News from Montgomery 10/16/16

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By Lois Lumbra — 10/16, Been a day of a little rain, sunshine, clouds, and wind. We celebrated Laity Sunday at Church today, Merle VanGieson led the service in the absence of our Pastor. Taking part in the service was, Klaus Voos, Vivian Deuso, and Sandy Bowman. After our Fellowship time, it was almost time to head to the Turkey Dinner at St.Isidore’s Parish Hall. That was a lot of work for all the cooks, all the tables were full at the first setting, and a few for the second setting. I volunteered to help out if they needed me, and I was called upon to help serve and that was very rewarding and fun for me. As far as I know they did not run out of any food. It was all so delicious!!! THANKS TO ALL THAT WORK SO WELL TOGETHER AND PUT ON A GREAT MEAL!!! Also THANKS to everyone serving, cleaning tables, etc. I do not want anyone to go unnoticed as everyone was important to get everyone fed and you all did a SUPER JOB!!! Thanks Everyone!!!

Last Saturday (10/8) Robert Gendron and Gary Wetherbee installed the new sign at the Montgomery for the Arts. We would like to Thank Robert for donating his time and energy making this beautiful sign. Gary helped with the installation and securing of the sign. Without the generous help of our Community we could not tackle this project. THANK-YOU, Robert and Gary!!! The sign looks fantastic!

10/11, The 500 Card Club met at the home of Betsy Snider, hosted by Lois Lumbra, we all gathered at 11:30 to have an early luncheon, Lois had prepared a veggie/beef soup, homemade bread, and a oatmeal cake with the coconut frosting, she had snacks of crackers and cheese and Halloween candy. The playing went well for many and not so well for others, but that’s the way it goes. Carmen Scott had high score, second high went to Therese Begnoche, and most horses was won by Betsy, she and Linda VanGieson had the same amount and drew high card for the winner. Betsy will host the November meeting.

Helen (Lamoureux) Armour and daughter Donna Hurd from Harrington, Delaware were here for a week visiting family, Joanne Kane, Susie and Dick Ewins, Maggie Elkins, Paul and Dorothy Lamoureux, Grace and Bill Jones and her friends. Maggie had Helen, Donna, Gracie and Bill for dinner on Wednesday, they had a delicious meal and an enjoyable visit after. Gracie and Bill mentioned on their way up from Essex the foliage was so beautiful all the way up through Belvidere into Montgomery. Helen and Donna got to enjoy the foliage during their traveling around visiting before returning home.

Billy and Denise Baker, Bruce and Marlene Mercy, Hans and Laura Cramer, Larry Letourneau and Anita Woodward, all enjoyed their week at Fryeburg, Maine. They enjoying going annually during the Fryeburg Fair.

10/13, Eleven members of the Green Mountain Ruby Reds had made a special date with the owners of “Phineas Swann” Darren and Lynn Drevik to come and enjoy a morning brunch. We all enjoyed a delicious-delicious French toast with a blackberry syrup or maple syrup, served with sausage. There was fresh fruit, four kinds of juices, coffee or tea. I said its so delicious, I wish I were a dog so I could lap my plate clean. From all of us lovely ladies to Darren and Lynn, THANK-You so very much!!

Alfred Fernald is here from Conn. came up on Amtrak, to spend a few days with his son Paul and family on West Hill.

Montgomery Town Selectboard will be holding informational meetings regarding the upcoming Bond Vote for the new Town Office Building. The first meeting will be Thursday November 10, at 7 p.m. at the Town/Grange Hall. The second meeting will be on Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at the Town/Grange Hall. The Bond Vote will be on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. At the Town/Grange Hall. Early Absentee Voting Now Available.

Happy Birthday to: Marijki Dollois 10/23, John Cluba 10/24, John Harrocks 10/26, Colby Marshall 10/27, Clay Elkins 10/29.

Anniversary Wishes to John and Margie Harrocks 10/26.

Q. why are ghosts bad liars? A. You can see right through them. Why do witches wear name name tags? A. To know which witch is which!!

Reminder of the Rummage Sale, Saturday, October 22, 8 a.m. – 11, at the United Methodist Church. We had a lot of nice things left over from our Oct. 8th Sale and we also have more that has come in for this Saturday’s Sale. Hope to see you there!!!

Have a nice week and God Bless!!


Lois Lumbra
Lois Corse Lumbra

Lois was born in 1941, growing up in Fletcher, Vermont, where she attended a one-room school for her first 8 years. Lois later married Francis “Sonny” Lumbra in 1959 and raised a happy family.

The two started out in Montgomery on North Hill at the dairy farm where Sonny was born, moving to their home in the village in 1965 where they both live to this day.

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