Three generations in Rumford OES


Three generations are represented at Mt. Zircon Chapter 142, OES. From the left are Louise N. Wentzell, grandmother; Felicia Bell, initiated on May 29; and Cheryl A. Bell, Bell’s mother.

Three generations in Rumford OES

RUMFORD – Mt. Zircon Chapter 142, Order of the Eastern Star, conferred degrees on May 29 at a special meeting.

The degrees were conferred by the Mt. Zircon officers and by guest officers: Past Grand Patron Newell Farrington and Grand Electa Delora Farrington, Abenaki Chapter 116, Winthrop; Grand Martha Josephine Dupal and District 4 Deputy Grand Matron Stephanie Dupal, Pioneer Chapter 11, Lisbon Falls. The candidate was Felicia Bell of Rumford.

With Bell, making three generations of members, were her grandmother, Past Matron Louise Wentzell of Rumford and Orlando, Fla., and her mother, Cheryl Bell of Rumford, both members of Mt. Zircon Chapter, and Frances Flint, a member of Elmvale Chapter 105, Bolsters Mills. Wentzell has been a member for 50 years and Cheryl Bell for 32 years.