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  • In Memory: Godfrey Crowe - October 8, 2016 CROWE J. GODFREY CROWE Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, passed away suddenly on October 8, 2016. Godfrey was born into a Navy family on January 6, 1930, in Long Beach, CA. He was residing in Pearl Harbor when it was bombed on December, 7, 1941 and was evacuated with his mother to California while his father remained on duty in Hawaii. After numerous assignments, the family settled in Washington, DC. Godfrey graduated from the Landon School and received an appointment to the United States Military Academy. He graduated in 1951 and entered the Armor branch of the U.S. Army. He married Patricia Bell Barr on November 5, 1954 and she accompanied ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 4:18 AM by Ned Peirce
  • In Memory: Mary Steinhardt Mary (Etzler) Hawks Steinhardt, 93, of Roanoke, Virginia, and Hancock Point passed away from natural causes on Friday, June 24, at Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Roanoke. She was affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke. Mary was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, on November 26, 1922, oldest child of Ruth Etzler Hawks and Howard Washington Hawks of Lambsburg, Virginia.  She was predeceased by her parents and by her two brothers, Howard Warren Hawks and Richard Eugene Hawks.  Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, class of 1944, and was one of the first women admitted to the school.  While still an undergraduate, she addressed the Virginia Legislature on the value of ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2016, 11:30 AM by Ned Peirce
  • In memory - Ingrid Mann, 88 Ingrid Mann, 88 Ingrid Z. Mann died peacefully on August 18, 2015 in Newton, NJ. She was born on January 10, 1927 in Vienna, Austria, to Maria and Franz Ziska. Ingrid met her beloved husband, Roland at the end of the Second World War in Salzburg, Austria whilst working for the Red Cross. She accompanied Roland to Mysore, India 1950-53 studying Library Science, subsequently earning a M.S. in this from Columbia University. Ingrid worked as Librarian in the New York Public Library, then as homemaker in New York, Germany and the U.K.from 1972 to 2011.  She authored The Danube Testament, published in 1998, winning the Society of Authors' Sagittarius Prize for best first novel by an ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2016, 2:34 PM by Ned Peirce
  • HP Tennis: IMPORTANT - there is a correction to the fees and schedule for this summer Please refer to the information on the Tennis page and not the mailed packet info.  The information posted at the courts is also correct.
    Posted Jul 3, 2016, 10:23 AM by Ned Peirce
  • Check 'Summer Rentals etc' today and often I just added a job wanted note to "Summer Rentals etc" -- Ned
    Posted Jul 2, 2016, 2:39 PM by Ned Peirce
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    Posted Jul 30, 2016, 7:11 AM by Ned Peirce
  • In Memory: Patricia Barr Crowe June 29, 1933 - May 26, 2016   Patricia Barr Crowe, PhD., beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at her home in Arlington on May 26, 2016 after a long illness. Pat was born on June 29, 1933 in Paris, France, and lived both abroad and in the US on many Army posts where her father was stationed. She accompanied her family to China in 1948. In 1949 she was evacuated with her sister and mother to Japan when the communists took over China. Upon her return to the US, Pat graduated both High School and Junior College from The Holton Arms School. Pat married Godfrey Crowe in 1954, and she continued to travel, accompanying him on his Army assignments until ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2016, 6:04 PM by Ned Peirce
  • The Packet is Here! The 2016 mailed packet is available on the website now.  Coming soon - the new Winter Address List.  --Ned
    Posted Jun 9, 2016, 12:47 PM by Ned Peirce
  • Eunice Phillips - Citizen of the Year The Ellsworth American has honored one of our own - Eunice Phillips as "Citizen of the Year" on May 16, 2016.May 16, 2016 by Jacqueline Weaver on News, News-Featured  HANCOCK — Although Eunice Phillips is not a “true” Mainer, Hancock’s 2016 Citizen of the Year is the closest thing to the real deal.“I think that there are a lot of people more deserving than me,” Phillips said modestly when presented with the award May 10 at the Hancock Town Meeting.The Citizen of the Year is selected by a committee made up of former Citizens of the Year as well as the Board of Selectmen, the fire chief, the Security Patrol and other residents.The committee nominates individuals ...
    Posted May 29, 2016, 10:30 AM by Ned Peirce
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