The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 5, 1999


Alexander Lim

Meryl and Poh Lim of East Riding Drive are pleased to announce the birth of their son Alexander, born October 16 at Emerson Hospital. His grandmother is Sylvia Golden of Lincoln, Massachusetts.


Chandler Dewing to wed Matthew Fritz

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Dewing, Jr. of South Street announce the engagement of their daughter, Chandler Ames Dewing, to Matthew Miles Fritz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Miles Fritz of Concord. A July wedding is planned.

Chandler is a 1993 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Williams College and is attending Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Matt graduated from Belmont Hill School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Middlebury College. He is employed as a trader at Vinik Asset Management, a hedge fund, in Boston.


Gertrude L. Metivier, 82, of Bingham Road, a lifelong resident of Carlisle, died at Sunbridge of Concord on Wednesday, October 27, following a long illness. Born in Malden, December 29, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Ole C. and Julia (Brunhilsen) Knutsen.

A licensed practical nurse, Mrs. Metivier worked in the field of obstetrics prior to her marriage in 1942 to Ralph G. Metivier. A longtime member of the Carlisle Congregational Church, she enjoyed knitting and was known for her love of cooking for her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, she leaves her daughter, Carol Gendreau of Danvers, and her sons, Richard 0. and Robert G., both of Chelmsford, and Ralph E. of Carlisle. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and was the grandmother of the late Alison Metivier Gendreau.

Services were held in the Carlisle Congregational Church on Monday, November 1, conducted by the Rev. Keith Greer. Interment followed in Green Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the MacRae-Tunnicliffe Funeral Home, Concord. For those who wish to do so, gifts in her memory may be sent to the Carlisle Congregational Church, 147 School Street, Carlisle.

Carlisle fencers dominate regional tournament

CCHS was the site of the Pechansky Scholastic Fencing Tournament on October 23 and 24. Fencers came from as far away as Maine, Vermont and New York City to compete in the Youth 14. Mixed Sabre was dominated by Carlisle fencers. Eva Jellison of Judy Farme Road took first place, undefeated for the day, Girls Sabre. Ted Ho of Judy Farme Road was fourth and his sister, Emily Ho was sixth. Tom Colgan, of Bedford, was third. Eva, Tom, Ted, and Emily all fence for the Carlisle Recreation Program and Prise de Fer Fencing Club. Their coach is David Blake. This was the first tournament for Ted, Emily, and Tom.


Emily Arnow, whose article on Harry Potter was published in last week's Mosquito, is 11 years old and is in the fifth grade.

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