Allanach reunion


CANTON – The 17th Allanach reunion of descendants of Christopher and Eva Allanach was held at the home of Betty York recently with 38 members present.

Officers were re-elected as follows: president, Betty York; vice president, Dana Carlton; secretary/treasurer, Joyce Carlton.

Lois Gordon was the senior member and William Ira Hatch III was the youngest in attendance. Earle and Jean Carlton of St. Petersburg, Fla., traveled the most miles. The names of the deceased were read followed by a moment of silent prayer.

The next reunion will be held at the same place on July 12, 2008.

Door prizes were won by Gladys Russell and Kaylee and Jack Sylvester. After the business meeting, a potluck dinner was served. Those attending came from Canton, Farmington, Greene, Hartford, Livermore, Livermore Falls, Mexico, North Jay, Peru, Portland, Wells, West Paris and West Sumner and Ocala, and St. Petersburg, Fla.