News from Montgomery 5/15/17

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By Lois Lumbra — 5/9… The 500 Card club met at the lovely home of Linda van Gieson’s on West Hill. Linda had everyone come and she prepared a luncheon for everyone. During our time of eating we all have a time to chit-chat and lots of laughter. The game starts at 1 p.m. and Linda had high score for the afternoon (3540), Rita St.Onge had second high (3500), low score was Jo Cota (1140), most horses went to Helen Parent (6). Subs for the afternoon were Rita, in the absence of Connie McFarland, Roberta Morin played for Sue Cherrier… who was enjoying some time in Florida, Helen Parent was playing for Lorraine Gillis. Sue Peters will host the June meeting at her home. We all had a wonderful afternoon and we all loved seeing the big goose swimming around on their pond.

“Our Town”

It’s a nice place to settle down,
People stop to chat in the local grocery store,
the post-office’s parking lot, or even it’s front door in our town.

Everyone knows you by your name,
In cities people pass each other as they hurry about, and it’s not the same.

Our town has a certain pride.
It’s a friendly community to reside.
Some young people will probably move elsewhere since they feel that their
future, would be at a loss here, and not a gain.
But as for me, our Town is where, I’ll remain.

It’s true that one’s economic livelihood’s input is important to maintain life,
Yet, money isn’t everything, and it’s so often the cause, of unhappiness and strife.

The beauty of our Town can be seen, and because , most are sensible, our
Town will survive.
It’s the quality not the quantity from our family and friends that make us
What we are, and such energy and ingredients are worthwhile, and
They keep our Town alive.

Written and shared by Esther Varela of Town.

Sincere Sympathy to the Family and Friends of Romeo Lamore, Romeo passed away this week on 5/11. Our Love and friendship to his family, hoping it will be a comfort to all of you. God Bless!!

Looking ahead..the first “Farmer’s Market” will be held on May 27th at the lawn of the Historical Society here in town. Watch the ads for more info.

Montgomery Memorial Day Commemorative will be held May 29, starting at 10 a.m. at the upper/newer section of the Center Cemetery. It will include Roll Call, a wreath laying and Military Honors by Enosburg American Legion Post 42. Light refreshments follow the service. Sponsored by the M. Historical Society.

Happy birthday to: Keishya Brooks-Fiore 5/22; Billy Baker Jr., Alexis Lefebrve 5/23; Frank Elkins, Kelly Elkins-Maxfield 5/24, Jeannette Sylvester, Ashley Cota, Flynn Paradee 5/25; Paul Chauvin 5/26, Gunnar Hess 5/27.

Anniversary Wishes to…Jon & Joan Ramey, and Tony and Sue Peters 5/27.

Today all Mother’s were sent nice thoughts of Love and remembered in some special way, 5/14.

New Meanings…Beauty Parlor; a place where women curl up and dye. Dust: Mud with the juice squeezed out.

This is all for now… have a nice week… M.L.T.A.

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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