The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 13, 2004

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE. Townspeople gather at Town Hall on Sunday to wish long-time Carlisle resident and former selectman Howard Hensleigh and his wife Jan (both on the right) a fond farewell as they retire to Florida this month. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)



Frank E. Foss

Frank Elder Foss, 91, of Amherst, Massachusetts, died July 17. Born in Concord, Massachusetts, May 27, 1913, he was the son of the late William Foss Jr. and Jenny Mason Foss of the Foss Farm on Bedford Road in Carlisle.

He was a graduate of Concord High School and of Northeastern University in 1935, where he was first in his class.

Mr. Foss worked for the American Optical Company in Southbridge for over 30 years. He supervised the construction of factories in England and Wales. He later worked as an executive at the Univis Optical in Puerto Rico and finally as an assistant to the president of Webster Lens in Webster, Massachusetts, where he and his wife lived in retirement.

Mr. Foss is survived by his wife of 69 years, Louise Qua Foss; three daughters, eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. A memorial service was held July 24 in the Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst. Burial was in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord.


Bowen Shaye Supple

Amy and J.J. Supple of Sunset Road are pleased to announce the birth of their son Bowen Shaye born July 16 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Grandparents are Patricia and Dave Hayes of Portsmouth, Rhode Island,Claire Henneberry of Acton, and Joseph Hayes of Centerville, Cape Cod. Great-grandmother is Gertrude Silva of East Providence, Rhode Island.

Zander Pease, age 14, of Evergreen Lane recently captured the Boys-14-and-Under doubles title at the Todd Morsilli New England Clay Court Championships in Providence, Rhode Island, teaming with Kenny Baclawski of Waltham. The New England Clay Courts, held annually in mid-July, is one of the "Big Three" junior tournaments in New England. Earlier in July, Zander partnered with CCHS teammate Harry King, of Concord, to win Boys-16-and-Under doubles crown at the 2004 Bay State Games. Zander is coached by Eric Meyer of New England Team Tennis.



Erik Munroe of Acton Street received a bachelor of arts degree from Swarthmore College in June. He graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in Psychology. In college he was a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician with the Swarthmore Fire and Protective Association and was active with SHIP (Serving the Homeless in Philadelphia), the Pro-Choice Task Force, dance and the Sierra Club. He was a member of the track team, rugby and hockey team and played intramural sports.

Kate LeClair of Baldwin Road received a bachelor of arts degree in Sociology from Regis College in Weston.

Joanne Haynes of Acton Street received a master of science degree in Nursing from Regis College in Weston.

Tucker Bailey, III of School Street received a bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University.

David Simpson of Judy Farm Road graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor of arts degree in History. At Stanford, David served as a captain of the lacrosse team.

Samuel R. Cole of McAllister Drive graduated from Babson College with a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration.

Michael Kilfoyle of West Street recently graduated from St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. with a bachelor of arts degree in Business.

Elizabeth Thomas of Page Brook Road recently graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor of science degree in Family Studies. Elizabeth is a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization.

David "Ty" Bitzer of Rutland Street graduated from Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire. He received the Allan S. Bursaw Award for excellence in economics. He was an honor roll student, captain of the varsity basketball team, dorm leader and member of the Green Key. During the second semester Ty was a teaching assistant in anatomy and physiology. He completed his senior project at Merrimack Valley Physical Therapy Associates. Ty will attend the University of Vermont in the fall with a major in Physical Therapy.

Ned Phillips-Jones of Estabrook Road graduated from the White Mountain School in June. He plans to take a year off and then attend Hampshire College.

Academic Honors

Andrew Boardman of Russell Street was named to the Dean's List at the University of Rochester.

Irene Schmidt of Rutland Street was named to the Merit List at Kenyon College for the second semester of the 2003-2004 academic year.

Preston Holleman of Shady Brook Lane and Shermin Pei of Stoney Gate were named to the Dean's List at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Thomas Schueller of Hartwell Road was named to the Dean's List at Clark University.

Florian Christopher Schueller of Hartwell Road was named to the Dean's List at Bentley College.

Michael Burke of Pine Brook Road was named to the honor roll at St. Sebastian's School in Needham.

Ryan Duff of North Road received honors from Cushing Academy in Ashburnham.

• Lexington Christian Academy has announced the honor roll for 2003-2004 school year. Students from Carlisle who have earned honors include Joanne Kirkland of Curve Street and Mary Snell of Monroe Hill Road.

Andrew Daltas of Lowell Street was named to the Dean's List at the University of Hartford for the spring semester.


• The prestigious art competition, Arts for the Parks, recently announced that Maris Platais of Bedford Road was selected in the 2004 Top 100 for the artwork titled "Concord," featuring Minute Man National Historical Park.

The annual competition is designed to support and promote our National Parks through the work of artists who have captured on canvas and paper some of the most dramatic and enticing visions of the national parks. The top award winners for this year's competition will be announced on September 18.

Shelley Reeves of Carleton Road has been named president of the Massachusetts Music Teachers Association.

Lisa Lofdahl of Peter Hans Road, a soprano, will perform in the concert "Venetian Vespers" at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord on August 13 at 8:15 p.m.

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito