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Class of 1934

Class Secretary: Ruth Carter Zervas, 66 School St., Gardiner, ME 04345-2106

Class President: Doris Neilson Whipple, 75 Nottingham Rd., Auburn, ME 04210-4137

Got news? Tap out a note to magazine@bates.edu! From Venice, Fla., Verna Brackett Kirby is in good health, active in College Club, PEO, and church…. Bob Butler has had several visits with family. Last Thanksgiving he spent with son Skip and Judy (Mosman) ’63, then flew to Jupiter, Fla., for two months with daughter Betsy ’67. This spring he traveled to a grandson’s wedding in California and looked forward to the arrival of a second great-grandchild…. Ruth Carter Zervas rents a cottage in New Harbor for a week each summer. She is regent of her local DAR chapter, active in Nature Club and church. The death of Bernard Drew was a loss to the class and for Ruth as he was her minister when she attended Asylum Congregational Church in Hartford…. Now at Tatnuck Park, Worcester, Mass., Angela D’Errico Weisman leads a comfortable life with her caregiver sister. Everything is done for them and they enjoy a variety of interesting programs. Angela spends much of her time reading many wonderful books…. Molly and Bob Fitterman moved from Singer Island, Fla., to St. Louis, Mo., nearer to daughter Susan who is planning associate for the Jewish Federation there. They live at The Gates, a senior living community that includes many services and luxury apartments. Daughter Elizabeth is a junior at the Univ. of Michigan and son Mark is a partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm, father of a daughter (10) and boy and girl twins (6)…. With an increasing appreciation of health and home, Spencer Furbush reports no changes except the color of his hair!… Some kind of class record? H. Robinson Johnston reports his first great-great-grandson and first great-great-granddaughter. Two dozen family members had a family reunion during Christmas at the Florida granddaughter’s roomy house in Port Charlotte…. Louise Mallinson Jagger now lives at The Pavilion, an Alzheimer facility in Sanford…. Doris Neilson Whipple has a new home all on one floor and just around the corner from her former Nottingham Road home. She entertained 47 friends at a Christmas Cheer party that included U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and Auburn mayor Lee Young. For three weeks at Thanksgiving time Doris visited a friend in Camarillo, Calif., and was in Anna Maria, Fla., from mid-January to mid-April…. Betty Saunders Smith attended a church convention in Big Sky, Mont., with son John, then made the 700-mile trip back to his home in Colorado. Betty enjoyed an exended vacation there in Golden while daughter Susan Davis ’65, with whom she lives in Kingfield, was away for several weeks…. Donald Smith promotes an open-space district in his Illinois township and assists with the biography of Uncle D.E. Hughes. On his annual trip to New England, cousin Donald accompanied him to the Chadbourne family reunion in South Berwick.


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