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Houlton, Me.

[Mar 8, 1952] — Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson accompanied by their guests, Miss Edith Tomilson and Miss Irene McKay of Fredericton were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Harold Brewer in Caribou. Miss Tomilson and Miss McKay returned to Fredericton Tuesday.
    Mr and Mrs Arlington Boone and son, Arthur, of North Lake were guests Saturday of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson

[Mar 15, 1952] — Mr and Mrs Fred Boone of North Lake were guests Thursday of his sister, Mrs Claude Tomilson and Mr Tomilson. Saturday guests at the Tomilson home were Mrs Tomilson's sister, Mrs Clyde Veysey and Mr Veysey of Fosterville, N.B.

[Mar 23, 1952] — Ralph Tomilson was honor guest at a party at his home on Watson Avenue, the occasion being his 10th birthday. Invited guests were Stephen Rich, Irvin MacDonald, Byron Cowan, Gary Benn, Tommy McLaughlin, Johnny McElwee and Jack Coffin. The guests presented gifts and a movie party was enjoyed. Supper was prepared by Ralph's mother, Mrs Claude Tomilson, and served following the movie party.

[Apr 27, 1952] — Mrs Charles Tomilson of Stanley, N.B., returned Thursday to her home after spending a few days with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Angus Tomilson. She was accompanied by her niece, Mrs Henry Verrill, who has been the guest of her brother, Claude Tomilson, Watson Avenue.

[May 17, 1952] — Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson were in Fredericton Saturday where they attended the wedding of his sister, Miss Edith Tomilson, to Francis Dohoney of Toronto, formerly of Plaster Rock, N.B.

[Oct 17, 1952] — Mr and Mrs Stanley Tomilson and Miss Beatrice Veysey of Halifax were weekend visitors of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson. Mr and Mrs Harry Lounder of Vanceboro were Saturday guests also at the Tomilson home on Watson Avenue.

[Nov 1, 1952] — Mr and Mrs Lewis Farrell and two children of Jacksonville, N.B., and Mr and Mrs Alton Wood and family of North Lake were supper guests of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson Sunday evening and visited Mr and Mrs Wood's son, Lloyd Wood, a patient at the Aroostook Hospital.

[Nov 5, 1952] — Lloyd Wood, son of Mr and Mrs Alton Wood of North Lake, N.B., who has been a patient at the Aroostook General Hospital the past three weeks, following an accident, returned Wednesday to his home. He is a nephew of Mrs Claude Tomilson, Watson Avenue.

[Aug 4, 1953] — Claude Tomilson returned Tuesday from Braintree, Mass., where he had been a patient for three weeks at the North County Hospital following surgery. His condition is much improved but he will be confined to his home for a few weeks. He was accompanied by Mrs Tomilson and their son Ralph, who have been guests of Mr and Mrs Ralph Cosman in Somerville, Mass., during his illness.
    Friends of Claude Tomilson will be pleased to learn that he is now convalescing at his home here after major surger at a Boston hospital.
    Mr and Mrs William Tomilson and sons, Ronnie and Ralph, of Stanley, N.B., and Mr and Mrs Leigh Tomilson and daughters, Carolyn Ann and Linda, of Woodstock, were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson, Watson Avenue.

[Jan 24, 1954] — Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson were in Caribou Friday and were dinner guests of Mr Tomilson's sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Harold Brewer.

[Feb 26, 1954] — Mrs Herbert Scott and her infant daughter, Jerri Lynn, returned Friday from the Aroostook General Hospital to their home on High Street. Mrs Scott's mother, Mrs Alfred Veysey, of Fosterville, arrived Saturday to spend a week with her daughter and son-in-law.

[Mar 4, 1954] — Claude Tomilson, who has been convalescing several months following surgery, returned Monday to his duties at Allied Sales, North Street.

[Oct 24, 1954] — Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson were dinner guests Sunday of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Alton Wood at North Lake, and that afternoon attended the 25th wedding anniversary "open house" party honoring Mr and Mrs James Crawford, Foxcroft Road.

Oct 25, 1954] — Cpl. and Mrs Richard Dickison of Barrie, Ont., accompanied by Miss Marie Wood of North Lake and E.J. Bender of South Williamsport, Penn., were guests Monday of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson, Watson Avenue.

William H Farrell

Houlton, Sept 21, 1951 — William H. Farrell, 88, died in a local hospital today following a long illness. He was b orn in Canterbury, N.B., son of David and Sarah Dow Farrell.
    He was a member of the Baptist Church of Fosterville, N.B., and an honorary member of the Orangeman's Lodge, having a 50-year membership pin.
    Surviving are two sons, Ira and Alton, both of Houlton; two daughters, Mrs Benjamin Sewell of Caraquet, N.B., and Mrs Lottie Veysey of Canterbury, N.B.; a brother, Emery of North Lake, N.B.; two sisters, Martha Dwyer and Mrs Amanda Graham, both of Orient; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    The remains are at the Dunn Funeral Home and funeral services will be held at the Fosterville Baptist church with the Rev. Percy R. Hayden of Houlton, officiating. Burial will be in Fosterville, N.B.

Annie E. McQuarrie

Jan 5, 1952 — Funeral services for Mrs Annie E. McQuarrie, 55, of Hodgdon, were held Tuesday at the Dunn Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Kierstead officiating.
    The daughter of George and Maude Veysey Boone, she was born July 13, 1896 at Forest City, N.B., and died in Hartford, Conn., January 4, after a short illness. A resident of Hodgdon, she lived in Hartford for the past two months.
    Surviving are her husband, Hallie McQuarrie of Hodgdon, two sons, George of Cary and Clifford of Boston; four daughters, Mrs Clifton Rockwell and Mrs Nelson Blinn of Houlton, Mrs Paul Addington of Hodgdon, Mrs James W. Piper of Portland, Oregon; two brothers, Otto and Basil of Forest City, N.B., four sisters, Mrs Clinton Gillispie of Canterbury, N.B., Mrs Max Goldin of Providence, R.I., Mrs Clarence Buckingham of Forest City, Maine, Miss Ella Boone of Portland; and 10 grandchildren.
    Interment will be in the Hodgdon cemetery in the spring.

Boone Reunion

[Aug 3, 1950] — On August 3rd relatives of the late William and Nora Boone met at the cottage of Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson, Grand Lake, for a family reunion. All seven children were present, it being the first time they had all met together for nine years. There were Arlington, Mrs Alton Wood (Edith), and Fred Boone, all of North Lake; Mrs Alfred Veysey (Hattie), Mrs Clyde Veysey (Helen), Fosterville; Mrs Claude Tomilson (Margaret), Houlton, Me.; Basil Boone, Forest City and other near relatives making the gathering about 60 in number. The day was spent in games, boating, singing and chatting. A picnic dinner and supper were enjoyed.

Family Reunion

[Aug 20, 1950] — On Sunday, August 20th, the home of Mr and Mrs Maurice Tomilson was the scene of a delightful family reunion
    The rooms were tastefully decorated with gladioli and other garden flowers and potted plants. A delicious chicken dinner was served and enjoyed. Those present were Mr and Mrs Claude Tomilson and son Ralph, and Mrs Ola Brewer of Houlton, Me.; Mr and Mrs Harold Brewer of Caribou, Me.; Mr and Mrs Leigh Tomilson and daughter, Linda Lou, of Woodstock, Keith Tomilson and children, Donald and Gloria, of Charlottetown, PEI; Mr and Mrfs Henry Verill and Mr and Mrs William Tomilson and children, Ronnie, Ralph and Margaret Ann, of Tay Creek; and Edith of Fredericton. Another son, Stanley of Halifax, N.S., was not present, he and his wife having spent their vacation earlier in the summer with his parents.
    Group pictures were taken, and with music and social chat, filled up a pleasant afternoon.

Wood Reunion

[1950] — The family of Mr and Mrs Fred Wood gathered at their home on August 13th for the annual family reunion, when all nine children and 33 grandchildren were present, except one grandchild, Mrs Richard Dickison, a resident of British Columbia. The family present were Alton, Basil and Lester Wood, North Lake; Mrs Allen Greer (Hildred), Fosterville; Mrs Suther O'Regan (Hazel), Fredericton Junction; Mrs Robert Kerr (Mabel), Juniper; Mrs Holly Nason (Shirley), Toronto; Mrs Robert McGinn (Velma), Fredericton; and Mrs Carl Higgs (Bertha), Pemberton Ridge.

Green Mountain

[1955] GREEN MOUNTAIN — Mr and Mrs Arthur Boone and family and Mrs Boone's mother, Mrs Graham from Kirkland, were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Arlie Boone
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Alton Wood and son Larry were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Fred Wood
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Mrs John Fish and Mrs Robert Farrell spent an evening at the home of Mrs Louella Buckingham.
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Mrs Carl Gavel and son Dale, Canterbury, spent a week with her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Fish.
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George Wood has returned home to stay with Mr and Mrs Charles Fish.
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Miss Madeline Boone, St Stephen, spent a weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone.
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Mr and Mrs Russell Boone and son, Ricky, were weekend visitors at Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone.
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Mr and Mrs John Graham and son David, Tower Hill, Bill Tidd and Wendell Adams, Houlton, were guests of Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone.
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Harve Boone, who is staying with his son and wife, Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone, is on the sick list.
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Visitors of Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell were Mr and Mrs Thomas Wood and family, Waterville, Mr and Mrs Paul Farrell and daughter Becky of Eel Lake, Mr and Mrs Melvin Varney and family of Canterbury.
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Mrs Phyllis Ruest spent a day with her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Fish.
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Mr and Mrs Wayne Wood, Mr and Mrs Tomas Wood and family, Waterville, were supper guests of Mr and Mrs Alton Wood.
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Eileen Wood spent a weekend with Alta Wright, Canterbury.
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Mr and Mrs Earl Veysey and family spent an evening with Mr and Mrs Alton Wood.
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Mrs George Veysey has returned home from St. Stephen where she has been visiting her sister, Mrs Earle Atkinson.
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Billy Boone, RCAF Camp Borden, and Lic. Theodore Calder were supper guests of Mr and Mrs Fred Boone.
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Mr and Mrs Osgood Wood and son, Clifford, spent a day with Mrs Wood's mother, Mrs Tommy John Graham.
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Mrs Thomas Kinney was a caller at the home of Mr and Mrs Elias Foster recently.
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Mrs Mary Clarke spent an afternoon with her mother, George, [? sic] who is on the sick list.
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Mrs Fred Boone, daughters Marlene and Sylvia and son Junior, spent an evening with Mrs Luella Buckingham.
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Mr and Mrs Wilbur Clarke spent a day at Woodstock.
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Nellis Farrell spent a few days with his brother and wife, Mr and Mrs Lewis Farrell, Jacksonville.
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Mr and Mrs Lewis Farrell and family of Jacksonville were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell.
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Robert Farrell, who is doing carpenter work at Fosterville has finished his job and has returned home.
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Mr and Mrs Warden Boone anf family of Amity, Me., spent a day with Mr Boone's parents, Mr and Mrs Arlie Boone, Woodstock.
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Dell Boone spent a weekend with his parents, Mr and Mrs Arlie Boone,
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Mr and Mrs Marvin Foster and little son Gregory were weekend visitors of Mr and Mrs Elias Foster.
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Miss Ruth Greer, who has been staying with Mrs Edwin Farrell, Fosterville, spent a weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Allen Greer.
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Clyde Veysey of Fosterville called on Mr and Mrs Alton Wood recently.
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S. Wood of Fosterville called on Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell recently.
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Mrs Arnold Veysey and son Garland of Fosterville spent a day recently wither her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Fish.

Mrs Eva Lillian McFawn

May 29, 1952 — Funeral services for Mrs Eva Lillian McFawn, 55, of New Limerick, were held June 1 at the New Limerick Baptist church with Rev. John Ruth officiating.
    The daughter of Mr and Mrs Archie McFawn, she was born Dec 22, 1896, at Hoyt, N.B., and died May 29 at a local hospital after a short illness. She was a member of the Caribou Baptist church and the W.C.T.U. She has been a resident of New Limerick for the past 17 years.
    Surviving are her husband Clifford of New Limerick; two sons, Robert, Donald and Grayden of New Limerick; and daughters, Mrs Gerald Worthley of New Limerick, Miss Kay Watson of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Perry of Enniskillen, N.B., Gordon of Woodstock, N.B.; four sisters, Mrs Arlie Boone of North Lake, N.B., Mrs George McQuarrie of Jacksonville, N.B., Mrs Elsie McMillan of Regina, Sask., Mrs Charles Crombie of Kenduskeag; and five grandchildren.
    Interment was in the New Limerick cemetery.

Maurice Tomilson Succumbs in City

August 2, 1952 — The death occurred last evening at his home in Needham Street of Maurice Tomilson, after a short illness, age 75 years. Mr Tomilson was born in Tay Creek, the eldest child of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Gaskin) Tomilson and lived there until 1946 carrying on farming. In that year he came to Fredericton. He was a member of the United Church at Tay Creek, serving as Elder for some years, transferring to St. Paul's in this City. He was a member of Victoria Lodge, No. 13, IOOF and of Graham Lodge, L.O.L., upright and honest and his death is regretted. Last year Mr Tomilson achieved a long standing wish to visit all his sisters. He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Ada Miller, of Tay Creek; five sons, Claude, of Houlton; Stanley, of Halifax; Leigh, of Woodstock; Keith, of Charlottetown; and William, of Tay Creek; three daughters, Mrs Henry Verill, Tay Creek; Mrs Harold Brewer, Caribou, Me.; and Mrs Frank Dohaney, of Toronto; two brothers, Angus, of Houlton; and Hazen of Tay Creek; seven sisters, Mrs Arthur Ayres, Byford, Mass.; Mrs Robert Raven, Glooucester, Mass.; Mrs Charles Tomilson, Stanley; Mrs Everett Bond, Hopedale, Mass.; Mrs Guy McMullen, Magaguadavic; Mrs William Gibson, Dover, N.H.; Mrs Andrew Morrison, Springfield, V.T.; 11 grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
    The body is resting at his home until Sunday when it will be taken at one o'clock to St. Paul's Church where service will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock by Rev. A.J. Forbes. Burial will be made in Tay Creek, where the service will be carried out by Rev. Rupert Usher, follwed by the ritual of the Oddfellows.