HUDSON – Ten of the original 76 members of the Hudson High School class of 1957 gathered to observe their 65th reunion Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Horseshoe Pub on South Street.
They reviewed copies of their 1957 yearbook and compared stories past and present.
Those attending were: Rowena (Bousquet) Tervo, Barbara (Beauregard) Damico, Ann (Graves) Gray of Berlin, Linda (Kerrigan) Brown of Lunenburg, Diane (Keblin) Lee of Clinton, George Coolidge of Wareham, Robert Parker of Freetown, Pat (Mills) Downs of Lancaster, Robert Fillmore of Texas and N.H., and Bill Jackson of Hudson.
The class has met every five years since graduation.
Hudson residents announce son’s engagement
Chris and Wendy O’Keeffe of Morristown, N.J. and West Tisbury and Jeff and Nola Ahearn of Hudson announce the engagement of their children: Megan O’Keeffe, a kindergarten teacher at Applewild School, Fitchburg, to Michael Ahearn, a Project Manager at Raytheon.
Megan is a graduate of St. Elizabeth University and has a Master’s degree from Lesley University. Michael is a graduate of Boston College and a grandson of former Hudson resident Nathalie Ahearn, of Marlborough.
Megan is granddaughter of Vicki OKeeffe of Jupiter, Fla. They will be married in Summer 2023 at Edgartown Yacht Club, Martha’s Vineyard.
Community cheers on “Extreme” band
Hudson fans, friends, former classmates and relatives went to Fenway Park Sept. 9 to cheer for former Hudson resident Nuno Bettencourt and his band, “Extreme.”
End of summer barbecue
Residents of Meadowbrook Home Park enjoyed an “end of the summer” barbecue Sunday, Sept. 11 at VFW Home, Palmieri Drive. Deejay Al Temple provided music. All attending brought a can of non-perishable food for the Hudson Community Pantry.
Oldest scout troop
Hudson Boy Scout 2, chartered in 1916, will be the subject of the meeting of the Hudson Historical Society Tuesday evening, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at First Federated Church Hall. Speakers will be Troop 2 Scoutmaster John Bishop and Mrs. Melissa Caissie, Scoutmaster of Troop 2 Girls and assistant Cubmaster of Cub Pack 3104.
The Troop currently boasts a boy and girl membership, and family pack of girls and girls in Cub Pack 3104. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.
Drive fore ALS
Second annual “Drive FORE ALS” golf tournament, in memory of Nicole Garcia, will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at Juniper Hills Golf Club, Northborough.
Nicole, wife of Hudson native Michael Garcia, lost her long battle with ALS a few weeks after the first tournament. She was the daughter-in-law of former Hudson residents Joseph and Denise Garcia.
Master gardener visits Garden Club
“What Weeds are Saying,” was the subject of certified master gardener Michele Fronk Schuckel Sept. 19 at meeting of Hudson Garden Club at Hudson Senior Center, Church Street.
For more information about the Garden Club contact Cindy Provencher 978-618-3467.
Sept. 25 – Mark Ferruccio
Sept. 26 – Brad Lowe, Val Cunha, Ron Dumais, Debbie Joyce and Nicole Paquette
Sept. 27 – Christina Crue, Kenny Smith and Kristen Borella
Sept. 28 – Rachel Dugan
Sept. 29 – Marly Wallingford, Bonnie Elman, Theresa Filipe and Christy Jenkins
Sept. 30 – Joe Jacobs, Gary Masciarelli, Abigail Appel, Erin Donovan and Katie Fitzpatrick
Oct. 1 – Zachary Chartrand, Patty Cunha, Addison McGorty, Sally Cabral and daughter Alyssa, Curtis, Marcelle and Russell Durrenburger
Oct. 2 – Don LaCerte, Ron Bissonnette and Shanna Haley
Oct. 3 – Ian Vorce, Kelli Ahearn and Kennedy Prashaw
Oct. 4 – Jennifer Fernandes
Oct. 5 – Lee Dinner, Lisa Chamberlain, Janet Kelly and Kelly Montalto
Oct. 6 – Haley Gould, Mark Ahearn, Melanie Curtis, Alison Ferruccio and Donna Erlandson
Oct. 7 – Fred Lucy, Rob Bowen, Joe Fahey, Mary Walling, Nicole Blais and Samantha Wetherell
Sept. 24 – Don and Margaret Quinn, Ron and Carol Cormier
Sept. 27 – “R.J” and Kelley Bushey
Sept. 28 – Jack and Lucy Lampinen, Fred and Michelle Dusseault
Sept. 29 – Bob and “K” Latzka
Sept. 30 – Richard and Diane Daher
Oct. 3 – Ray and Muriel Thompson
Oct. 7 – Chuck and Becky Appel
LOOKING BACK TO 1971
Hudson letter carrier Roland “Squash” Charbonneau was honored with a retirement party at the Buonavia Club by Hudson Post Office co-workers. Steve Chimelski, 1971 Hudson High graduate, enrolled in the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.
Tom Hellen received the “most valuable player” award at the Hudson Softball League banquet.
A Hudson three-room ranch was listed for rent for $300 per month. Jim Hickey of the Hudson Industrial Commission was taking a course in “Industrial Development” at Holy Cross College.
Hudson Boys Club “Boy of the Month” awards went to Michael Dube and Eddie Benoit.
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