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Mrs Nina Wood

[1969]   Funeral services were held at the Green Mountain United Baptist Church for Mrs Nina Wood. Mrs Wood passed away unexpectedly at her home at Green Mountain at the age of 77 years. She was a life long resident of the community, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Welch) Foster.
    Surviving are three daughters, Mrs Delbert Carr (Pauline), Quebec; Mrs Gordon Graham (Annie) Fosterville; and Mrs Darrell Boone (Ila) of Woodstock. Two sons, Sedences, Fredericton; and Thomas, Saint John, N.B. A sister, Mrs Inez Lounder, Fosterville, N.B. A brother Elias Foster, Fosterville, N.B. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neices and nephews.
    The body rested at her home where prayers were said for the family before the church service. Interment was in the Fosterville Upper Cemetery. Rev. Melvin Fawcett officiated at teh service.
    Pallbearers were grandsons, Clayton Graham, Orlo Graham, Lawrence Graham, Royden Graham, Rodney Wood and Eugene Wood.

Children Have Close Call

  The two children of Mr and Mrs Maurice Farrell of Fosterville had a close call on Tuesday evening when they were rescued from a burning car.
    The freak accident came about this way:
    Mr Farrell had driven to the farm of Mr and Mrs Laurel Higgs, accompanied by his two children, aged two and three. He drove into the Higgs' yard and parked the car, leaving the children there for a few minutes while he stepped into the field to talk with Mr Higgs.
    Apparently the children released the brake on the car and it rolled backwards, hitting a gas pump causing it and the car to catch on fire.
    Dale Higgs, son of Mr and Mrs Laurel Higgs, saw the fire and rescued the two children from the car. A bucket brigade was formed and the fire department from Canterbury was called to the scene to save a nearby building and store.
WOOD — Suddenly at his residence, Fosterville, N.B., on August 10, 1966, Osgood A. Wood age 53 years, Survived by his wife, one son, Clifford of Oshawa, his mother, Mrs Nina Wood, two brothers, three sisters, one grandchild, a number of nieces and nephews.
    Resting at his residence until Saturrday at 2 p.m. when prayers will be said for the family. Service will follow at Fosterville United Presbyterian Church [sic]. Rev Maynard La King will officiate. Interment in the Fosterville cemetery.

Harvey H Boone Dies at 97

Pemberton Ridge [1957] — Word was received of the death of Harvey H. Boone at the home of his son Frank at Presque Isle, Me. Mr Boone spent many years of his long life on a farm near Forest City, was a member of teh Baptist Church there, and a highly respected citizen of the community. The body has been placed in a vault at Presque Isle and will be brought to Forest City for burial.
    His wife died severa years ago. Mr Boone was 97 years of age and is survived by a large family and a great number of grandchildren and relatives.
Engagement Announced

[1948] — Mr and Mrs Alton Wood of North Lake, N.B., announce the engagement of their daughter, Doris Olive, to Lewis Edwin, son of Mr and mrs Robert Farrell; wedding to take place in near future.
Harry B Lounder

Houlton — Harry B Lounder died Wednesday at his residence after a short illness.
    He was born at Vanceboro, May 10, 1894, the son of David and Harriet (Winship) Lounder.
    He was a member of the Vanceboro Masonic Lodge; a retired worker of the Maine Central Railroad; a member of the Green Mountain Baptist Church.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs Inez (Foster) Lounder of Houlton, one son, Laurel of Espinola, Ont., one brother, Hartley of New London, Conn., and five grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted at the Green Mountain Baptist Church Saturday at 1 p.m., Rev. Gordon Hovey officiating. Interment will be in the Fosterville Cemetery.

Green Mountain

Green Mountain, Dec 5—Harvey Boone, Elias Foster, Clarence Boone and sons, Russell and Buddy, also Lawrence Veysey of Fosterville, motored to Bangor, Me., last Wednesday.
    Delbert Boone spent the weekend in Saint John.
    Much sympathy is extended to Mr and Mrs Allan Greer of Fosterville on the death of their young son, Alvin. Several people from this place attended the funeral service held at the Fosterville Baptist Church on Saturday.
    Mr and Mrs George Veysey, Mrs Charles Atkinson, Miss Gertrude Atkinson and Hiram Veysey spent Wednesday at Houlton, Me.
    Miss J Kinley, Meductic, and Rev. R.E. Whitney, Wolfville, N.S., were calling on Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone Wednesday afternoon.
    Mrs Nina Wood is spending a few days at Mrs Dawson Anderson's, Eel River Lake, N.B.
Couple Honored At Variety Shower

Pemberton Ridge [1956] — A variety shower was given at the home of Mr and Mrs Carl Higgs in honor of Mr and Mrs Lyndon Gould who were recently married. A number of neighbors and friends were present and a pleasant evening was sepent. The couple received many useful gifts for which each made a short speech of thanks. The gifts were arranged on a table decorated with an umbrella suspended from the ceiling from which pink and white streamers were joined to the corners and sides of the table.
    Those present for the evening were Mr and Mrs Gordon Graham and family, Mr and Mrs Ray Graham, Teddy and Ronnie, Mr and Mrs Norman Higgs, Gary and Brian, Mrs L.D. Harvey, Mrs John Higgs, Mr and Mrs Fred Graham and Clifford, Mr and Mrs Frank Boone, Frankie and baby Joanne, George, David and Charlie Broad, also Mr and Mrs Basil Boone and Mr and Mrs Merrill Graham of Forest City. A beautiful lunch provided by the ladies was served at the close of the evening.
Married In Fredericton

[1946] — A wedding of interest to many relatives and friends took place at the George Street Baptist Church parsonage on Wednesday afternoon, Aug 21st, when Rev. Dr. A.D. MacPherson united in marriage Kathryn Jean, daughter of Mr and Mrs Elias Foster, of North Lake, and Beecher Roand, son of Mr and Mrs Ward B. Foster, of Fosterville, N.B. The bride wore a street length dress veil with white accesssoreis and she carried an arm bouquet of American Beauty roses. Miss Alice Foster, sister of the bride was bridesmaid. She wore a street length dress of lime green with black accessories, and wore a corsage of red roses. Earl Foster, brother of the groom, was best man. After the ceremony the bridal party motored to the home of Mr and Mrs Thyrle Foster at Barker's Point where a reception was held. Many nice gifts were received including linen, silver, dishes, pyrex and money. Later the bride and groom left on a honeymoon trip to places of interest in Nova Scotia. On their return they will reside in North Lake.
Final Tribute Paid Mrs Ralph Cosman

[1959] — The death of Mrs Ralph Cosman occurred in a hospital in Boston.
    She was born in Green Mountain, N.B., on Sept 9, 1894, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Hiram Veysey.
    She is survived by her husband, one son, Harold in Boston; two brothers, Hiram and George Veysey in Houlton; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral was held at Dunn's Funeral Home, Houlton, with the Rev. Robert Decker officiating. Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton.

York County Scene of Tragedy

Woodstock [1958] — The body of 34-year-old Harold Boone of Pemberton Ridge in York County was found in Logan Lake, 50 miles southwest of Woodstock Saturday. The young man was drowned Friday while canoeing on the lake.
    Two companions, Roscoe Buckingham and William Boone, were also in the canoe but they managed to swim to shore when the craft overturned.
    RCMP from Woodstock grappled for the body Friday night but did not succeed finding until Saturday morning.
    The victim was a son of Donald Boone of Pemberton Ridge. Besides his father, he is survived by six brothers and two sisters.
Budrow – Greer

Fosterville, [1958] — A quiet, but pretty wedding was solemnized in the United Baptist parsonage, Woodstock, when Rev. G.C. Vincent united in marriage, Ruth Velma, daughter of Mr and Mrs Allan Greer, Green Mountain, and LeRoy Avril Davenport, son of Mr and Mrs Marshall Budrow of Upper Kent.
    The couple were attended by Mr and Mrs Frank Boone, sister and brother-in-law of the bride.
    The bride looked charming in a pale blue suit, slue hat and accessories, and a corsage of yellow carnations.
    Mrs Boone wore a blue suit, black hat and accessories to match, and a corsage of yellow carnations.
    Following the ceremony, the wedding p0arty motored to Green Mountain, to the home of the bride, where a reception and an old fasshioned charivari was held. They will reside in upper kent.
Mrs Louise Greer

  Mrs Louise Greer, widow of the Late Robert Greer of Kirkland, N.B., passed away at the Carleton Memorial Hospital on Sunday morning December 4th at the age of 83. She was the daughter of the late John and Deborah Piers, the last surviving member of her family.
    She leaves to mourn three sons, George, with whom she made her home, Murray of Bedell Settlement, and Gordon of Hawkshaw, N.B., and five daughters, Mrs Sterling Harris (Clara) of Jacksonville, Mrs Harold Nicholson (Ray) of Kirkland, Mrs Hedley Cole (Ethel) of Harvey, Mrs Harold Graham (Grace) of Eel River and Mrs Alex Currie (Evelyn) of Juniper; 36 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, one niece and two nephews.
    The funeral was held at the United Church, Kirkland, with Rev. A.D.C. Earle officiating. Hymns sung were "In the Garden" and Good Night" and Good Morning". Music was rendered by the Debec choir.
    Pallbearers were four grandsons: Lorne Nicholson, Elmer Harris, Glendon Graham and William Green.
Boone – Wright

A very pretty wedding was solemnized on August 8 at 2 p.m. at Canterbury, N.B., at the Manse by Rev. White when he united in marriage Chrystal Sharon Boone, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Boone, Fosterville, N.B. and Clayton Albert Wright, son of Mrs William McLaughlin of Canterbury, N.B.
    Mr Vernon English was best man and Mrs Vernon English was Matron of Honor. She wore a pink lace sheath dress and white accessories and carried a pointed bouquet of pink and white carnations.
    The bride wore a floor length dress of white net with lace panels over bridal satin. The bodice was lace with long tapered sleeves and a scalloped neckline with seed pearls and sequins on it. A finger tip veil falling from a tiara of pearls and sequins and she carried a pointed bouquet of red sweetheart roses. The only jewelery worn was a pair of earrings.
    They motored to Victoria Corner and had the reception at Steve's Tea Room. Then they motored to their home at Eel River Lake where an old fashioned chivarier was held. After that they motored to Moncton and other places for a honeymoon.
    They received many beautiful gifts of glassware, electric appliances, silverware and money. A shower was held at their home for them.
BORN TO — Mr and Mrs Gordon Foster of Fosterville, York Co., N.B., at the Carleton Memorial Hospital on Sunday February 23, 1958, a son Leonard Gordon Foster, weight 6 pounds 11 ounces.

BORN TO — Mr and Mrs Charles Fish Jr., of Fosterville, at the Carleton Memorial Hospital on December 25, a son, Ronald Charles weight 8 pounds 7 ounces.
Harvey – Ruest

Pemberton Ridge — Mrs Phyllis Ruest, daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Fish, Green Mountain, and Albert Edward Harvey, son of Mr and Mrs Lancaster Harvey of Pemberton Ridge were united in marriage at the Baptist parsonage at Woodstock, Rev. Gordon Vincent performing the ceremony. Miss Laurene Higgs and Gerald Leeman were the attendants.
    The bridal party returned to the home of the bride's parents and in the evening a large number of friends and neighbors gathered to give them a charivari.

  Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell of Fosterville wish to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Jane Linda to Thomas Edward son of Mr and Mrs Thomas DeWitt of Woodstock. The marriage is to take place May 13th, 1967.
Boone – Gould

[1958] — The Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Canterbury, N.B., was the scene of a wedding of wide interest when Miss Charlene Marie Gould of Fosterville became the bride of Frederick Whelpley Boone, son of Mr and Mrs Frederick Boone, Sr., of Fredericton, N.B., on December 26th. The double ring ceremony was performed with a candlelight service by the rector, Rev. Guy Grant, assisted by Rev Thomas Crowther. The nuptial music was rendered by Mrs Guy Grant.
    The church was decorated for the occasion with Christmas greening and poinsettia.
    The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attended by Miss Sharon Lint of Presque Isle. Glendon Graham of Fredericton, brother-in-law of the groom, was best man. The ushers were Roscoe Buckingham, Fredericton, N.B., and Curtis Foster, Fosterville, N.B.
    The bride was becoming in a street length gown of Dior blue chiffon velvet, fashioned with a V neckline at front and back; sheath styling with bracelet length sleeves. Her headband was of white feathers. White satin pumps and white gloves completed her costume. She carried a Bride's Bible adorned with a white orchid. Her jewellery was a white rhinestone necklace with matching earrings.
    The maid of honor wore a chemise styled dress of pink nylon, streaked with swilver thread. her headdress was a cloche hat of matching material. She wore pink gloves and silver sandles. Her corsage was white and aqua tinted carnations entwined with pink net, flecked with silver.
    The bride's mother was attired in a mistletoe green knitted wool suit, brown feather hat and brown accessories. Her corsage was yellow mums with varigated ribbons.
    The groom's mother wore a royal blue dress, white feather hat and black accessories.
    The bride's paternal grandmother wore a beige and blue figured nylon dress, beige hat and brown accessories.
    Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlors. Mrs Claude Tomilson, aunt of the groom, pured. Mrs William DePow served the bride's table which wsa centered with a three-tier wedding cake, surmounted with a miniature bride and groom, white wedding bells and ribbons; flanked by silver holders containing white tapers. A low bowl of yellow and pink mums completed the table decorations.
    Mrs Charles Scott, Miss Yvonne Hartin and Mrs Robert Price served the guests. A toast to the bride was proposed by Rev Crowther to which the groom very fittingly responded. The guest book was circulated by Miss Margaret Donovan.
    An old fashioned charivari was held at the bride's home, Fosterville, where a large number of friends gathered to extend best wishes.

Green Mountain

Green Mountain, Aug 15, [1947] — The annual picnic of the W.M.S. was held at Mrs Nina Wood's on Aug 6. Games, races and contests were enjoyed after which ice cream was served to all. A picnic supper was held.
    On Thursday evening, Aug 7, a charivari and shower was held at Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell's in honor of their eldest daughter, Annie, who had been married recently to Melvin Varney, Canterbury. Many nice gifts were received and refreshments were served.
    Mrs Alice Van Tassel is visiting Mr and Mrs Basil Boone, Forest City.
    Miss Alice Lawson, Woodstock, spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs Maude McMinn.
    Misses Ardis and Madeline Boone are visiting their sister, Mrs John Graham, Tower Hill.
    Miss Alice Foster is visiting Miss Alice Feero, Scott Siding.
    Billy Ela, Boston, Mass., is pending a few weeks with Carl Atkinson.
    Miss Elaine Atkinson returned home Sunday after spending a week with her aunt, Mrs Clyde Farnham, Milltown. Miss Anne Farnham returned with her for a few days visit.
    Harry Lounder, Gordon Foster and Ivan Boone motored to Vanceboro, Me., Wednesday.
    Harvey Boone had the misfortune to break a bone in his hand recently.