By Lois Lumbra — 3/11-18, The Harley Bike Riders from Town have returned home after spending a week in Florida at the home of Randy and Stacey St.Onge. Their friends stayed with them during the week, George and Holly Riley, Roger Chauvin Jr., their niece Brook St. Onge and friend Bryant. Artie St.Onge and Jenny stayed with his mom Lorraine and kept her company during the evening hours. Lorraine will be coming home before Easter and looks forward to getting home. Stacey will be moving to her new St. Onge Construction Office on 3/27 across from Jolley’s Deli on Route 118.
3/17..Congratulations to Catherine O’Neill, she now has a new title to her name, she is a Great Grandmother to Great Granddaughter Nora O’Neill, of proud new parent Mike and Lisa O’Neill of Delaware, Ohio. Catherine (Kate) makes her home here in town on Oberland Valley Road. (How perfect!! A princess in pink to love and cherish. Congratulations !!)
3/21..Our Niece Pamela Martin Harris has returned home in So. Carolina after spending a month with her parents Bud and Roberta Martin in Enosburg. She got to shovel snow during our recent nor’easter storms and help her parents. She had fun visiting with her sisters, brother and cousins. She will return later in the Spring or early Summer to help with the outside gardening.
3/29..The Quilting Circle will meet at the home of Jeannette Sylvesters at noontime and everyone will bring their own lunch and we can sit around and chat while we eat. We will demonstrate to Sue Tillotson how to make pillow slips, as she has requested our help. We will make pot holders, bring in ShowNTell, and sunshine quilts, we have 10 sunshine quilts made for our goal of 25 for the year; and any other ideas that you might have on your mind. Thanks for the news SueP, I hope you ladies all have a wonderful day to chat, eat and sew.
There will be a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 8, at St.Isidore’s Parish Hall from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Walk ins are always welcome. To schedule an appointment call 1- 800-Red-Cross or email at redcrossblood.org Raffles and prizes donated by locals. Hosted by St.Isidore’s Parish and Montgomery Emergency Services.
Reminder: The United Methodist Women will have their Spring Rummage and Bake Sale on May 5, From 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. We are now accepting things and can be left on the Church steps at your convenience. 20 Fuller Bridge Road, Montgomery Village, Vt. Info call Lois at 326-4651.. If you have large household items and want to donate.
Happy Birthday to: Marty Lumbra, Brenda Combs 4/3; Lorraine Gillis 4/4; Ruth Piangrelli, Nancy Martinson 4/5; Jack Goss, Megan Stanley, Hubert Daberer, Richard & Chris Ryea, Joe St. Cyr, Alyssa Fuller, Denise Domina 4/6; Florence Vavoudis, Jesse Soule, Micky Doheny, Allen Hulbert 4/7.
Overheard… I know a girl that can play the piano by ear… Oh Really… I know a man that fiddles with his whiskers.
Have a nice week folks and next Sunday NO Fooling..its Easter Sunday!! M.L.T.A. God Bless!!!
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.