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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 10-11-2018

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | OCTOBER 11-17, 2018 OBITUARIES / THE VALLEY 31 Jean-Frances Ellston Jean-Frances Ellston, 82, of Jaffrey, N.H., died peacefully on Sept. 24, at her home while surrounded by her loving fam- ily. Mrs. Ellston was born on Oct. 30, 1935, in Providence, the daugh- ter of the late Paul and Jennie (Caldwell) Pressey. She had attend- ed Cumberland, R.I., grammar schools, and achieved her bach- elor in education degree from the Rhode Island College of Education. Later, she earned her master's degree in library science from the University of Rhode Island. Mrs. Ellston had been a librarian in the towns she called home. Early on, she worked in the Cumberland school district, which included the grammar school and high school libraries as well. When her fam- ily moved to Maine, she became the librarian for Beal College, and most recently, she was the librarian at the Jaffrey Grade School before retiring in 2008 from Jaffrey Public Library. Mrs. Ellston enjoyed traveling, reading, crocheting and was an avid gamer. She was a communicant of All Saints Church in Peterborough and was active in many of the church functions before a serious accident limited her mobility almost seven years ago. Mrs. Ellston survived by her husband of 63 years, Clifford Ellston Jr. of Jaffrey; her three sons, Clifford Ellston III and his wife, Susan, of Sandown, N.H., Paul Ellston of Jaffrey, and Daniel Beldaras of Fitchburg, Mass.; her daughter, Teresa Lee of Providence, R.I.; three grandchil- dren, two great-grandchildren and many close friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m., in All Saints Church, 51 Concord St., Peterborough, N.H. The Rev. Jamie Hamilton will officiate. Burial will be at the family's conve- nience at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence. In lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial contributions to an animal shelter or humane soci- ety of your choice. ELLSTON Henry R. Hebert Henry R. Hebert, 74, of Cumberland, passed away Oct. 2. He was the beloved husband of Pauline D. (Pelletier) Hebert. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Louis R. Hebert and Jennie (Sartini) Hebert-Auger. Henry attended the University of Rhode Island for four years and worked for Texas Instruments for 40 years before his retirement in 2001. Besides his wife, he is survived by two brothers, his twin Richard Hebert, and Raymond Auger. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. His funeral was held Oct. 10 from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at noon in St. Ambrose Church, 191 School St., Albion. Burial was held in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Visit www.oneillfuneralhomes. com . HEBERT Cumberland Senior Center lists events CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Senior Center serves those ages 55-and-older, offering up- to-date quality of life programs and encouraging members to participate. Membership is $8 per year for a Cumberland resident, and $12, for a non-resident. Events include: Daily Lunch is $3 and served daily at 11:30 a.m. You must order two days in advance. A printout of the monthly menu is available at the Center and on the Senior Center website ( The Senior Van is available for shopping, mall trips and getting to and from the Senior Center. You'll need to call for information and a reservation. All exercise classes are free. They offer a variety of exercise classes including, Yoga, Chair Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Body and Brain Fitness, Strength Training, Water Aerobics (at the Boys & Girls Club) and Line Dance. The Center offers weekly day trips and lunch parties, weekly movies and popcorn, as well as computer tutoring and weekly Friday Bingo. Call the Senior Center at 401-334- 2555 for more info or email Director Mike Crawley mcrawley@cumber- . So. Attleboro Village Lions Club sponsors coat drive SOUTH ATTLEBORO – The South Attleboro Village Lions Club is sponsoring a coat drive for needy individuals within the community with donations needed by Nov. 1. Items that are needed include win- ter coats, jackets, hats, scarves and gloves. Coats and jackets any size from infants through 5X large and sturdy outdoor men's and women's dress coats would also be helpful. For more information and for pickup contact Rebecca at (508) 851-7821. Please remember the Lions collect returnable bottles and cans, can tabs, used eyeglasses and hearing aids and discarded cell phones. To arrange pickup call (508) 761-4855. All profits are donated back to the community and to eye research. If you are interested in learning about becoming a Lion, contact Lion Susan Barbour at (508) 265-2924. Visit us on Facebook at http://face- No. Attleboro Historical Society meets Monday NORTH ATTLEBORO – The North Attleborough Historical Society will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Little Red Schoolhouse, next door to the Woodcock Garrison House at 362 North Washington St. The society invites those interested to join them for a talk about The Apples of New England. Russell Steven Powell, author on several books on the subject, will tell of his apple research. Refreshments will be served fol- lowing the presentation and a plant donated by Brigg's Nursery will be raffled. This meeting is free and open to the public. IN BRIEF Preservation Society host tour of old high school ATTLEBORO – The Attleboro Historic Preservation Society will host a tour of the Old Attleboro High School on County Street on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. It's free and open to the public. Library to host 'Putting Your Garden to Bed' talk SMITHFIELD – Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, will host Putting Your Garden to Bed next Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. Jeannette Sparfven, of the URI Master Gardeners, will teach you how to prepare your garden for the winter months and how to prep for spring. Call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit the event calendar at www.your- to register. Obituaries are updated daily at 71 Central St., Manville, RI 127 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket, RI (401) 762-1825 Remembering Journeys Celebrating Lives Craig Lacouture, Director Menard ~ Lacouture Funeral Homes (508) 883-9888 273 Wrentham Road Bellingham, MA WWW.COACHMENSLODGE.COM BEREAVEMENT LUNCHEONS Chicken Family Style or choose from a variety of other options Call for details.

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