The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 22, 1999


George Byers Littlefield

The stork beat Santa to the Littlefields' on Fifty Acre Way last month. George Byers Littlefield was born to Bart and Bar Littlefield on December 10, 1998, in Boston. He joins older sister Margot, and brothers Rex and Jack. His great-uncle and aunts are George and Jill Reichenbach of West Street, and Judy Bateman of Littleton; proud cousins include Vaughn, Heidi and Reilly Harring, also of West Street.

Kyle David Svenson

Deborah Ives Svenson and Michael Svenson of Mansfield are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kyle David, on January 13. The proud grandparents are Natalie and Dave Ives of Heald Road in Carlisle. Great-grandmother is Estella I. Woodruff of Hamden, Connecticut.


Edith Sayre

Edith Sayre, 92, died of natural causes January 12, at the home of her daughter Ruth Uebelhoer on Stearns Street, where she had been living for the past two years. She had been a resident at the Senior Housing on Church Street from 1986 until 1997.

Mrs. Sayre's husband George E. Sayre died in 1975. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Ruth Uebelhoer and Herbert Uebelhoer of Carlisle; Dorothy J. and Reverend Bernard H. Lieving, Jr. of Tampa, Florida; stepdaughter Barbara Wilbert; stepsons George Sayre, Jr. and Harold Sayre; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held on January 16 in Mason, West Virginia. Reverend Bernard H. Lieving, Jr. officiated. Mrs. Sayre was buried in the New Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Memorial donations may be made to the Kitchen Fund, New Haven Methodist Church, New Haven, West Virginia.

Arthur T. Gates

Arthur Trenholm Gates, 63, of Bedford Road, died of natural causes Monday, January 18, 1999 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Born in Arlington on March 18, 1935 he was the son of the late Arthur Wellington Gates and Etta Alexandria (Trenholm) Gates. He was a 1954 graduate of Concord High School and later attended Wentworth Institute in Boston. During the Korean Conflict, he served in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Gates retired from Carpenters Local Union #40 in Cambridge after over 35 years as a carpenter.

He was a member of the Concord Rod and Gun Club, Chelmsford Lodge of Elks, Lowell Sportman's Club, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include two daughters, Deborah A. Gates of Gulfport, Mississippi, and Victoria G. Herring of Charleston, South Carolina; two sons, Arthur T. Gates, Jr. of Needham and Douglas S. Gates of Concord and a granddaughter, Amanda B. Gates of Concord.

A funeral service was held January 21 in the Farrar Chapel of the Joseph Dee & Son Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord.

Interment followed in the family burial plot in Green Cemetery, Carlisle.

Officers and members of the Chelmsford Lodge of Elks conducted an Elks service at the Dee Funeral Home on Wednesday evening.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

· Jonathan Daisy of Daisy's Market will have a display of his black and white photographs on exhibit at the Airfield Cafe in Stow through the end of February. Cafe hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, serving breakfast and lunch. For more information contact: Jonathan Daisy at 897-3642 or 287-4043.

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito