The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 17, 2009


Kaden Alan Forsberg

Ali and Andy Forsberg are happy to announce the birth of their son Kaden Alan on Easter Sunday morning, April 12. Kaden’s sisters, Mia and Kyra, are now thrilled to have their new brother home with them in Leominster. Proud grandparents are Charlie and Joanne Forsberg of Autumn Lane and Ron and Marilyn Whitmarsh of Dalton, Massachusetts.


Charles Theodore Stier

Former Deck House manager

Charles Theodore ”Ted” Stier, 67, of Littleton, formerly of Carlisle, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was the beloved husband of 44 years of Jamie C. Stier.

Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on April 28, 1941, he was the son of Howard and Ada (Moenck) Stier. He attended Sioux Falls schools, was a 1959 graduate of Washington High School in Sioux Falls and later graduated cum laude from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Mr. Stier was one of the original members at Deck House, eventually becoming National Sales Manager.

After leaving Deck House, his career also encompassed roles in sales management, technology and commercial real estate.

He was a loving husband and father who was deeply devoted to his family and friends.

A 25-year Carlisle resident, he moved to Littleton in 1999. He enjoyed bicycling, kayaking and sailing and also was an avid train enthusiast.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his daughter, Cassie Stier and her fiancé Paul King of Littleton; his son,Timothy Stier and his wife, Nicole Stier of San Francisco, California; and his brother, David Stier and his wife Judy Stier of Sioux City, Iowa.

A memorial service was held Thursday, April 16, at the First Religious Society in Carlisle.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Bethke Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital, John Cuming Building, ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742.

Arrangements were under the care of Charles W. Dee and Susan M. Dee, directors, Dee Funeral Home of Concord.

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Laurelie Willard to wed Alexander Schaeffer

Berton C. and Sylvia R. Willard of Bellows Hill Road, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurelie Willard of Villa Park, Illinois, to Alexander W. Schaeffer, son of Roland and Irene Schaeffer of St. Augustine, Florida. Willard is a 1994 high school graduate and a 1999 graduate of Syracuse University. She received a M.Ed. from Benedictine University. She is a teacher in the Fox Ridge Elementary School in St. Charles, Illinois. Her fiancé received a B.S from the University of Dayton and is employed by Apria Healthcare as a senior sales representative. The couple is planning a summer wedding.

All-Scholastic Winners

The Boston Sunday Globe’s All-Scholastic Winter Sports section featured the students tops in basketball, hockey, track, skiing, swimming, wrestling and gymnastics. Those Carlisle high school students recognized include:

• Girls All-Star Alpine Skiers: Michelle Solomon, Lindsay Cook and Hillary Cook

Boys All-Star Alpine Skiers: Alex Daniels, Ian Bloomfield and Brendan Canavan

* Girls All-Star Nordic Skiers: Blair Robinson

* Boys All-Star Nordic Skiers: Chris Burnham and Tim Lamere

Boys Track All-Stars: Chris Bojanic

Girls Swimming All-Scholastic: Sloane Brazina 1-meter diving and 3-meter diving

All-Star Swimming Relay Team members: Morgan Evans and Sloane Brazina

Prep School Girls Basketball: Kerri Bourque of Brimmer and May

• Sculptor Beth Galston of Stearns Street will have a solo exhibition at Boston Sculptors Gallery from April 23 through May 24. Galston has created a large-scale light installation, titled “Luminous Garden (Aerial).” Her experience of living in Carlisle close to nature has had a very important influence on her art work. In “Luminous Garden (Aerial),” a glowing walk-through environment, Galston creates a magical world inspired by nature and its processes.

Boston Sculptors Gallery is located at 486 Harrison Avenue, Boston. Phone 1-617-482-7781 or




President of the Carlisle Garden Club, Judy Blaikie-Lane (left), receives a certificate from the president of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Celeste A. Wilson, recognizing that the club has been in operation for
60 years. (Photo by Lois d’Annunzio)

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