MECHANIC FALLS – Tyrian Masonic Lodge 73 held its annual installation of officers at the Masonic building on Jan. 7. Jeffrey L. Breton of Auburn was installed master and will lead the lodge in the coming year.

In addition, the following elected and appointed officers were also installed: senior warden, Timothy S. Stevens; junior warden, Mark Stevens; treasurer, Richard N. Bergeron; secretary, Eugene Chandler; chaplain, Tom Nelson.

Also, marshal, Irving Wendall Harris; senior deacon, Wayne D. Cotterly; junior deacon, Michael V. Walsh; senior steward, Basil M. Chadbourne Jr.; junior steward, Brian Carrier; tyler, Eugene A. Welenteichick; historian, John G. Merrill; and librarian, Joshua Armstrong.

The installation ceremony was conducted by Barry Gates as installing master and Peter Drumm as installing marshal.

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