Diary Entry for 12/1/1985

Our 50th anniversary party at Philadelphia Fire Hall. Everything just lovely and great. Almost 100 folks there. Vern and Jim’s left about 7 PM. Ken and Eleanor about 11 PM. June R and Arland Hall here in evening. Gave us red apple cookie jar. Whole family went to...

Diary Entry for 12/2/1985

Charge conference at Mills. Postponed because of stormy weather. Bad all day. We are both tired today. Linda and Joey over in evening with cards and money gifts. Gary took George to Syracuse today. He goes back Sunday to enter hospital.

Diary Entry for 12/3/1985

Corrine Simonds here to get contract signed again. Merrill and Bill Mowers set up Nativity Crèche on church lawn. Wrote Vern’s. Got more cards and money. Got letter from Mary Hall. Lynn really bad. Marty here to use phone.

Diary Entry for 12/5/1985

UMW Christmas meeting, covered dish supper in church basement after 12 years. 10 present plus Rev. Collin. Collected $27 for missions. Went for groceries. Lynn Hall weak. Back to Ogdensburg hospital. Merrill called Evelyn.