Monthly Archives: April 1985

Diary Entry for 4/1/1985

Snow, rain, and sunshine. Wrote Vern’s. June R here in PM. She says she is getting married to Freddie Davis, 46. Jeff here with cheese spread I bought, $2.00

Diary Entry for 4/2/1985

Snowing. Marty was over. They are selling their house. They are looking at a trailer at Evans Mills. D Gleason called in evening about annexing our street to the village. Angie Haggerty died 3 years ago today.

Diary Entry for 4/3/1985

Red Cross clinic: Merrill 104/74 and 15 blood count. Mine was 152/44 and 13 blood count. Meeting at Town Barn about annexing Collin’s property. A good turn out of neighbors. We got Easter card from Vern’s. I feel punk from diarrhea.

Diary Entry for 4/4/1985

Maundy Thursday at Evans Mills. We didn’t get to it. We went for groceries in AM. I was sick all day. Diarrhea terrible.

Diary Entry for 4/5/1985

Good Friday service at Philadelphia. We went. About 45 there. Warmer. Frogs hollering for first time this spring. Jim Kavanaugh suing for 2 million. Merrill helped at church.

Diary Entry for 4/6/1985

Raining in the morning. Washed clothes and hung them outside. Sent 35th anniversary card to Nancy and Philip. Didn’t go to their open house at Gerald and Ginny Delles. Terrible windy in evening.

Diary Entry for 4/7/1985

Easter. cold 35°. 85 out to church at Philadelphia. We went to church at Evans Mills then picked up Audrey and went to Vern and June’s for dinner. Jim’s there also. Gail there. A great day together. Got home at 7 PM.

Diary Entry for 4/8/1985

Cold. A few snow flurries. Piddock called to say they were burying Uncle Berl in a couple of days. I’m very sore and lame from riding.

Diary Entry for 4/9/1985

Piddocks called again about grave. My arthritis very sore. Cold all day. Merrill helped Robbins at church some in AM.

Diary Entry for 4/10/1985

Merrill helped Robbins at church. I went to lodge, 7 out. Snowing hard in evening. Ground white. Cold

Diary Entry for 4/11/1985

Warmer. Merrill worked at church all day. Frank finished pipes. UMW at Margaret Kiechle’s, 12 out. Good meeting. I wrote Vern’s.

Diary Entry for 4/12/1985

Dad has been gone 25 years today. Lawrence Hanson’s auction. We went for groceries. Merrill and Bill Mowers worked at church in PM. Rebekah District meeting at Philadelphia, 24 present. Mary Chamberlain new DVP

Diary Entry for 4/13/1985

Lyle Hanson, 52 died 3 years ago today. They called from Piddocks to say Uncle Berl Talcott has been buried. I called Marilyn Garbut (?) about Cameron’s but she wasn’t home. Merrill took trash. I washed clothes.

Diary Entry for 4/14/1985

Gail Myers 21st birthday. We went to Sunday School and church, 31 there. Aunt Maude didn’t go. Much warmer today. Some rain. Glenn Bracy (?) here in PM on moped bike. We went for walk in evening.

Diary Entry for 4/15/1985

Gladys and Ted’s 52nd anniversary. We cleaned upstairs and front porch. Washed curtains and windows. Still have to do upstairs. Washed bedding. A great day, 70°. Put plants on porch. Tired tonight.

Diary Entry for 4/16/1985

Dental appointment. Had teeth cleaned, $10.00. We stopped at Doris and Art’s. Art was building fence. We went to Lanphere’s for stuff for church basement. Carl Taylor called and asked me to call folks about PPR meeting Friday.

Diary Entry for 4/17/1985

Wrote Don’s. We cleaned dining room and living room. Cold wind but nice day to do curtains. Got letter from Pilon’s monument. It costs $65 to engrave 1984 on Uncle Berl’s stone.

Diary Entry for 4/18/1985

Snow flurries in morning. We cleaned hallway and our bedroom. Wrote Pilon’s. Merrill and Bill Mowers worked at church. Dwayne Petrie here in evening. Got card from Dan from New York City trip.

Diary Entry for 4/19/1985

PPR meeting at Mills. I went with Vera Rosbrook. Rev. Salisbury is being moved to Lorraine and Mannsville. Quite a surprise. Appointment with Dr. Siegel. He took blood test for uric acid. Got eye drops.

Diary Entry for 4/20/1985

Washed more draperies and bedding. Merrill and Bill worked all day at church. A just beautiful day. Patty called in evening. They are bringing Jill and Joel tomorrow.

Diary Entry for 4/21/1985

A great summer like day. We went to church, 43 there and Sunday School. Vera told people Rev. Salisbury is leaving. Jolie left with school band for Disney World Florida at 10 AM. Jim’s here for supper and Jill and Joel stayed out. Jill forgot her clothes. Got our lawn furniture out.

Diary Entry for 4/22/1985

Another beautiful day. 80°. Jill and Joel sneaked in pool with Darcy. washed cloths. Merrill took off storm windows. Worked garden. Kids outside all day. Jim here for supper. Ge brought Jill’s clothes.

Diary Entry for 4/23/1985

Another great day. Hot and sunny. We went for groceries in AM. June R here with farm payment. She and Freddie Davis married April 15. Merrill stopped at Sperls (?). They have sold house. Moved to Connecticut. Made cookies. Merrill worked at church in PM.

Diary Entry for 4/24/1985

Dr. Scanlon, 1:30. Everything okay. Merrill took Jill and Joel to Care Bears movie. We took them home. Had supper with them. Jim working. Shopped on way home. Got car headlight. Got flour and bulb for kitchen light.

Diary Entry for 4/25/1985

Cooler and cloudy. Merrill finished at church. Had to clean up yet. I had my hair cut at Jim’s shop. I like it. Got letter from June. Vern is in Minnesota. Gets home tonight.

Diary Entry for 4/26/1985

Vern, June, Dan go to Dan’s interview for school scholarship in Schenectady. I wrote Ella Dranicke in Chicago. Merrill and Bill cleaned up mess at church. Jolie gets home from Band trip to Florida.

Diary Entry for 4/27/1985

Dan’s interview 10:30 -11 AM. We cleaned kitchen, bath, and porches. Just laundry room to do yet. Joey B got mud bike. Got groceries.

Diary Entry for 4/28/1985

We went to Sunday School and church, 53 out. We watched arthritis telethon with Mike White. Called in $5.00. Merrill burned pile of brush and junk from church. Wrote letter to Vern’s.

Diary Entry for 4/29/1985

UMW district Meeting at Alex Bay, 7 went. We went to city. Got radio and sun glasses. Merrill got work shoes and glass for door. Patty and Jean here when we got home. Had been to Theresa. Had lunch here. They took Audrey to hospital. Dan called. He won $8000.00 scholarship from Price Chopper foods.

Diary Entry for 4/30/1985

Betty Haggerty, 77 died 3 years ago today. Merrill mowed lawns for first this year. My arthritis aching bad all day. Washed quilt and bed spread. Audrey had gall bladder operation.