LIVERMORE — The summer residence of Phil and Sally St. Pierre on Round Pond was the setting for the Livermore Falls High School Class of 1967 50th reunion on July 22. The gathering started at 3 p.m., followed by a buffet supper supplied by contributions of classmates.

Twenty-seven classmates were in attendance, accompanied by spouses and guests. The original school colors of green and white set the theme for the reunion. Life-size posters of the original freshman class and a table of yearbooks, photos and other memorabilia were available to view.

Classmates were greeted by Paula Ward, who was in charge of signing them in and passing out name tags. After the meal, a group photo was taken followed by the traditional “class meeting” officiated by Dave Allen, class president; Phil St. Pierre, class vice president; and Gerri Smith, class treasurer.

The meeting began with Allen welcoming classmates and guests, followed by a brief financial report by Smith. A moment of remembrance was held for the recent passing of classmates’ spouses and parents followed with Allen reading the names of the deceased classmates: Danny Guild, 1972; Jeff Rose, 1984; Sheila Riordan Pierce, 1987; Richard Marston, 1992; Roger Girardin, 1997; Ethel Frey Dodge, 1997; Debbie Newell Lidstone, 2000; Felix Jacques, 2005; Robert Blodgett, 2005; Valerie Kenney Drown, 2007; Steve Botka, 2009; Pamela Bilodeau Cleveland, 2009; John Judd, 2011; Alvin Parker, 2013; and Nancy Hewett, 2015. A special place was set up with framed photos in memory of the deceased.

A thank you was given to the committee for organizing the reunion, with a special thank you and a gift of appreciation to Phil and Sally St. Pierre for hosting the reunion. Serving on the committee were Penny Brown, Norma Luciano, Paula Ward, Candy Jackman, Dave Allen, Phil St. Pierre and Gerri Smith.

Classmates attending from out of state were: Carol Gravel Crocker, Venice, Fla.; Peeta Groleau Winter, Chesterfield, N.H.; Janice Hachey Hughes, Alexandria, Va.; George Warren, Carnation, Wash.; Beverly Wilkins Tanaka, Honolulu, Hawaii; Jacques Despres, Suncook, N.H.; Richard Perry, Seymour, Tenn.; Phil St. Pierre, Owendau, S.C.; and Joanne Wrobel Ellingwood, Tampa, Fla.


Attending from out of town were: Dave Allen, Readfield; Mike Cox, Cornish; Judy Ellingwood Mann, New Sweden; Evie Souther Norton, Farmington; Dosey Brown Pike, Greenville; Vic Churchill, Wiscasset; Marcel Moreau, Vassalboro; Cathy Wilkins McQuarrie, Lewiston; Jill Walker Fisher, Hallowell; and Gerri Rossignol Smith, Bucksport.

Attending from the area were: Penny Davis Brown, Paula Dube Ward, Roger Cloutier, Norma Wellman Luciano, Waldo Souther, Candy Tenney Jackman, Russell Hubbard and Helen Ouellette Hobbs.

Classmates unable to attend were: Kirk Cressey, Hiriam Morrill, Cindy Moffet Koehler, Linda Blais Coates, Paulette Armandi, Dennis Corkum, Louise Crosson Begin, Barbara Merrill Cook, John Lavoie, Gail Masterman Jones, Patty Berry Avery and Ron Chadwick.

Members decided to hold yearly reunions starting next August.

Attending the Livermore Falls High School Class of 1967 reunion were, front row from left: Gerri Smith, Russell Hubbard, Mike Cox, Dosey Pike, Jacques Despres, Joanne Ellingwood, Janice Hughes, Helen Hobbs, Carol Crocker, Dave Allen, Paula Ward, Marcel Moreau, Candy Jackman and Richard Jackman; back, Vic Churchill, Judy Mann, Waldo Souther, Penny Brown, Evie Norton, Beverly Tanaka, Phil St. Pierre, Peeta Winter, George Warren, Norma Luciano, Roger Cloutier, Cathy McQuarrie and Jill Fisher.

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