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United Baptist Ladies Aux­il­iary re­sumes meet­ings

The Amherst News - - CUMBERLAND COUNTY - Mar­garet Reid Mar­garet Reid writes for the Wil­liams­dale area for the Amherst News.

It has been a busy time for us. One of our sons, Derek Reid of Ot­tawa, was home to spend a few days with us and close up the cottage for win­ter. Wendy made one of her fa­mous, fish fry sup­pers and Wayne Reid of Pug­wash also en­joyed sup­per with us.

John Duffy and Wen­dell and Mar­garet Reid were present with the fam­ily and friends of the late Mar­garet Hal­l­i­day (Weather­bee) when she was laid to rest in the Mil­l­vale United Cemetery re­cently. Mar­garet was the daugh­ter of the late Richard and Rosie Weather­bee, who along with their fam­ily were res­i­dents of Wil­liams­dale for many years. Sin­cere sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to her fam­ily and friends.

The United Baptist Ladies Aux­il­iary re­cently met at the home of El­iz­a­beth and John Stew­art in Ox­ford. As this was our first meeting since the sum­mer break, there were many items of busi­ness to be dis­cussed and plans are be­ing made for a spe­cial Christ­mas ser­vice.

Linda and Alvord Stew­art, as well as Wen­dell and Mar­garet Reid, were among those who at­tended an even­ing of mu­sic which was held in the Went­worth Re­cre­ation Cen­tre and hosted by Vonetta Chouinard. There was a won­der­ful lineup of very ta­lented peo­ple and ev­ery­one was treated to a delicious piece of cake dur­ing in­ter­mis­sion.

Many peo­ple gath­ered for a Thanks­giv­ing ser­vice ear­lier this month, which was held in the Went­worth United Baptist. Spe­cial mu­sic for the oc­ca­sion was by the Teas­dales and after the ser­vice ev­ery­one was in­vited for a delicious lunch and a time of fel­low­ship.

Wen­dell and Mar­garet Reid en­joyed brunch with Faye Cloney on Oct. 16. Mar­garet’s nephew and his wife, Jim and Pam Mor­ri­son of On­tario, spent a few days vis­it­ing with Faye Cloney and sev­eral of her fam­ily.

Wen­dell and Mar­garet Reid, Bruce and Lorna Stew­art, Alvord and Linda Stew­art, were among the many folks who at­tended a re­cent ser­vice in the Thom­son United Church. Spe­cial mu­sic for the even­ing was pre­sented by the United Church Choir of Ox­ford. A delicious lunch was served fol­low­ing the ser­vice.

Sup­per guests re­cently with Wendy Reid, Wen­dell and Mar­garet Reid was their son Wayne Reid of Pug­wash, as well as spe­cial friends, Beth and Harry Crouse of Folly Lake. Ev­ery­one en­joyed a delicious sup­per as well as a good visit with friends.

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