The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 30, 2008


Donald A. Sturtz

An avid stamp collector

Donald A. Sturtz, 77, formerly of Carlisle, recently of 1 Buttonwood Way, Littleton, died unexpectedly at his residence on May 15. He was born in New York City on December 29, 1930, son of the late Jesse and Gertrude (Green) Sturtz. He grew up in Great Neck, New York, and was a graduate of Great Neck High School, Class of 1948. He then graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. Degree in Arts and Sciences. After college, Donald served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Mr. Sturtz began his career at Macy’s in New York in the silver, home furnishing and furniture departments. He was recruited by Ethan Allen Furniture and helped establish their firm in the Northeast. He was presently working in retail sales at Stickley’s Furniture in Natick.

Mr. Sturtz made his home on North Road in Carlisle from 1973 to 1993, later in Acton for a short time and in Littleton since 1994. He was an avid philatelist and collected stamps all his life and was a member of the Bermuda Philatelic Association. He was a 30-year member of the Rotary Club of Littleton, where he was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship, a member of the Board of Directors for the Littleton Historical Society, and member of the Littleton Lyceum.

His survivors include his wife Lieselotte (Greenhut) Sturtz of Littleton, with whom he recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary; four sons, Andrew and his wife Denise Sturtz of Carlisle, Peter Sturtz and his wife Caroline Christen of Littleton, Daniel and his wife Lee-Ellen Sturtz of Littleton and William and his wife Raina Sturtz of Littleton. He also leaves a sister Elizabeth and her husband Murray Stern of Concord, North Carolina, and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Monday, May 19, at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Rotary Club of Littleton, P.O. Box 313, Littleton, MA 01460; Littleton Historical Society, 1 Rogers Street, Littleton, MA 01460; or the Littleton Lyceum, C/O Gioia Clyde, 5 Tadmuck Trail, Littleton, MA 01460.

Mr. Sturtz, a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, was recognized on Monday, Memorial Day, when a wreath was placed at his grave site in the Green Cemetery.

Marion G. Lamburn

Long-time resident of Running Horse Farm

Marion G. Lamburn, 94, of Curve Street, died in Concord on May 20 following a lengthy illness.

  Mrs. Lamburn was born in Somerville on December 13, 1913. She was the daughter of the late Herman and Blanche (Scofield) Hill. She was raised in Newton and lived in Carlisle over 60 years where she attended the Carlisle Congregational Church. Mrs. Lamburn was the wife of the late Henry F. Lamburn.

  She is survived by her son Richard H. Lamburn and his wife Beverly of Westford; daughter Deborah A. Toher and her husband David of Running Horse Farm in Carlisle; four grandchildren: Donald Lamburn of Littleton, Janet Friot of Groton, Judith Thompson of Dunstable, and Jacquelyne Toher of Carlisle and great-grandchildren Christopher and Jillian Friot of Groton, Olivia, Julia and Victoria Thompson of Dunstable and Aidan Lamburn of Littleton. She was the sister of the late Fred Greenlaw and Grace Maguire.

  Private graveside services were held on May 23 at Green Cemetery in Carlisle. Memorial contributions may be made to Pat Brody Cat Shelter, P.O. Box 142, Lunenburg, MA 01462. Arrangements were in the care of Bedford Funeral Home, Bedford.

Members of the Morin family who were able to obtain leave and could travel to Norwich University for the commencement ceremony are (left to right) Captain Stephanie Cooper, Specialist Edward Morin, Jennifer Morin and Sergeant Thomas Thompson III. (Courtesy photo)

• On May 11, Jennifer Morin of Maple Street received her bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice, summa cum laude, from the Norwich University Corps of Cadets, Vermont. Morin was the highest ranking female in the Corps of Cadets, earning a rank of Major. She was also president of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society.

Morin will leave June 5 for Fort Lewis, Washington, where she will be commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army.

Justin Delgado (left) of East Street won third place at the Massachusetts Middle School Regional Science and Engineering Fair on May 7 at WPI. Justin also received a Clean Technology award for his project, “What feedstock makes a good biofuel?” His research on evaluating and comparing corn, sugar, and celluose-based materials as a basis for producing ethanol will now be presented at the State Science and Engineering Fair on June 7. He is a seventh-grade student at the Advanced Math and Science Academy in Marlborough.

• Artist Teresa Dwyer of Patch Meadow Lane is having her paintings shown at the Chelmsford Library during the month of June, starting June 3.

Laura Baliestiero, Lisa Hales and Heather Collins of the Laura B Team in Carlisle Coldwell Banker have earned the EcoBroker Certified designation, having successfully completed a unique and informative training program on the energy and environmental issues that affect real estate transactions. The Laura B Team joins the movement of professionals pushing the real estate market toward energy-efficient, sustainable and healthier design/features in homes and buildings.

Karl Breuing, M.D., of Spencer Brook Lane, a plastic surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Plastic Surgery at Faulkner Hospital, was a speaker at a plastic surgery and skin rejuvenation event on Thursday, May 29, at Faulkner Hospital. Included in the presentation was a discussion of innovations, including Botox®, Radiesse®, Restylane®, Juvederm™, Hydrafacial MD™ and skincare systems Obagi® and Neova®.

Our sympathy to . . .

Timm and Eric Brandhorst on the death of Timm’s mother in Moorestown, New Jersey, on May 24.

Please send us information on your private school and college graduates. The Mosquito will feature graduates in late June issues.

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