Sunrise Service
Mar30

Sunrise Service

More than a hundred celebrants attend Easter sunrise services at Singing Beach on Sunday, March 27. The interdenominational service, held each year on Easter morning, was led by local church leaders Rev. John Hughes of the First Parish Church, Congregational, Rev. Stephanie Chase Bardbury, Priest-in-Charge, St. John’s Episcopal, Beverly Farms, Rev. Luther Zeigler, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Manchester and Rev. Dr. David Mies,...

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Veterans’ Day 2015
Nov18

Veterans’ Day 2015

This year’s Veterans Day service at Amaral Bailey Post 113 was slightly different from those in the past. After the traditional ceremony, veterans were invited to share some of their personal experiences while they were members of the armed forces. The crowd laughed, listened quietly, and at times sat in awe as the vets recounted an eventful time in their lives. Above, local veterans from all branches of the armed services gathered...

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Archie Lee Gillis
Jun08

Archie Lee Gillis

Archie Lee Gillis, 78, of Inverness, FL died suddenly on April 3, 2015. He was born June 22, 1936 in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. He served his country in the Army in occupied territory, Berlin, Germany. Lee is survived by his loving wife Connie of 56 years, his son Neal, his daughter Cynthia Powell (husband Steven), one grandson Luke Powell (all of Lynchburg, VA), his niece Phyllis Sax of Bonita Springs, FL, his step-mother, Dorothy...

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Winifred Hoysradt
Jun01

Winifred Hoysradt

Winifred Hoysradt, of Manchester, MA, passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on May 23, 2015. She was born in Ipswich, England on July 24, 1920, daughter of the late Henry and Emily Last. As a young woman during World War II she worked as a crane operator in a munitions factory and survived the London Blitz. She married an American Army officer and spent the next 20 years travelling the globe and raising three children. She then...

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Barbara Doane
Apr13

Barbara Doane

Barbara Doane, 70, died Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Kaplan House Hospice Center in Danvers following a year-long battle with cancer. Barbara was the daughter of the late Augusta Cook Doane and Raymond “Tighe” Doane. Barbara is survived by her son, Michael S. Chapman, his wife Doreen, and their two children Margaret Rizza and Nicholas Chapman-Rizza. Barbara also leaves behind her beloved life partner, Michael Drabkowski of Beverly,...

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Barbara Marion (Cool) Mullen
Feb24

Barbara Marion (Cool) Mullen

Barbara Marion (Cool) Mullen, 89, died on February 5th at Greenwood Nursing Center in Sanford, Maine. Barbara, daughter of Archibald and Helen (Webber) Cool, was a 1923 graduate of Story High School in Manchester, Massachusetts where she worked at a local restaurant and Brown’s Supermarket. Her husband, Calvert Mullen of Reading, Mass. predeceased her in 1977, Throughout her life, Barbara enjoyed amateur and professional sports,...

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