Hat­ley- Stanstead Women’s In­sti­tute Spring Meet­ings

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TheHat­ley-Stanstead Women’s In­sti­tute met at the home of Irene and Gor­don Humphrey in Hat­ley on April 9th, at 10 a.m. Phyl­lis wel­comed ev­ery­one and thanked Irene for host­ing our group and Barb for be­ing co host­ess. As we all en­joyed a cup of cof­fee, muffins and cran­berry cof­fee cake, we wished a Happy Birth­day to Barb, who will be cel­e­brat­ing at the end of the month. Phyl read an ar­ti­cle about the first Earth Day cel­e­brated April 22nd, 1970. The Motto was; Let us not just live to learn, let us also learn to live. The Col­lect, Salute to our flag and the Lord’s Prayer were re­peated in uni­son. Six mem­bers an­swered the Roll Call by bring­ing a recipe us­ing Maple Syrup. Birth­day, tea money, coins for friend­ship and monthly dues were col­lected. Sec­re­tary Barb He­witt read the min­utes of the March meet­ing. Busi­ness aris­ing, was dis­cussing the School Break­fast Pro­grams, Me­mo­rial Book needs to be up­dated, Do­na­tion to the Me­mo­rial Fund and Con­ven­tion. We had re­ceived a Thank You from Ayer’s Cliff School for their food box which con­tained food for their break­fast pro­gram. A Thank You from Vera Sisco for think­ing of her with Valen­tine thoughts. A com­mu­niqué from Norma Sher­rer “Grow­ing a Health­ier You for April” Con­grat­u­lat­ing Vol­un­teers in our com­mu­ni­ties. A Quote “Vol­un­teers are not paid - not be­cause they are worth­less, but be­cause they are price­less” anony­mous. Com­mit­tee Re­ports: Agri­cul­ture, Phyl­lis read The His­tory of Maple Syrup in Que­bec. Also an ar­ti­cle de­fend­ing Parsnips, a veg­etable used many years ago for health ben­e­fits.

– Passed away April 27th 2014 at the age of 73. Wife of 46 years to the late James Jory. She leaves be­hind her 5 chil­dren; Arthur, Reg, Wayne, Re­becca and Jac­que­lynn as well as many grand­chil­dren and great­grand­chil­dren, her brother Jim and sis­ters Kay and Eleanor. Orig­i­nally from B.C., Pat and Jim adopted Stanstead as their home for over 40 years. She largely con­trib­uted to the com­mu­nity do­ing vol­un­teer work and help­ing fam­i­lies in need. She has touched so many people’s lives, set­ting an ex­am­ple of strength, per­se­ver­ance and stead­fast­ness. She will be greatly missed by her friends and fam­ily both nearby and across Canada. There will be a fu­neral ser­vice May 24th at 3 p.m. at La Salle du Roy­aume des Té­moins de Jého­vah, 48 Chemin Cou­ture, Ma­gog, Que­bec.

– Passed away at the Santé de la MRC Coat­i­cook on Sun­day, May 18th, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved hus­band of the late Shirley Adam and dear fa­ther of; Diane (the late Mar­cel Fournier), Daniel (Monique Gil­bert), Jo­hane, and Michel (Marie Roy); lov­ing grand­fa­ther to, Eric, Patrick, Shannon, Marco, Cather­ine, Marie Lyne, Alexandre, Stephanie and Melissa. Aure­lien will also be sadly missed by his great-grand­chil­dren, other and friends. There will be visi­ta­tion in the pres­ence of his ashes at the

Cass Fu­neral Home 545 Duf­ferin, Stanstead from 9 to 11 a.m. on Fri­day, May 23rd, 2014 fol­lowed by a cel­e­bra­tion of his life in the fu­neral home. The fam­ily wishes to thank the per­son­nel of the Héberge­ment at the CLSC St. Cather­ine for the won­der­ful care given to our fa­ther. As a trib­ute to his mem­ory, do­na­tions made to the Foun­da­tion de Cen­tre de Santé et de Sources So­ci­aux of the MRC, Coat­i­cook Inc. would be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated by the fam­ily. Jean spoke about The Univer­sity of Ver­mont thin­ning out maple sapling trees by drain­ing their sap, when they are very small. Irene had an ar­ti­cle from the Town­ship Sun about Gor­don’s friend Henry. A Very Spe­cial Bird. A mem­ber re­marked how they en­joyed the baby pic­tures of Prince Ge­orge. Rev. Doreen on Health and Com­mu­nity spoke about the re­cent Elec­tion re­sults and we were happy that Pierre Reid was elected to his seat. She also spoke about how happy and lucky we will be to have a Health Care Cen­tre in Ayer’s Cliff this fall. We had twenty-one sunny days in March, and Doreen was ex­cited to col­lect for her Sun­shine Bank. Our branch de­cided to sell flow­ers for Ve­sey’s again this Spring. We will get our or­ders in to Bar­bara by May 1st. Af­ter lunch Bar­bara showed us how to do a craft. The May 1st, 2014 meet­ing came along very quickly. We were very happy to meet at the lovely home of Scotty Miller in the St Fran­cois Manor. Phyl­lis wel­comed the mem­bers and a spe­cial thank you to Scotty for invit­ing us. Scotty the

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A grave­side ser­vice will be held for

on May 24th, 2014 at Crys­tal Lake Ceme­tery, Stanstead at 2 p.m., with Rev. Lise Kuzmin­ska of­fi­ci­at­ing. Re­fresh­ments at the Stanstead South Church hall fol­low­ing the ser­vice.

A me­mo­rial grave­side ser­vice for

will be held on May 24th, 2014 at 2 p.m. at The Elm­wood Ceme­tery in Sher­brooke.

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