Epsom NH News

November 22, 2017


On Wednesday, November 29 at 1:30, the library will be showing the film “Their Finest.”  This story takes place in 1940 London which is in the middle of the Blitz and morale is low.  A novice screenwriter is tasked with the job of making a film that will lift the spirits of the nation and possibly inspire America to join the war.  This film has been described as a smart, witty --- top notch British comedy.



On Friday night, December 8th, from 6:00-7:30 pm, the Epsom Bible Church youth group will be holding a kids’ Christmas Mini-Mall at 398 Black Hall Rd. in Epsom.  Children ages 3-11 will be able to shop for their parents, siblings, and other family and friends.  The children will pick out their gifts and wrap them while their parents enjoy refreshments.  All gifts are $1.00.  We hope to see you there for this fun Christmas event!  For more information, please call the church at 736-9354.



Evergreen Lodge #53, Ivy Green Lodge #36 and friends are offering digital photos with Santa on Saturday, December 2nd at the Epsom Public Library from 10:30 am to 1 pm. There will be crafts for the children, cookie decorating, refreshments and a Christmas tree raffle. Plan to join the fun and help with local holiday outreach!


For info call the Benner’s at 736-4707.



The Northwood CrankPullers Snowmobile Club will be hosting a Snowmobile Safety Course for ages 12-15 at the Lake Shore Farm (275 Jenness Pond Rd, Northwood) on Saturday, December 2nd from 8 am to 3 pm. Lunch will be provided. To register, contact Jeremy DeTrude @ 603-833-7063 (no charge for course but donations are always welcome).  Space is limited so call early. And as always, we really appreciate our landowners and are always looking for new members. www.northwoodcrankpullers.com



Thank You


I want to thank everyone who attended my surprise 70th birthday bash held on November 11th at the American Legion Hall in Epsom. Thanks to everyone for all the cards and gifts I received. Special thanks to my wife of 47 years for keeping this special day a complete surprise from me.


Richard Fifield




Make Someone’s Holiday Car Giveaway!


L & K Capitol Car Mart, dba Autosmith Car Company, located in Epsom, New Hampshire, is proud to announce their 2017 car giveaway. 


Do you know someone deserving who could use a hand up?  Someone who works hard? Or just fallen on to some hard times?  Someone who’s life would be improved by being given a new to them or or upgraded ride of their own?   Tell us why and submit your nomination!


We will be awarding a pre-owned vehicle to one deserving person.  All candidates need to be nominated by a member of their circle of family, friends, or community. Entries must provide the nominators name and telephone number, and the nominees name, address and telephone number. All nominees will be reviewed by an independent panel, and although it may be difficult to choose only one, the winner will be awarded the car on Friday, December 15, 2107.  


Nominations must be submitted in writing.  Please limit to two pages maximum.


Nominations must be received by December 1, 2017 and can be submitted one of two ways..


Email: autosmithcargiveaway@gmail.com


Regular Mail: Car Giveaway, Autosmith Car Company, 96 Old Turnpike Rd, Epsom, NH 03234


All nomination letters will become the property of Autosmith Car Company.  All information and claims may be validated by the committee.


Nominees must be at least eighteen years old, a New Hampshire resident, and hold a valid New Hampshire driver’s license.  We do not discriminate against race, religion, creed or gender.


For complete rules and privacy statement, go to www.autosmithcar.com




Walter C. Mack

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EPSOM- Mr. Walter C. Mack, 80, of Epsom, passed away peacefully in the care of the Concord Hospice House on November 10, 2017.


Born in Manchester, Walter was the son of the late Wilfred and Viola (Mason) Mack. He was raised and educated in Epsom, was a graduate of Pembroke Academy and resided here his entire life.


Walter worked as a self-employed contractor for many years. In earlier years, he was a Boy Scout Leader for Troop #80. He was an active member of the 4-H Club and served as a Club Leader for several years. Walter started the Merrimack County and Rockingham County Swine Clubs and served as swine judge at several local fairs. He was the past superintendent of the Hopkinton and Deerfield Fairs. He was a former member of the Epsom Fire Department and the American Legion Post #112 of Epsom. Mr. Mack had a great love for Amish Country as well as visiting ancient battlefields in both Pennsylvania and Ohio.


In addition to his parents, Walter was predeceased by two sisters, Shirley Parker and Patricia Bragdon.


He is survived by his wife, Carole (Hyde) Mack; four children, Gregory Mack and his wife Karen of North Stratford, Timothy M. Emery and Pam Rouillard, Tracey Blanchette and her husband Scott and Lisa Simonds and her husband Mike all of Epsom; 10 grandchildren, Haylee, Patrick, Vanessa, Nicole, Todd, Brandon, Tyler, Timmy, Jessica, and Christine; and 7 great grandchildren, Austin, Ethan, Emily, Logan, Owen, Eli and Ryder.


A Graveside Service was held on Saturday, November 18th in Short Falls Cemetery, Rte. 28 in Epsom. A Celebration of Life followed. at the American Legion Post #112 in Epsom. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion Post #112, P. O. Box 691, Epsom, NH 03234. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home in Epsom. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.stilloaks.com












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