LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School Class of 1959 held its 50th reunion on Aug. 8 and 9 at the Carriage House Plus on Lisbon Street. There were 131 in attendance, including 77 classmates.

Reunion Chairwoman Pauline Caron Douglas was in charge of the program, which included a special PowerPoint presentation honoring the lives of 54 deceased classmates.

DJ Rick Thibodeau provided music and awarded gift certificates to classmates who were able to answer trivia questions about the class.

Some classmates made and donated handmade items for prizes. Winners were Linette McKeone Bechard, Richard Beaulieu, Helen Patry Bilodeau, Claire Breault Levesque, Norm Bilodeau, Patricia Dubay Dwyer, Andre Deshaies, Raymond Beaudoin, Alice Harding LeBrecque, Sr. Claire Lepage, A. Daniel Keneborus, Irene Stone Laplante, Anita Lizotte Villemaire, Constance Veilleux Wills and Brenda Milasauskis Rivet.

A souvenir reunion booklet listing names of classmates and contact information was compiled by Charles Douglas and presented to all classmates in attendance.

Other members of the Planning Committee included Sandra Frateschi Belanger, Jeannine Ferron, Patricia Parent Daley, Constance Veilleux Wills, Andy Deshaies, Joan Corriveau Villani, Brenda Milasauskis Rivet, Don Biron, Dave and Irene Stone Laplante and Patricia Dubay Dwyer.


The Lewiston High School Class of 1959 held its 50-year reunion recently. Kneeling from left are Elaine Harding Therrien, Alice Harding LaBrecque, Evelyn Talarico Bolduc, Joan Santomango Goulette and Wendy Sinclair Lahey.

Seated: Bernice Mason Pierce, Ann Mason Palmer, Sandra Frateschi Belanger, Patricia Parent Daley, Jeannine Ferron, Lois Diringis Proctor, Joan Corriveau Villani, Sandra Goudreau Webber, Marcia Larock Chambers, Constance Veilleux Wills, Claire Breault Levesque, Julie Winkel Lawlor and Elaine Davis Hartnett.

Third row: Sue Anne Cheney Bellavance, Claudette Turgeon Giacomino, Beverly Rowe Spofford, Frances Rowe Lodge, Dorothy Burrows Johnson, Kathy Dudzic Burpee, Patricia Bemis Wotton, Brenda Milasauskis Rivet, Pauline Caron Douglas, Liane Morin Pelletier, Janet McCure McBane, Linette McKeone Bechard, Anita Hamel Wohlrab, Claudette Girardin Baker, Irene Stone Laplante, Nancy Springer Gowell, Ruth Gordon Halperin, Rosalyn Cohen Kaufman, Sr. Claire Lepage, Mary LeBlanc Irwin, Ginette Grenier Gladu, Monique Lemay Burges, Pauline Marchand Gardner, Lorraine Jourdain Lebel, Rosalie Fisher Baker, Janice Tardif Moffitt, Constance Landry Therriault, Bonnie Rancourt MacDonald and Margaret Berard Thomson.

Fourth row: Marion Bowie Boyd, Helen Patry Bilodeau, John Conner Jr., Barbara Latham Plummer, Bill Plummer, Larry Begin, Juliette Mathieu Beaulieu, Anita Lizotte Villemaire, Patricia Dubay Dwyer, Pauline Lecompte Nota, David Laplante, Andre Deshaies, Ronald Buteau, Stanley Stokowski, Brian Hodgkin, Andrew Panos and Bruce Graves.

Back row: Bob Cote, Bert Charest, A. Daniel Keneborus, Don Biron, Norm Bilodeau, Paul Olko, Bob Bazinet, Dick Beaulieu, Patrick Vachon, Ray Beaudoin and Wilfred Chouinard.


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