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Weems-ShepphardDesiree Weems and Luke ShepphardEd and Charlotte Elliott of Franklin, NH and Jack and Doreen Sheppard of Belmont, NH are happy to announce the engagement of their children, Desiree Weems and Luke Sheppard. Desiree and Luke will be married in a garden-style celebration on August 2, 2014 in Belmont, NH. Ms. Weems is a 2007 graduate of Franklin High School in Franklin, NH and a 2011 graduate of the University of New Hampshire-Manchester, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in American Sign Language Interpretation. She is employed with the Beverly School for the Deaf in Beverly, MA. Mr. Sheppard graduated in 2006 from Bishop Brady High School in Concord, NH and from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in 2011, earning a Bachelor of Science in Music Industry. He is employed with the Newton Public Schools in Newton, MA.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 15:17

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ReitsmaLori-Ann Pawlowski and Ralph E. Reitsma Jr.
Lori-Ann Pawlowski and Ralph E. Reitsma Jr., of Laconia are happy to announce their engagement. Lori is the daughter of the late Jerome and Ruth Kagen. Ralph is the son of Ralph Sr. and Barbara Reitsma of Campton.
Lori has been employed at the Gilford WalMart since 2000 and is currently a Pharmacy Technician. She is looking forward to being reunited with her children at her spring wedding. Her son, Jeremy, will be walking her down the aisle while daughters, Emily and Rebecca will serve as her bridesmaids.Ralph has been employed by WalMart since 2008, starting in the Plymouth WalMart and is currently at the Gilford WalMart.A Spring 2014 wedding is planned.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 20:01

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Engagement: Cushing-Robertson



Arthur J. and Simone D. Cushing of Meredith are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Simone, to Ross Anthony Robertson, son of Kimberly J. Thomas of Meredith and Mark A. Robertson of Irvine, California.

The proposal took place on the bank of the Corrib River in Galway, Ireland near Menlo Castle. Ross surprised the parents by arranging for them to be traveling on the Corrib River just as the proposal took place. Lisa was equally surprised to see the family in Ireland. A congratulatory dinner was held that evening at Cooke’s Restaurant in Galway City.

Lisa, a biology major, and Ross, an engineering major, graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire, Durham in 2012, and were members of the Inter-Lakes High School Class of 2008. Lisa is working towards her medical degree as a physician’s assistant while Ross is employed at CH2M HILL, an engineering firm in New York City, where the couple resides.

No date has been set for the wedding.


Last Updated on Friday, 02 August 2013 15:52

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JewellAnnivRichard & Alyce Jewell
50th Wedding Anniversary
June 29, 1963

Dick and Alyce were recently surprised by their family and friends with a 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration on June 22nd at Lochmere Country Club. Their children made sure it was very special by including music from the time they were married, feeding each other the first bite of a 4-tier marble cake, a slideshow with a myriad of memories of family and friends, a “first dance” to Elvis’ Can’t Help Falling In Love With You, and a visit from Auntie Henrietta that left guests in stitches!

Those in attendance included their 3 children and their spouses; Kim Edgren, Jennifer & Brett Sottak, and Rick & Kristie Jewell , their 11 grandchildren (Chloe, Nate and Molly Sottak, Micah, Jada, Alyssa, Rebekah, and Christian Edgren, Kaden, Quinn and Brady Jewell), Alyce’s brother Albert & Sheila Akerstrom, Dick’s brother John Jewell, and a special toast by Alyce’s brother Andy surprised them from Arizona! Extended family of nieces and nephews, friends and family were also there to celebrate this very special occasion.

A special thanks to Linda Nixon of Greenside Restaurant/Lochmere Country Club for the wonderful food and perfect accommodations!!

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 June 2013 03:26

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