Class of 1959 Summer 2020 Class Note

Nancy Roberts Munson Hello ’59ers — I hope you are enjoying the summer. We had a “winter of no winter” in southeastern Massachusetts. I received a few bits of news from the reunion bio sheets. Mary “Ketch” Ketchum County and husband, Jim, have lived in Deerfield, MA, all their married life with children not too…

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Class of 1959 Winter 2020 Class Note

Nancy Roberts Munson Hi all — as you can see I have a new address. In September I moved to an independent senior residence. It is a wonderful place with lots of activities, friendly people, and it will make life easier for me. I wasn’t able to get to our 60th Reunion but it sounded like it…

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Class of 1959 Summer 2019 Class Notes

Nancy Roberts Munson Hello, ‘59 classmates — some news items for you. Blaine Moores ’63G received a major honor from his alma mater, Lee Academy. During alumni weekend the school renamed its Lee campus Moores Campus. It was a big surprise, as the Welcome Alumni sign covered the new sign saying Moores Campus. Blaine has…

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Class of 1959 Fall 2018 Class Note

Nancy Roberts Munson P.O. Box 1995 Orleans, MA 02653 (508) 255-4091 munsons@aol.com www.facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1959/   Hello, ’59ers! Recently had a nice chat with Will Farnham, who called to say his oldest son, Doug Farnham, has been made Major General USAF. Doug is also Adjutant General for the State of Maine. Will is a very proud father! In further news,…

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Class of 1959 Spring 2018 Class Note

Nancy Roberts Munson P.O. Box 1995 Orleans, MA 02653 (508) 255-4091 munsons@aol.com www.facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1959/ Hello ’59ers —I hope you are enjoying spring. Proud father Ken Perrone ’60G writes that his daughter’s book, Gull Harbor, written by Kathryn Knight, was #1 on both the Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites in its category. On Barnes and Noble…

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Class of ’59 Fall 2017 Class Note

Nancy Roberts Munson P. O. Box 1995 Orleans, MA 02653 (508) 255-4091 munsons@aol.com www.facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1959/   Faculty member and classmate, John Nickerson, has made a generous bequest, which has led to the appointment of Professor James Warhola as the first John Mitchell Nickerson Professor of Political Science. Five terrific students have also received Nickerson Scholarships from…

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Chuck Peddle Honored

Chuck Peddle ’59 was recently honored as a member of the Francis Crowe Society and recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of engineering. Peddle has been called the father of the personal computer. He served as the lead technical designer on the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor in the early 1970s. He also worked…

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Class of 2019 Easter

Easter Gathering with the Class of 2019

We were pleased to host members of the Class of 2019 to a farm style Easter dinner at our Maple Shade Farm in Atkinson.  The bunnies are always very popular with the students.  The baby chicks and ducks also added to the Spring spirit.  Pictured (front l. to r.)  Connor Beebe ’19, Lexie Merinski ’19,…

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F. Paul Desmond ’59

We are saddened to announce the passing of a beloved classmate and long-time member of our class Executive Committee on December 19, 2016. Paul was true blue Black Bear who attended all of our class reunions up to the 50th. In addition to his service as a class officer, Paul’s myriad of services to our…

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