News from Montgomery 3/19/17

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By Lois Lumbra — What a gorgeous few days of sunshine after all that snow that was dumped on us this week. There were many different totals that accumulated around Town, anywhere from 2 feet – 4 ½ feet. Up on Black Falls Road, North Hill and West Hill got slammed. Now, with a few days with the sunshine it is disappearing fast. The sap is once again dripping away on the tree that is tapped here on our lawn.

3.19..Our daughter’s Penny and Veronica and her husband Andre’ DeSaintPhalle came and had dinner with us. We were celebrating Andre’s Birthday. He wanted a lemon meringue pie and we had one for dinner and I had made one for him to take home as he will celebrate his special day on the 20th. We had a nice time chatting after we ate. Later, heard from son Frank and he and Karen are purchasing a house in Chester, N.H. THEY are very excited and happy.

3/4/2017..Heather Maciag and Cody Eamanuel became proud parents to a son Lyric Fisher. He was born at Copley Hospital in Morrisville. Congratulations!! A baby boy, how sweet!! May he fill your home with joy. Warmest wishes to you all.

3/13.. Lars and Rachel (Patterson) Hardy and their children Rowan and Brielle, lost their home and all its contents to a fire on this day shortly after everyone had gone to work. We your friends about Town are all deeply saddened. Benefit Dance for the Hardy Family. There will be a benefit at the Dairy Center on Friday, March 24; SILENT AUCTION WILL BEGIN AT 7 P.M. WITH MUSIC AT 8 P.M.. There will be a donation of $10. at the door. Contributions can be made by sending to, All Saints Church, 152 Main Street, Richford, Vt. 05476 Attn Kelly Lagasse.

3/19..Matt and Mary Tryhorne have returned home after a fabulous time in the U.S British Virgin Island, they enjoyed an eight day sailing course that was wonderful and the weather was so beautiful. Their daughters Adeline and Laurel got to entertain their grandparents, David and Sally Tryhorne of Enosburg while their parents were away.

The Montgomery Historical Society annually awards a Scholarship to a graduating High School Student and/or home schooled student pursuing further studies. Application forms are now available on-line at then select “scholarship” link. Deadline for submission is May 1st.


Happy Birthday to: Allen Baker 3/26, Daren Drevik 3/27, Katie Brooks 3/30.

Hi. Niecey Pamela, will be seeing you soon while you are here from Texas. Enjoy yourself while here in the COLD. I hope it warms up for you while you are here visiting your parents Bud and Roberta Martin.

J How do you make the number one disappear? Just add a G to it and its gone. Why to melons have to get married in Church? Because they cantaloupe.

That’s all for this week folks.


God Bless us all!!

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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