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Betty Ann (Eldridge) Harbison

CENTER OSSIPEE — Betty Ann (Eldridge) Harbison, 63, of Dore Street, Center Ossipee, lost her courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. Betty was born March 4, 1948 in Wolfeboro, the daughter of the late Clyde and Eleanor (Gilman) Eldridge of Center Ossipee. Betty had resided in Ossipee her whole life. In her life Betty took care of her siblings after the death of her parents. She had two very best friends, Gaye Hodgdon and Priscilla Nason, whom she could be found roaming the roads with right until the end of her journey. Betty could always be found rooting for her favorite NASCAR driver, Tony Stewart, during the race season. She always enjoyed camping, fi shing, and especially cook-outs with her family. She is survived by her husband Lance G. Harbison, of Center Ossipee, her four brothers Douglas Eldridge, of Wolfeboro; Philip Eldridge and his wife Diane, of Tamworth; Langdon Eldridge and his wife Susan, of Wakefi eld; and Walter Eldridge and his wife Peggy, of North Conway; a sister Margaret “Peggy” Jenness and her husband Wayne, of Center Ossipee; as well as her brothers-in-law, Cameron

Harbison and his wife Vicki, of Virginia, Kevin Harbison and his wife Chris, of Bedford; sister-in-law Linda Eldridge, of Northfi eld; and her wonderful mother and father-in-law, Jim and Janet Harbison, of West Ossipee; many nieces and nephews. Peggy was also predeceased by her brothers Clifton and Richard Eldridge and sister-in-law Patricia Eldridge and great nephew Brian Wiggin. The family would lie to thank Gaye and Grady Hodgdon and everyone else for granting Betty’s wishes. Betty will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Calling hours will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 from 6-8 p.m., at Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee, N.H. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be a pot-luck dinner following the funeral service at the Ossipee Concerned Citizens in Center Ossipee. To express condolences please visit our web site @ Donations in her memory may be made to the Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Center Ossipee, NH 03814. To send condolences please visit us at www.

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Philip R. Burnell

Philip R. Burnell, of Portland Street, Fryeburg, Maine, died December 22, 2011. A celebration of his life, with a luncheon will held 11:30

a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Masonic Hall, Fryeburg. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home.

Freedom Town Column Lisa Wheeler

Show at library Feb. 14 benefits food pantry

Freedom was deeply saddened this past week to learn of the death of Bill Plunges. His memorial services will be held at the First Christian Church of Freedom this Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. There will be a gathering at the town hall after the service. Come support the ESSC and enjoy delicious Flatbread’s pizza at their fund-raising dinner on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 4 until closing. A portion of all dinner sales will go toward supporting the Eastern Slope Ski Club. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. This Friday, Feb. 10, Freedom Market will be hosting a Mead tasting from the guys at Sap House Meadery in Center Ossipee. Sap House Meadery is a small producer of hand crafted meads (honey wine). They are growing in size and expanding their distribution. Freedom Market is very proud to carry their product and look forward to seeing those of drinking age at our store from 4 to 6 p.m. We will also have samples of our pizza available for those who have never tried it. Be sure to stop in! Don’t forget to take your honey to an elegant brunch at the ParSem on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9:30-12:30. Price is $12 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Call Freedom’s Jan Smith at 539-5233 for more information. The public is invited from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 11, for an open house at the Freedom Municipal Building at 218 Village Road. Light refreshments will be served. After your visit on Saturday to the new safety building, stop by the Freedom Village Store for hot soup and tacos. Before you leave, don’t forget to buy your Valentine’s Day card and maybe a present for that special someone in your life. Winner of last weeks 50/50 was Tom Luke. Delicious brunch served by the Masons at the Masonic Temple across from Abbott’s and Staples on Route 25 on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. The cost is $10 and monies support local charities. Library news: There will be a showing of 'Midnight in Paris’ on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. Free popcorn and admission. Stay after the show for a light supper of soup and bread. Very popular! You’re gonna love this! Come to the Freedom Town Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 6-8 p.m. for a live show. This program is for all ages. There will be a donation taken at the door to benefi t the Food Pantry. To learn more go to Sounds like a good time! This year First Christian Church is planning to have an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. It will include the "imposition of ashes." A little history about the use of ashes in the service. see next page

The Conway Daily Sun, Tuesday, February 7, 2012  

The Conway Daily Sun, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Conway Daily Sun, Tuesday, February 7, 2012  

The Conway Daily Sun, Tuesday, February 7, 2012