The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 3, 1999

Engagement Victoria Thomas to wed Matthew Newton

Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas of Page Brook Road, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Victoria to Matthew Newton, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Newton of Warrington, England.

Victoria graduated in 1991 from Northfield-Mount Hermon School and attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where she graduated magna cum laude with degrees in psychology and German. She is currently employed as a customer service representative for Vertex in Cheshire, England.

Matthew attended Bridgewater School in Warrington, England and graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with honors degrees in business German and business French. He is currently employed as a Lotus Notes administrator in Cheshire. A summer 2000 wedding is planned.


Heidi Powers weds Paul Robinson

Mr. Albert Powers of East Street would like to announce the marriage of his daughter Heidi Lee to Paul Robinson. Heidi is a 1990 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School, and a 1996 graduate of UMass Lowell. She is employed as an accountant for Cain, Bourret and Palmer LLP, Certified Public Accountants, in Westford.

Paul is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kelleher of Acton and is employed as a plumber for Tri-State Plumbing in Windham, New Hampshire.

Paul and Heidi were married on July 10 at the First Religious Society in Carlisle and had a chicken barbecue reception at Pout and Trout Family Campground in Rutland. The couple went on a week-long scenic honeymoon drive from the Maine coast to Lake Ontario. They will reside in Greenville, New Hampshire.


Lyna C. Mueller Authority on porcelain and glass

Lyna Christopher Mueller, noted authority and lecturer on English porcelain and Art Glass, former wife of Wallace J. Gardner, and widow of Harry L. Mueller, a Boston physician, died Thursday, August 26, at her home in Carlisle after a long illness.

Lyna Mueller formed an early interest in antiques while growing up in Saddle River, New Jersey. She went to Gettysburg College, where she was a member of Chi Omega. She studied English and Continental porcelains and glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 1959-1960. She developed a special interest in porcelains of the 1750 to 1825 period and became an expert in that field.

Upon returning to New England, she lived in Concord, Massachusetts until 1964 and, as a member of the Concord Antiquarian Society, served as an appraiser of porcelains for the society. She was also a member of the Boston chapter of the International China student club, which is devoted to the study of early ceramics. In the early 1960s, she turned to the study of American glass of the Art Glass and Art Deco periods and also taught and lectured in those areas.

She leaves three daughters, Alice Lyna Mutrie, Jill Christopher Gardner and Jan Elizabeth Fischer, and a son, W. Joseph Gardner, Jr. She also leaves two grandsons, James E. and Christopher J. Mutrie. All will miss the bright, warm light of her presence and will love her dearly, forever. Private funeral services will be held for the family. Contributions in her name may be made to the Gillette Center for Women's Cancers, c/o Dr. N. Nikrui, 100 Boston Street, Suite 110, Boston, MA 02114 or to the American Cancer Society, 25 Stuart Street, 44th floor, Boston, MA 02116-4700. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Bedford Funeral Home, Bedford.


Lawrence P. Healey Bedford school history teacher

Lawrence P. Healey, 80, of Rutland Street, died Tuesday, August 24, at Lahey Clinic, Burlington. The cause of death was heart failure.

Mr. Healey, a Carlisle resident for 43 years, grew up in Lexington. After graduating from Lexington High School, he attended Boston College where he received a B.A. degree and an M.A. degree in education. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Healey taught history and social studies in the Bedford Public Schools from 1955 to 1978, after teaching briefly in western Massachusetts.

Survivors include three sisters, Rita Burbank of Reading, Sally Libby of Rutland Street, Carlisle, and Marie Harkinson of Manchester, New Hampshire; one brother: Dennis Healey of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral was held Friday morning, August 27, at Saint Irene Church in Carlisle. Burial was at the Westview Cemetery in Lexington. Arrangements were made by the Douglas Funeral Home in Lexington.


Robert L. Cady

Robert L. Cady of Carlisle, formerly of Lexington, died Monday, August 30, at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was 85 years old. He was born in East Providence, Rhode Island, on March 10, 1914. He was a native of Rhode Island before moving to Massachusetts.

Mr. Cady was the husband of the late Gabrielle (Tetu) Cady and is survived by his children, Robert Cady and his wife Jean of Boca Raton, Florida and Donna Duren and her husband David of Carlisle. He was the brother of Geraldine Cliff of Scituate, Rhode Island, Barbara Fales of East Providence, Rhode Island, and the late Donald and Russell Cady. He is also survived by his grandsons, Ryan and Josh Cady.

A funeral service will be held in the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Road, Bedford on Friday, September 3, at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Green Cemetery in Carlisle.

Our sympathy to . . .

Ed LeClair and his family on the death of his mother, Olive LeClair, of Chelsea.

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito