AUBURN – A new slate of officers for Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, was installed recently at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

Harriet Stretton was installed worthy matron and William Stretton, past grand patron, was installed worthy patron. Others taking office were Kathy Williamson, associate matron; Michael Farrell, associate patron; Betty Perkins, secretary; Mary Lawlor, treasurer; Madelyn Grover, conductress; Ellen Broas, associate conductress; Stephen Broas, chaplain; Eva Johnson, marshal; Debra Greim, organist; Patricia Hodgdon, Adah; Vicki Kelley, Ruth; Sharon McGilvery, Esther; June Spear, Martha; Patricia Rea, Electa; Darleen Harmon, warder; and James Lawlor, sentinel.

Installing officers were Norma Crabtree, associate grand matron, installing matron; John Coombs, associate grand patron, installing patron; Donna Manson, marshal; Josephine Dupal, DDGM chaplain; Debra Greim, organist; and Charleen Pelletier, Star Point ceremony.

Junior Past Matron Patricia Rea and Junior Past Patron Stephen Broas were presented their past matron and patron jewels.

Distinguished guest present were Barbara Inglis, past grand matron; William Stretton, past grand patron; Norma Crabtree, associate grand matron; John Coombs, associate grand patron; Corey Anne Byras, grand secretary; Edward Webber, grand chaplain; Eleanor Peterson, grand organist; Patricia Rea, grand Electa; Josephine Dupal, District Deputy Grand Matron No. 4; Grand Representatives Violet Gerber, South Dakota; Stephanie Dupal, Kansas; Charlene Pelletier, Wisconsin; Mary Lawlor, British Columbia and Yukon; Roland Martin, New York; and Gordon Kimball, California.

Norma Crabtree, associate grand matron, presented Harriet and William Stretton with their Rob Morris jewels from the General Grand Chapter.

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