arthur M. "Trey" Agnew III
of Winchester, and Jeffrey H. Agnew of Del Mar, Calif; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 24, at 11 a.m. at First
Parish Church United, 48 Main St.,
Westford. There will be visiting hours. A reception will follow at
the Fellowship Hall at the church.
Badger Funeral Home, Littleton, is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth A. Charest
Longtime member of Methodist Church
MOULTONBOROUGH — Ruth A. Charest, 83, died Feb. 1, 2001, at Sunbridge
Nursing Home in Wolfeboro.
She was born in Methuen, Mass., and had lived there all her life before
moving to Moultonborough in 1997.
She was a 1936 graduate of Edward F. Searles High School in Methuen.
She had been employed for several years as the manager of the notions
department at the former Grants Store in Lawrence, Mass. She had also worked
at Sav-Mor Clothing Store in Methuen.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Methuen for 71 years
and taught Sunday school at the church for 40 years. She was a charter
member of Faith United Methodist Church in Methuen and a member of the
United Methodist Women’s Association.
Her husband, Leo Charest, died in 1981.
Family members include a son, the Rev. Edward Charest of Moultonborough;
a daughter, Nancy Picone of North Andover, Mass.; seven grandchildren;
12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Services were held Feb. 4 at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church,
Salem. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Former longtime resident of Center Ossipee
TAMWORTH — Beatrice (Drinkwater) Hobbs, 82, of Skandia North, died Feb.
1, 2001, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
She was born Aug. 19, 1918, in Taunton, Mass., daughter of Clyde and
Alma Briggs Drinkwater.
She had lived in Center Ossipee for many years before moving to Tamworth
four years ago.
Family members include her husband of 56 years, Thomas Hobbs of Tamworth;
two sisters, Barbara Eldridge and Natalie Lawton, both of Center Ossipee;
and nieces and nephews.
Services were held Feb. 4 at Lord Funeral Home, Center Ossipee.
Burial will be in the spring at Lakeview Cemetery, Freedom.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam
WOLFEBORO — Angelo Tunis, 54, of Wolfeboro, died Feb. 6, 2001, at Huggins
Hospital from complications due to lung cancer.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., first son of Joseph and Hazel Tunis,
and moved with his family to Chatham, N.Y., when he was a young boy.
He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1963 and was in active service
in Vietnam during 1966-67. He received an honorable discharge in 1967.
He moved to Wolfeboro in 1992 to be closer to his son, with whom he
enjoyed hikes in the White Mountains, paintball and target practice, among
He was a faithful participant in the Alcoholics Anonymous program and
had 16 years of sobriety.
He was known as a kind-hearted and generous man who comforted friends
and strangers. Throughout his life, he was especially concerned with issues
of poverty and homelessness.
Family members include his brothers, Michael and Paul Tunis of Plymouth,
Mass.; his wife, Diane Kuhn-Tunis; his son, Christopher San Antonio-Tunis;
his friend and Christopher’s mother, Nadine San Antonio; step-brothers
Bill and Jack Quinn of Austerlitz, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews; and
He was predeceased by a son, Angelo, and by his parents.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at First Baptist
Church in Wolfeboro Falls. A reception will follow at the home of Christopher
and Nadine San Antonio, 9 Pork Hill Road, Ossipee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NH Coalition to End
Homelessness. An account has been
established at Community Bank & Trust, Varney Road, Wolfeboro.
Checks may be made payable to Christopher San Antonio-Tunis.
Former longtime resident of Rhode Island
WOLFEBORO — Helen (Mathie) Morgan, 91, of Sunbridge of Wolfeboro, died
at Huggins Hospital, Tuesday, March 28, 2001.
She was born Sept. 9, 1909, in Worcester, Mass., daughter of William
and Helen (Walker) Mathie. She had lived in Pawtucket, R.I., for many years
before moving to Seekonk, Mass., where she had lived for 30 years.
Later, she moved to Rumford, R.I. She was employed as a receptionist
for the law firm of Edwards and Angell in Providence, R.I., for many years.
She was a member of Newman Congregational Church in Rumford, R.I.
She was the widow of William Morgan.
Family members include her daughter, Barbara McClure of Tuftonboro;
two grandsons and a granddaughter; three great granddaughters and three
great grandsons; and a sister, Grace Scullian of East Providence, R.I.
She was predeceased by her brothers, William James and Gavin Mathie.
A graveside service was held April 2 at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence,
R.I., followed by a memorial service in Newman Congregational Church Chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to the Newman Scholarship Fund, PO Box
4764, Rumford, RI 02916.
Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro, was in charge of arrangements.
Andre ‘Andy’ Perron
A 50-year resident of Swamscott, Mass
CENTER OSSIPEE — Andre “Andy” Perron, 87, of Leavitt Road, Center Ossipee
died March 28, 2001 at the home of his son in New Durham.
He was born May 23, 1913 in Swampscott, Mass., son of Thomas and Sofie
(Rosendahl) Perron. He lived in Swampscott for 50 years, moved to Danvers,
Mass., where he resided for 12 years and, upon retirement, relocated to
Mr. Perron was a heat treater for United Shoe Machinery Corp. in Beverly,
Mass., for 37 years and was a member of their quarter century club.
Family members include one son, Thomas Perron and his wife, Alice,
of New Durham; two daughters, Beverly Palmquist and her husband, Bill,
of Danvers, Mass., and Janet Stevenson and her husband, Bob, of Chula Vista,
Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one sister, Greta Lothmann
of Vero Beach, Florida; and one nephew, Skipper, of Florida. He was predeceased
by his first wife, Priscilla “Betty” (Hussey) Perron and second wife Leta
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton
Road, Exeter, NH 03833.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.
To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information,
visit the website www.csnh.com.
M. Kathleen Sanborn
Communicant of St. Cecilia Church
WOLFEBORO — M. Kathleen Sanborn, 89, of Wolfeboro, died March 31, 2001,
at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover.
She was born Oct. 18, 1911, in Milton, daughter of Jerome and Mary
(Mahoney) Regan. She lived in Wolfeboro from 1933 until late last year,
when she moved to the Wadleigh House in Dover.
She was a communicant of St. Cecilia Church in Wolfeboro.
She was predeceased by her husband, Norris “Cy” Sanborn, and a son,
James R. Sanborn.
Family members include a daughter, Margaret Ann Flanagan of Dover;
a son, Ansel N. Sanborn of North Chichester three grandsons and two granddaughters
and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held April 4. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in
Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
John W. Anglin
Seasonal resident of Pine River Pond
EAST WAKEFIELD — John William “Bill” Anglin, 90, of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea,
Fla., and Pine River Pond, East Wakefield, died March 30, 2001, at Manor
Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
He was born Feb. 12, 1911, in Hammond, Ind., son of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
founder and philanthropist Melvin I. Anglin. He moved to Florida with his
family in the 1920s.
As a teenager in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, he helped his father build
the fishing pier at the end of Commercial Boulevard that bears his family’s
name, Anglins Pier. In 1952, he opened the first gas station in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea,
which is now known as Pump By the Sea Texaco, on N. Ocean Drive. He retired
in the late 1950s.
Family members include his wife of 66 years, B. Allene Anglin; a son,
Raymond Anglin of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea; two granddaughters; a brother,
Tom, of Franklin, N.C.; and a sister, Margaret Demko of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
A private service will be held at the Anglin family home in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an Alzheimer’s Association
organization or research project of choice.
Active in many clubs and organizations
SANBORNVILLE — Margaret “Margie” Buchman, 81, of Sheila Lane, died Saturday
evening, April 14, 2001, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of William and
Anna (Finch) Miller. A former resident of Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.,
she had lived in Sanbornville since 1982.
She had been a member of the Wakefield-Brookfield Senior Citizens,
Wolfeboro Senior Citizens, Lovell Lake Grange, Wakefield Historical Society,
Northrup-Grumman Retiree Club and Frisbie Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
She was the widow of William W. Buchman, who died in 1995.
Family members include her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret “Peg”
and Richard “Dick” White of Sanbornville; her sister, Ethel Miller of Sanbornville;
her brother, Arthur Miller of Holiday, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Edith Buchman
of Sanbornville; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by
a sister, Anna Coster.
Services were April 18 at C.E. Peaslee & Son Funeral Home, Sanbornville.
Burial will be later in the spring at Lovell Lake Cemetery.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Cocheco Valley Humane
Society, 262 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820.
OSSIPEE — Carlton V. Earle, 92, of Mountain View Nursing Home, died
Friday, April 13, 2001.
He was born Oct. 30, 1908, in Brattleboro, Vt., grew up in Westminster,
Mass., and attended local schools.
His career in the arts and antiques began in 1935 at the Cincinnati
Art Museum, where he worked as assistant to the director. He also gave
classes in weaving and pottery and other art media.
He eventually served as interim director before moving to New York
City in 1945. There, he worked for Scalamandre Fabrics. He organized an
exhibit of fabrics reproduced from antique or historically significant
originals and accompanied the exhibit on its tour to major museums around
the country. Three years later, he opened a showroom for Mr. Scalamandre
In 1948, he married Marguerite Fawcett of Worcester and together they
bought Lord’s Hall in Effingham, where they lived for 27 years. In the
early 1950s, they established an interior decorating business in Portland,
Maine, which they ran for several years.
For many years, Mr. Early was a local antiques dealer. In 1975, he
and his wife moved to Ossipee. She died in 1991.
Family members include a son, Peter C. Earle, of Freedom; and two grandsons,
Jason P. Earle of Effingham and Brian P. Earle of Ossipee.
At Mr. Earle’s request, there were no funeral services. Private burial
will take place at a later date.
Lord Funeral Home, Center Ossipee, was in charge of arrangements.
Donald E.L. Hallock
Restored antique railroad cars, vehicles
LANCASTER, Pa — Donald E.L. Hallock, 82, of Woodcrest Villa, died April
17, 2001, at the Mennonite Home after a long illness.
A founder of the Strasburg Rail Road, Hallock and several other Lancaster
businessmen saved the railroad from the scrappers in 1958. Within a year,
the Strasburg Rail Road became of the earliest and most popular railroad
excursion lines in the United States.
He was born in Swampscott, Mass., son of James E. and Marian Lindsey
Hallock. He attended Exeter University and Tufts College of Engineering.
A professional engineer, he also worked as a design engineer during
World War II and as plant engineer for the former Hubley Manufacturing
Co. and, later, for the former K-D Tools Manufacturing co., both of Lancaster.
Hallock supervised the moving of the old East Petersburg station to
its new location in East Strasburg, designed the engine house, gift shops,
refreshment building, car shops and water tower, and helped restore many
antique coaches. He made accurate replicas of early kerosene and gas coach
lamps on the cars. He also helped present Strasburg’s case for a new Railroad
Museum of Pennsylvania, to be located across from the Strasburg Rail Road’s
He served as Strasburg Rail Road president for several years and on
its board of directors. He was also conductor and brakeman from 1959 until
1971, when he moved to Wolfeboro, N.H., to restore that town’s train station
and help an effort to resurrect the Wolfeboro Rail Road.
He also restored several antique fire apparatus for Wolfeboro and nearby
communities. One of the hand-operated pumpers he restored contained ironwork
that was originally created by an apprentice to Paul Revere. He was responsible
for erecting a museum to house some of the restored apparatus.
He also collected unusual antique automobiles, many of which he restored
to operating condition. One of his miniature vintage automobiles was purchased
for use on “The Price is Right” television show in 1958.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg and its choir.
He was a former member of First Congregational Church of Wolfeboro, where
he was also a choir member.
He was a past president of the Strasburg Lions Club and a past president
of Wolfeboro Rotary. He also belonged to Red Rose Antique Automobile Club
of Lancaster and the Antique Automobile Club of America.
He moved back to Lancaster County from Wolfeboro in 1995.
Family members include his wife of 55 years, Catherine “Kay” Maitland
Hallock; two sons, James L. of Montclair, N.J., and Andrew M. married to
Rita Hallock of Lancaster; five grandchildren; a brother, Roger, of Atlanta;
and a sister, Natalie Schram of Tuftonboro, NH.
Services are today at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg,
with the Rev. Steve W. Clark officiating. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be
made to The Friends of the Railroad Museum of PA, P.O. Box 125, Strasburg,
PA 17579-0125, or to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O.
Box 4125, Lancaster, Pa 17604-4125.
Arrangements are by Bachman Funeral Home.
Enjoyed music, painting and poetry
WOLFEBORO — Marilyn F. Malcolm, formerly of 591 Main St., Haverhill,
Mass., and Wolfeboro, died April 14, 2001.
Born in Malden, Mass., daughter of Helen and Arthur Woodman of Melrose,
Mass., she summered on Lake Winnipesaukee for more than 45 years.
She attended Radcliffe College and Boston University and was a member
of Kappa Delta Psi in Melrose.
She was a member of the Melrose Orchestral Society Orchestra and played
violin in a classical trio. She was also a member of a Medford, Mass.,
banjo band and played banjo-ukulele.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Haverhill, taught Sunday
School and was active in the Mary-Martha Group as co-program chairman.
She was a member of the Women’s City Club of Haverhill and enjoyed playing
in her own bridge club for many years. She received the Haverhill Chamber
of Commerce “Mate’s Chair” and was a charter member of the Otsagos.
She was a bass drummer in the Wolfeboro Cate Park Band and loved to
paint and dabble in poetry. She had a successful sweatshirt and tote bag
designing business called “A Different Drummer.”
She and her husband traveled all over the world, including Alaska,
Bermuda, Europe, Ireland and Guam, where Mr. Malcolm served in World War
Family members include her husband, Frederick E. Malcolm, Sr.; three
daughters, Janice L. Malcolm of Hampstead, Judi Robinson of Hudson and
Susan M. Foley of Amherst; a son, Frederick E. Malcolm, Jr., of Bradford,
Mass.; seven grandchildren; a sister, Shirlee R. Colcord of Groveland,
Mass. and several nieces and nephews.
In celebration of her life, memorials may be sent to the Malcolm/Flanders/Woodman
Endowment Fund, c/o First Baptist Church, 217 Main St., Haverhill, MA.
James L. Nixon
Avid outdoorsman, loved to fish
WYOMING — James L. Nixon, 44, formerly of Tamworth, died April 15, 2001,
from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Wyoming.
After graduating from Kennett High School in 1975, he moved to Big
Piney, Wyoming, where he had lived for the past 25 years. He was employed
as a heavy equipment operator.
He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish.
Family members include his mother, B. Laurie Nixon of Tamworth; a brother,
Dean W. Nixon of Loudon; three sisters, Marilyn Prive of Effingham, Florence
Dicey of Tamworth and Edie Nixon of Center Sandwich; three nieces and three
nephews; and aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father,
William D. Nixon.
Calling hours will be Sunday, 1-2 p.m., at Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville
Road, Center Ossipee, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. at the funeral
home. Burial will be at a later date.
Enjoyed travel throughout her life
MOULTONBOROUGH — Betty Mersbach Pope, 86, of 80 Heritage Road, Southbury,
Conn., formerly of Moultonborough, died April 17, 2001, at Pomperaug Woods
Health Care Center, Southbury.
She was born Aug 6, 1914, in Oak Park, Ill., daughter of Herman and
Elizabeth (Eckhardt) Mersbach. She received her bachelor of arts degree
from Northwestern University in Chicago and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
In 1920, at age 6, she was one of the first people to travel across
country, from Chicago to Los Angeles, in a Model T Ford.
For 18 years she lived in Wellesley, Mass., and spent 10 years on Lake
Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.
An avid traveler, she met her husband on the Rotterdam during its two-month
maiden voyage around South America.
She was the widow of Todd Pope.
Family members include a son, Richard Pope of Southbury, Conn.; three
daughters, Carol Halstead and Sally Pope-Brown, both of New York City,
and Gayle Pope of Marina Del Ray, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the United
Church of Christ, 283 Main St. North, Southbury, Conn. Burial is private.
In memory of Todd and Betty Pope’s passion for exploring the world,
memorial contributions may be made to Reach the World, a non-profit organization
that provides expeditional learning experiences for underprivileged students,
329 East 82nd St., NY, NY 10028, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, South
Central CT Chapter, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.
Southbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert B. Winn
Advocate for the poor and disadvantaged
SANBORNVILLE — Robert B. Winn, 82, died Easter Sunday, April 15, 2001,
while receiving hospice care at the home of dear friends Vincent and Gloria
He was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Portsmouth, son of William and Ethel
(Dore) Winn. After graduating from Portsmouth High School in 1938, he worked
at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
In 1942, he married Lena Stevens of Packers Falls, Durham, to whom
he was devoted for 52 years until her death in 1994.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, working on the pipeline
of supplies to Russia through Iran. After the war, he worked as a district
sales manager for Canada Dry.
He earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from UNH in 1953
and began a long career in employment counseling and rehabilitation work.
He worked for the states of Maine and New Hampshire in their departments
of Vocational Rehabilitation. While working for the District of Columbia
DVR in 1970, he was awarded a certificate of appreciation for the “number
one hands-on placement of mentally and physically disabled persons” for
places over 100,000 population in the U.S.
Mr. Winn was a passionate advocate for the poor and disadvantaged all
his life and was proud of his many achievements for their benefit.
Family members include his brother, Alden Winn of Durham; his nephew,
Christopher Winn of North Berwick, Maine; his niece, Kathleen Jackson of
Dunedin, Fla.; his grandniece, Nicole Winn of Seattle; his grandnephew,
Jonathan Winn; and great-grandniece, Victoria Winn of San Diego, Calif.
A memorial service will be held with friends and family at his camp
on Lovell Lake at a later date, when weather permits.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.