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Page 28 THE QUODDY TIDES DEER ISLAND SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING The Fair Isle Senior Citizens Club held their monthly meeting on Friday, March 2 in the Women's Institute Hall. Leonard- ville. The meeting opened by the Presi- dent, Mrs. Myrtle Richardson, singing of "'O Canada", followed by saying the Lord's Prayer in uniosn. Elma Black was in the secretary's chair due to the secretary being ill. Minutes were taken and roll was answered with a spring verse. Membership cards were given out. "Happy Birthday" was sung to Altha Lambert, it being her birthday in March. Twenty-five members and three visitors were present, Mrs. Selma Smith and hus- band Sydney and her sister were thor- oughly enjoyed. Mrs. Smith gave a very interesting and informative talk. There is to be a zone meeting on May 3 at Pennfield. 9:30 a.m. A Craft Fair and Antique Show Open House at St. Stephen Legion Hall will take place on Saturday, May 26. The cook book is coming along fine. Senior Citizens Month is June 1-30. The Drop-in Center was held Febru- ary 8, 15 and 22nd. A lot was done on the quilt and other crafts. The meeting closed with a pot luck supper with a beautifully decorated cake made by Elma Black with ice cream. The next meeting will be on April 6 at 7 p.m. All Seniors Welcome. Deer Island School grade 9 students are sponsoring a country music show on March 24th at the Mayfair Hall featuring singer George Justason; a fudge sate will also be held during intermission. Proceeds are for a class trip to Toronto. Show time is at 7:00 pan. AROUND AND ABOUT Belated congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Rickey (Kerry) Sa'ulnier on the birth of their daughter, Nadine Charity Ann, born at Dr. Chalmers Hospital, Frederic- ton on February 3 and weighing 5 lbs. 30ZS. Mr. Dale Richardson is in Fredericton staying at the home of his sister and fam- ily. Mr. and Mrs Hazen Calabrese. Dale is taking a six-week course in carpentry. at the Industrial Park College. Mr. and .Mrs. Richard Rogerson and two children. Angle and Rickey recently enjoyed a visit with friends in Connecti- cut. Mr. and Mrs. Hazen Calabrese and sons spent a few days recently at their cottage in Hibernia and visited with her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Richardson. Mrs. Debbie Thorne and sister, Miss Deidre Pendleton left on Friday for Florida where they will visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Payson Green. The outside of the credit union build- ing was finished recently and is an asset to the village of Lord's Cove with its rustic wood panels. To add to the finish- ing touch is the large lit-up sign sporting "Deer Island Credit Union". Brian Young and Dale Mitchell return- ed home this week after taking a tour trip to Israel and the Holy Land. Mr. and Mrs. Steadman Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Eynon and two children, Josh and Marcie Jane, enjoyed a trip to Attleboro, Mass. last week where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Stuart and family. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Pine of Rock- land, Me. were weekend guests of his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Greenlaw. Other guests were Mrs. Judy Vantassel, Mrs. Linda Camic and Miss Dorothy Lord. Mr. and Mrs. DeCosta Pine of Rock- land, Me. spent a few days recently at the home of her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Greenlaw. Mrs. Muriel Stuart was a recent lunch- eon guest of the Greenlaws. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Pine and son, Stephen and friend, Mark Benner of Rockland, Me. were recent guests of Mr. SMALL SEACOAST BOATS AND SKIPPERS Lillian-l. L. Wentworth, Fairhaven, Warren Sullivan, Eastport, Maine. Doris-Percy Conley, Leonardville, N.B. A bbie-Herb Fountain, Cumming's Cove, N.B. Elk-William Harris, Eastport. Frances William-"Jiber" Foley, Eastport. The Doris was lost coming out of Chance Harbour in collision with the Lillian. The A bbie sank off Beaver Harbour and the Elk sank. The only survivor was the Frances William. Foley ran clams in her in later years. CASARCO BOATS TAKEN OVER BY BOOTH FISHERIES FROM CANAD- IAN SARDINE CO. No. /-George and Byron Johnson, Leonardville, N.B. No. 2-Mariner Barker, Lord's Cove, N.B. No. 3 Rupert Craft, Dipper Harbour, N.B. TURN SPRING CLEANING "DUMPABLES" INTO "CASHABLE" with a Classified Ad. in THE QUODD Y TIDES Call Inez at 853-4806 or evenings at 853-6050 No. 4 A1 Cline, Leonardville, N.B. No. 5-Oliver Adams, Lambertville, N.B. No. 6-No information. No. 7-Glint Pendleton, Lord's Cove, N.B. No. 8-Chink Richardson, Richardson, N.B. No. 9-Roy Pendleton, Lambertville, N.B. No. 10 Henry Hooper, Chocolate Cove, N.B. No. //-Merle Matthews, L'Etete; A1 Cline, Deer Island. No. 14 Oliver Adams, Deer Island; Elmer Shirley, St. Andrews, N.B. LARGE SEACOAST BOATS AND SKIPPERS Sylvina Beal-Frankie Pendleton, Deer Island. Helen McColl- Harold Grew, Lord's Cove, Deer Island. Continental-Ed MacNeill, Leonardville, Deer Island. Conqueror-Ott Cline JACK HOLMES BOATS Eva 11. -Frank Calder, Deer Island; Rus- sell Martin, Deer Island. Bessie L.-William Martin, Deer Island. Many thanks to John Gilman for furnishing information. John is the son of the late Ray Gilman and grandson of the late John Adams. VANDALISM Recently the pool room on the upper floor of Victoria Hall, Fairhaven, was the victim of vandals. They broke windows, pulled doors from cupboards and kicked panels in on a full-size door. One wonders why? Will they stop there, or will they con- tinue on to the extent that it won't be safe to leave our homes. Mrs. Joyce Silvaggio Tel. 747-2117 and Mrs. Greg Buck and family in Saint John and Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Greenlaw. Recent dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Desmond Richardson were Mr. and Mrs. Kevin D'Entremont of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Heavy snowfalls last week and sleet, rain and cold temperatures this, have made going on foot and in vehicles very treacherous. With the first day of spring having been this week we can now expect the weather to start changing for the better Hope is Eternal! Pendleton picnic planned Saturday, July 28, 1984 has been set for a Bicentennial Birthday Party for descendants of Ward Pendleton and thetr friends. A meeting of the Ward Family Association at Lord's Cove, Deer Island approved plans for next summer's festivities to include hospitality house. for visitors to the Island, the traditional picnic and pilgrimage to the family island. Visitors are expected from across Canada and the U.S.A. Officers of the Association are Haydan Le aman, F rede ricton; Cleveland Pendle. ton, Saint John; and Marie Dolan, Deer Island. (Obituaries FRANCES Q. A. DIXON ALBERTA and GRAND MANAN- Frances Q. A. Dixon, 83, died at Fort Macleod, Alta.. She was born in North Head, Grand Manan, where she was rais- ed and attended school. She attended Normal School in Fred- ericton, N.B. and worked for many years in Saint John, N.B. before moving to Calgary in 1950. She and her husband, Ernest Dixon made their home in Fort Macleod where they operated Macleod Greenhouses for many years, retiring in 1970. She was active in Christ Church, a member of the Altar Guild and the A.C.W. She was active in the Macleod Social Cre- dit Group and the Canadian British Israel Assoc. She was very fond of music and played the piano. Survivors include her husband, Ernest, of Fort Macleod; one sister, Mrs. Maris Hogg of Fort Macleod; veral nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at Christ Church (Anglican) in Fort Macleod, Alta. with Rev. Derek Hoskin officiating. Inter- ment was at Union Cemetery in Fort Macleod. MARGARETTA GREEN NORTH HEAD, Grand Manan-Margar- etta Green, 73, died at Grand Manan Hos- pital. Formerly of Seal Cove, she was a resident of Ocean View Lodge, North Head. Born in Wales, she was the daugh- ter of Richard and Anne (Thomas) Jones. She had lived on Grand Manan all of her adult life. She was a member of the Seal Cove United Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Paige Green of Seal Cove; one son, David Tho- mas Green of Seal Cove; two sisters, Mrs. Edwin (Nancy) Wetmore of Hamp- ton and Mrs. Emyrs (Rachel) Jones of Wales; one brother, John Jones of St. Martins; and two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held in Seal Cove United Baptist Church with Pastor Rick Robinson officiating. Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Castalia. Donations may be made in her mem- ory to theCanadian Heart Foundation and the Gideon Memorial Bible Society. GERTRUDE MILLS DEXTER and LUBEC-Gertrude'(Par- ker) Mills, wife of George Douglas Mills, died March 13, 1984 at Dover-Foxcroft. She was borq in Lubec and graduated from Lubec High School. Survivors include her husband, George Douglas Mills of Dexter; a sister, Mrs. Adelia Elliott of Hartland; and a niece, Mary Ellen Bridges of Pittsfield. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Greenlawn Cemetery, Lubec. Donations may be made in her memory to the Pine Tree Society for Crippled Chil- dren, P.O. Box 518, Bath 04530. MRS. AVIS McFADDEN SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico and PEM- BROKE-Mrs. Avis McFadden, 93, died January 8, 1984 in San Juan, Puerto Rico She was born in Castle Hill, July 16, 1890, daughter of Lavander and Cora E. (Butler) Welts. She married Herbert J. McFadden and lived for 10 years in Presque Isle. They later moved to Pembroke, where she lived for 20 years until her husband's death. She was active in the People's Metho- dist Church Guild and the local grange in Pembroke. She had resided in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the past 30 years with her daughter, Harriet and sqn-in-law, Carlos Guzman Acosta. Survivors include her daughter, Hartie Acosta of San Juan, Puerto Rico;two grandchildren, Cora Lee of San Juan and Carlos of New York City; many nieces and nephews. Religious services were said by the Rev. Victor Burset of the St. John Epis- copal Cathedral in San Juan, Puerto Rico Interment was in Clarkside Cemetery, Pembroke. ELDRED KNIGHT LUBEC-Eldred Knight, 74, died March 7, 1984 at a Calais hospital. She was born in Luhec, November 24, 1909, the daughter of Frank and Annie (Pine) Cook. Survivors include one niece, Mrs. Joan Thompson of Calais; two nephews, Mr. Doug Clark of Lubec and Mr. Frank L. Clark of Belfast. -- Graveside committal services will be held at the Olson Cemetery, Lubec, in the spring. Those who wish may make contribu- tions in her memory to the Lubec Region al Medical Center or the Lubec Ambu- lance. LEROY W. BROWN EDMUNDS-Leroy Brown, 84, hus- band of Evelyn (Cox) Brown, died March 15, 1984 at a Machias hospital after a long illness. He was born in Camden, Oct 15, 1899, the son of Herbert and Maude (Huntley) Brown. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn (Cox) Brown of Edmunds; two sons, Willard A. of South Thomaston and Thin land of Cherryfield; two brothers, Will&rc L. of Camden and Charles L. of Homo- sassa, Fla.; four grandchildren, one great- grandchild, several nieces and nephews, Cremation was in Mount Hope Ceme- tery, Bangor. Graveside services will be: held at the South Edmunds Cemetery in the spring. Friends who wish may make donation in his memory to the Dennysville Ambu- lance or the ,.merican Legion Post No,.= 196. HARRY L. TUCKER MIDDLETOWN, R.l.-Harry L. Tuck- er, 68, died unexpectedly March 14, 19.84 at his home. : Mr. Tucker, a federal civil service ad- ministrative officer for about 35 years, had worked at the Naval War College and retired from the Naval Education and . Training Center in 1970. . He was a Navy veteran of World II and a member of St. Paul's Lodge Masons. He was born in Eastport, April 19, , ,1915, a soft of Warren and Susan New, man Tucker. Survivors include his wife, Aleath Le is Tucker of Middletown, R.I.; a son, Gila'. ald W. Tucker of Middletown; R.I.; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Camick of Eastpott and Mrs. Edna Cebula of Staten Island, N.Y. ; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services took place in the : Memorial Funeral Home, Newport, R.L Burial was in Newport Memorial Park,. R.I.