First class to graduate from Athol-Royalston Regional High School holds 60th class reunion

  • Class members of the Athol High School Class of 1959 who attended the recent 60th reunion included: Row 1 — Al Abue, Joanne Bettey Dumas.Row 2 — Nancy Leonard Peeler, Janet Tuholski Blanchard, Nancy Divoll Sprague, Ellen Brazell, Madeleine Bedard Andrews, Donald McKay, Ruth Russell LaPointe. Row 3 — Pauline Markum Reid, Cookie Perkins Godin, Donna Scavo Catanese, Betty Varisco Holden, Meridith Herd Orso, Cynthia Stewart Trinque, Robert Dykeman, Bernard Willis, Elaine Hunter McKay, Shirley Truehart Gee. Row 4 — Rita MacDonald Owczarski, Ronald Trinque, Donald Risatti.Row 5 —Carlton King, Leon Nicoliello, Lenny Masiello, Marty Grover, John Buck, Bob Hamm, Brad Parcher, Gary Deyo, Ed Smith, Mike Maselli, Jan Hatch. Gary Gamach

Published: 10/4/2019 11:14:23 AM
Modified: 10/4/2019 11:14:12 AM

ATHOL — The Athol High School Class of 1959 held their 60th Class Reunion at the American Legion in Orange on the afternoon of Sept. 7.

The Reunion Committee greeted their classmates and guests as 50s music played in the background and pictures of ‘memories’ circulated on a TV screen. Gary Deyo was Master of Ceremonies. A catered buffet dinner was served.

Elaine Hunter McKay made beautiful centerpieces of flowers from her garden. After dinner Marty Grover led classmates in a few “local trivia” games.

The following day, a brunch was held at the King Phillip Restaurant in Phillipston.

Reunion Committee members are: Madeleine Bedard Andrews, Donna Scavo Catanese, Gary Deyo, Jan Hatch, Marty Grover, Mike Maselli, and Don Risatti.

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