News from Montgomery 8/26/18

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By Lois Lumbra — 8/10… Howard and Kathy King and Kathy’s sister Geraldine Jewett went to Branch Brook Campsite with their camper in Thomaston, Ct., to visit family and friends while there for the week had visitors everyday. Granddaughter Denielle Gamelin and her daughter Carter Mulville and her friend Ryder Mulville and her boyfriend Conor Mulville, and their dog Soot. Visits from granddaughter Devon Gamelin, daughter Leslie G., Daughter Lori Young and her husband Kenny. Granddaughter Michelle Young and her boyfriend Michael Boucher, her daughter Morgan Young, son Cameron Young, Denielle’s friend from N.Y. Katherine Jlainer. Kathy’s daughter Lisa and Anthony Sebastiano and Kathy’s niece Pat Blasl; Howard’s sister Judy and husband Howie Sears. Then Sat. Aug. 18 we came north, and went to Eden Lake and left the camper for Lori, Kenny and Morgan Cameron until Wed. 8/22

Saturday night 8/18 they had cousins visiting.

Tuesday, 8/21 Howard fried up some trout for us and Kathy’s brother Wayne and wife Evelyn Jewett came and enjoyed the evening with us. We all enjoyed the week away and will try and make this an annual event/vacation.

Therese Begnoche and her sister Cecile went to Kingsey Falls Quebec for a Nadeau reunion. From there we went to St George de Beauce to visit an Aunt, then to Lenoxville to see an Uncle and Cousins, then onto ScotsTown where we lived as young children for nine years. We came back through Canaan to see another Uncle. We had a very nice four days touring and visiting.

8/22, Sonny and I had a surprise visit from my sister Maureen and husband Ed Patterson from Tennessee, they were up to Ed’s hunting camp for a few weeks in Duxbury, Vt. While they are in Vermont they plan of visiting family and friends and plan on attending the wedding of our niece in September before returning to TN.

8/23… Linda and Merle Van Gieson enjoyed an afternoon visit with her brother Sonny and his wife Theresa Towle in St.Albans, and their daughter Jane Towle was up from Virginia visiting her parents. They enjoyed their visit and lunch together, and then played cards for awhile before returning home.

8/25… It was a busy day here Saturday with the Farmers Market, Trinkets and Treasures Lawn Sale, Lawn and Porch Sale on Route 118. it was a nice warm
day and every one got out and enjoyed the sales and weather.

Sincere Sympathy is extended to June Abramowitz in the loss of her brother James Marshall of Essex. (May the Love, Prayers and Support of your Friends help during this difficult time, God Bless!!)

The Montgomery Center for the Arts has the pleasure to invite you to the Opening “DALLIANCES.” An exhibition featuring a dialogue between Art and The Written Word,!! Featuring the Creative Genius of Jerry Johnson, Tony Whedon and Gustav Verderber. The Event will take place Saturday, September 8th at 6 p.m. at the MCA, #2 Mountain Road, Montgomery Center, Vt. Admission is Free. Wine and Cheese will be served. Gallery hours will be Sat.-Sunday 12 till 4 during the month of September for more information email

Happy Birthday to Marion Charles 9/2; Sonny Cote, Derrick Butler 9/3; Andrew Bimm, Allison Bowen 9/4; Jamie Buttendorf 9/8.

Anniversary wishes to: Mike and Louise Celantano, Jesse and Karen Soule 9/1.

A young couple invited their elderly pastor for Sunday dinner. While they were in the kitchen preparing the pastor decided to talk with the couples young son. He asked “what are we having to eat,? “GOAT” the little boy replied. “Are you sure about that” the pastor asked. “YEP” said the little boy. “I heard Dad say to Mom “Today will be a perfect day to have that Old Goat for dinner!!”

It has been a nice Sunday afternoon, a little rain and now the sun is trying to come again. Hope it clears off and we can see the full moon tonight 8/26.

Have a nice week and M.L.T.A. (Remember to share your news with me) HP

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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