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Ruth Harris keeps busy with church activities and friends.


Barbara Rowe Freese and John '42 shared memories of the earthquake and the 1938 Hurricane when they were students. Norma Parker Woods was unable to attend the Keene gathering this time. Irene Nelson Koski attends the Cheshire County retired teachers luncheons regularly. She was the secretary of the group for more than 20 years.

Chet Brach goes to California often to visit his son. He enjoys going to Pembroke Academy games to see his twin grandsons play. He also plays cribbage at the American Legion.

Virginia Rollins Flint was grand marshal for Milan's Old Home Day Parade. Her family came from Alaska, California, and other points to celebrate her 90th birthday.

Irene Nelson Koski attended the annual Finn Fest in Duluth, Minnesota. She was honored by the Cheshire County Retired Education Association for her 19 years as recording secretary.

Eleanor Price Johnson visited family in Utah.

Barbara Jeffery Stimson was pleased to receive her 40-year pin from Delta Kappa Gamma.

IN MEMORIAM: Eloise Smith '41
May 14, 2009
Ormond Beach, FL

IN MEMORIAM: Elese W. Tarris '41
November 27, 2009
Arlington, VA


Ruth Callender Lee spends summer in New Hampshire. She is in good health and has much to be thankful for.

IN MEMORIAM: Shirley Blinn '42
June 24, 2009
Keene, NH


Caroline Pregent thanks Norma Walker '51 and the alumni staff for the continued good attendance at Golden Circle lunches. Caroline has been volunteering at the alumni center. The building of the new center is progressing rapidly, and it's going to be a beautiful place for future alumni functions.

Lois Moore Querim's husband celebrated his 90th birthday.

Professor Lawrence Benaquist, who is compiling a movie on the history of KSC, interviewed Pat Thompson Shedd. He was interested in Pat's contributions to World War II.

Louise Perkins has two sons in the armed forces. One son is deployed and the other has returned home. Her daughter plans to move back to New Hampshire. Louise enjoys volunteering at the alumni center.


Constance Fullam leads a busy life in a retirement community in New York. Family is nearby.

Pricilla Sargent went to a family reunion with 47 family members. She travels often.

IN MEMORIAM: Marion Provencher Packard '44
October 28, 2009
Dalton, NH


Nancy Scripture Ashford was spied in Peterborough recently as she enjoyed the craft fairs held at the local churches. Nancy attended a couple of the Golden Circle luncheons this past summer with a sister of another KSC alum. Always nice to have Carolyn Wynott Goodwill and Grete Meienborn Rule with us at the luncheons. A special "thank you" to Carolyn Lang Jeffrey and her husband, Roy, for the class letter they wrote about Reunion '10. They have been supporters of the Golden Circle over the years and have even celebrated a wedding anniversary at a lunch.

Barbara Manning Gregoire is living is California for the winter. Five of six grandchildren live there.

IN MEMORIAM: Barbara Stone '45
November 3, 2009
Palm Bay, FL

IN MEMORIAM: Blanche Loch '45
December 8, 2009
Exeter, NH


Eleanor Zahner plans trips all over the world for individuals and groups.


Joyce Jernberg is home after spending more than two months in the hospital and rehab center following a serious car accident. She is almost as good as new!


Faith Armington says her 60th reunion was one of her best memories of the year. She is proud of Keene State.

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