Itís not too late
to bake some cookies for the noon meal at Old Home Day on August 19.
Call Tami Jameson at 731-7951, if you can help out.
Have extra time? The Historical Society is looking for new members
interested in working on society projects. We have diaries and town
records to be transcribed. Special displays always need to be done.
A project is waiting for your special talent. The society building
is open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesdays and Fridays. For
information, call 798-5709.
The Heritage Commission
meets on Thursday, August 17th at 7 p.m. in the Chichester Town
Library. All interested community residents are encouraged to
attend the meetings. Call Lucille at 798-5709 for more
Happy Anniversary to Frank and Darlene
Cavanaugh on August 19.
Happy Birthday to Kara Jarvis
and Sandra Millette on August 21 and to Dyllan Dupont on August 23.
Congratulations to Abigail Wade of Chichester, who was
named to the University of Dallas Honor Roll for the spring 2017
semester for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49. Wade is majoring in
Chichester Town Library
The library trustees, staff, volunteers and library
community extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Lisa
Prizio, Chichester Library librarian/director, who died suddenly
last week. She a was an extraordinarily dedicated library
director and served with kindness, vitality and capability. She will
be greatly missed. We ask for the publicís patience and
understanding, as we go through this period of transition.
Summer Reading Program (SRP) is winding down, with booklets due by
the August 26th for the prize. Congratulations to all our
The Knitting Circle meets on Wednesday afternoons at
LOCL (Lovers of the Local Library) will be meeting on
Monday, August 21st. There will be a lot of planning to do, so
it is hoped for full participation. If you are interested in
helping the library, please come to this meeting at 7 p.m.
next basket class is anticipated to be held on Monday, August 21st
at 6:00 p.m. Participants will be working with a purchased
kit, which costs $10. People should come equipped with a
pencil, a kitchen shears or pruner, a tape measure or yard stick,
clip clothespins, an awl or flat-head screwdriver. These items
can be borrowed, if needed.
The vegetable gardens are coming into
their own and many are wondering what to do with their extra bounty.
To help answer that question, the library will be supporting a local
Farmerís Market in conjunction with this monthís Down Under Used
Book Sale, on Saturday, August 26th.The Farmerís Market will be open
from 9-noon. Local vendors of vegetables, eggs, herbs, flowers
and other products are encouraged to participate. Please call
the library to make arrangements.
Out Of Your Attic Thrift
Submitted By Carol Hendee
If you need extra long
twin sheets for a college bed, come see us as we will have 2 sets on
Wednesday the 16th.
Also, if you need extra sets of dishes,
mugs, and/or single plates, we have them. We have many bed
skirts, which make great material for all kinds of projects- 50Ę
each! We have extra walkers, for Free and a wheel chair to
loan out as needed.
We are collecting veggies and canned food
and toiletries for the Chichester Food Pantry. We are located
at 345 Suncook Valley Hgwy (Rte 28) Open Mon 8-12; Tues. & Thurs.
8-4; Wed. 11-4 & Sat. 10-4. 247-7191. Like us on
Nellie R. Mitchell
Nellie R. Mitchell, 100, passed away Friday, August 04, 2017, after
a brief illness, surrounded by family and her favorite nurse,
Nellie was born August
26, 1916 to William Runnells and Grace (Saturley) Runnells, in
Chichester, NH. She lived in Chichester for half her life until she
moved to Concord in 1964. Nellie was married to James Mitchell
August 26, 1945. The couple welcomed two children into their
home, daughter Mary Jo (Mitchell) Dane and James Mitchell Jr.
They shared a loving marriage until his death on October 16, 1988.
Her children remember her as a person who cherished life and
encouraged them to pursue their goals. She started a long-term
career with the State of New Hampshire of Employment Security and
DRED until her retirement in 1980.
Nellie belonged to the Chichester Methodist
Church and Chichester Grange since 1932. At the Chichester Methodist
Church, her mother Grace Runnells, Sister Mary Quimby, and Aunt
Laura Wilcox, were instrumental in the first Baked Bean suppers and
continued to contribute for many years. She also belonged to The
Gunstock Travelers Camping Club and the Concord Coach Square Dance
Club. Nellie loved life and enjoyed it to the fullest.
She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and The New England
Patriots, if there was a game on you could always find her watching
it. She also never hesitated to attended soccer, baseball,
basketball, field hockey, and football games that her grand and
great grandchildren participated in. Nellie was a great cook.
She had a big heart and loved making her special chocolate cream pie
to donate to the Thanksgiving Dinner put on by the Windmill
Restaurant. Her muffins and goodies were also loved by her
neighborhood and office staff at her residence, Alton Woods.
Nellieís greatest love was her family and friends. She loved
spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her
favorite place to visit was Drakes Island Maine.
preceded in death by her husband, James Mitchell and her sister,
Nellie is survived by her children, Mary Jo Dane and
husband Paul Dane of Indialantic, Florida and James Mitchell Jr. and
wife Mary of Liberty, South Carolina; nieces, Nellie (Judy) Sinclair
of Epsom and Barbara Sargent of Antrim; grandchildren, Debbi
Jenkinson and husband Dennis of Franklin, Richard Sargent Jr. and
wife Melissa of Chichester, Donna Jo Cummings and husband Brian of
Chichester, Jennifer Perkins and husband Dana of Bow, and Jamie
Pratt of Gilford; Great Grandchildren, Sami and Kati Cummings, Ben,
Brad, and Brent Sargent, Jon Macneil, Amanda Paz, Mitchell Pratt,
and Brady Perkins; great-grandchildren, Clara Puffer, Timothy and
Jonathan McNeil, Devin Paz, and Parker Sargent.
service was held Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Bennett Funeral
Home. Following the Service there was a funeral procession to
the Leavitt Cemetery located in Chichester.
In lieu of flowers
the family has requested, in Nellieís memory, to donate to Concord
Regional VNA Hospice House for the hospice program, 240 Pleasant St.
Concord, NH 03301.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may
be shared at https://www.BennettFuneral.com
for the Mitchell family.