Epsom NH News

October 28, 2009


 

Epsom Public Library News


The Epsom Public Library will be hosting a Holiday American Girl Tea Party on Saturday, November 14th at 1:30 p.m. Girls and their guests are invited to a fun afternoon of proper English tea, complete with finger sandwiches, desserts and tea/punch. Dress up in your favorite holiday outfit and bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal. The American Girl doll was created in 1986 to educate and entertain young girls about American history. The library will also be having a raffle for the new Historical American Girl Doll, Rebecca Ruben, complete with a handmade outfit made by Nancy Yeaton.


Tickets will be available at the library. The tea is free but reservations are required as seating will be limited. For information or reservations call the library at 736-9920.


Story Time continues on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. The children listen to stories, sing songs and enjoy simple crafts. November themes will include the Pilgrims, Native Americans and Thanksgiving.


Toddler Time continues on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 10-7 and Saturday, 9-1.

 


 

Valley Artisans Current Events


Florence Parlangeli and Donna Tracy are our Artisans for the month of November.


Flo specializes in the art of jewelry design and makes mostly necklaces and earrings. She uses pastel and eclectic beads to create amazing one of a kind creations you would be proud to own and wear. Flo is also a very talented landscape painter and has a few of her paintings at our shop.


Donna Tracy is our soap, lotion, bath salts and oils specialist. Her display is colorful and fragrant, her soaps are great for women and men; she also has soaps for children with little toys in the center, a great way to get the kids to wash!


Both artisans will be donating an item to the Free Raffle at Valley Artisans. Go to our website at: www.valleyartisansnh.com.


On November 7th and 8th, NH Made Open Doors will be happening at Valley Artisans. Many goodies to be eaten, and a free gift with purchase.


Our hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Phone number, 603-736-8200. 10 Goboro Rd. Epsom, NH. 1/4 mile east from the Epsom Traffic Circle, Rts. 4 & 202. Take a left at the first light.

 


 

SAU #53 Preschool Child Screening


The SAU #53 School Districts will be sponsoring  a Preschool Child Screening for children living in the SAU #53 Districts of Allenstown, Chichester,  Deerfield, Epsom and Pembroke on October 29, 2009, at the Pembroke Hill School. The Preschool Child Screening is designed to locate children, three to six years of age, who have special needs that may require special attention. Professionals will screen overall development in motor, cognitive and language skills.


Parents who would like their child to be screened, please call Sandy Ramsay at 485-5187 to make an appointment.

 


Obituaries


 

Philip A. Tumey


Epsom - Philip A. Tumey, 68, of Elm Street, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, surrounded by his family, at Concord Hospital after a short illness.


Born in Cohasset, Mass., on June 3, 1941, he was the son of Philip D. and Daisy (White) Tumey. He was a 1959 graduate of Cohasset High School and spent most of his life in Massachusetts, moving to Epsom six years ago.


Mr. Tumey had been employed as an auto mechanic for several Dodge dealerships and auto parts stores. After his retirement, Phil continued to work part time for Auto Parts International as a delivery driver.


Proud of his military service, he spent 23 years in the Massachusetts National Guard 1058th Transport Unit out of Hingham, Mass., and was called to active duty in Kuwait in support of Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm. He was a member of the Elwood O. Wells American Legion Post in Epsom.


He was also a member of the First Congregational Church in Rockland, Mass., and the New Rye Union Congregational Church in Epsom. In addition, he had volunteered with various community activities, including the Rochester Soup Kitchen and the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. He enjoyed traveling and, above all, being with his family.


Members of his family include his wife of 46 years, Judith N. (Mowll) Tumey of Epsom; a son, Glen Tumey of Taunton, Mass.; three daughters, Beth Sage of Rockland, Heather Bullard and her husband, David, of Marshfield, Mass., and Kirsten Guerrero and her husband, Arturo, of Rockland; 11 grandchildren, Christie Tumey and her fiance, Ryan Layton, Jenna, Kyle, Colin, Kelley, Ramona and Derrik Sage, Tristan and Griffith Bullard, and Lydia and Garritt Guerrero; two sisters, Jane Lindsey of Rockland and Elizabeth Blair of Cohasset, Mass.; and nieces and nephews.


Services were held Tuesday, October 27, 2009,   at the New Rye Union Congregational Church and Burial with military honors was held at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.


Memorial donations may be made to New Rye Union Congregational Church, P.O. Box 217, Epsom 03234.


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