The Morning Union from Springfield, Massachusetts (2024)

.1 3 14 THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, SPRINGFIELD, SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 1955 NEWS FROM THE CITY OF HOLYOKE NEWS FROM THE CITY OF CHICOPEE HOLYOKE ROARS NOISY GREETING FOR NEW YEAR Colorful Social Events Throughout City Are Largely Attended Holyoke, Jan. 1 (Saturday)Hundreds of merrymakers shouted farewell 1954 and cheerfully greeted the New Year in a series of colorful socials last night that were reported to have eclipsec past records in this city. Hundreds at Parties Noiseniakers. music and song were in abundance in holidayfestooned. hotels celebration and reached clubs, a climax sat midnight with the traditional singing of 'Auld Lang Syne." On subdued note, the New Year was welcomed by many families who entertained at house Several hundred guests marked a arrival.

of 1955 at the open house in Hotel Roger Smith, and the management of the Yankee Pedlar Inn reported that up to a late hour slightly over 1000 dinners, were served. Dancing and general merriment were provided at Toto's in Smiths Ferry. and approximately 600 revelers flocked to the popular night spot. Holyoke Lodge of Elks was host to 350 members and guests at a smorgasbord and dance. GimMe societies in the Mater participated Doloro- in a sa parish auditorium.

The festival was preceded by the centuries-old service of "Oplatck," which is the breaking of bread coupled with exchanges of best wishes of the season. One hundred fifty-four tions were filled at Springdale Turn Hall, and there was dancing. large Kosciuszko hall was filled to capacity for the club's customary dinner party and dance. At the Franco-American Club one of the largest attendances in years was reported. In the Knights of Columbus auditorium, 500 members and guests enjoyed a smorgasbord and dance.

Open house was observed at American Legion Post 325 and United Forces Post 351. and large gatherins were reported to have visited Gleason's Rathskellar. Hotel EsseX, the Log Cabin and Shea's Avodire in private holiday socials. The Municipal Licensing Board made its annual concession to the festive occasion by permitting alcoholic beverages to remain on tables until 3 a. two hours after ordinary time limit.

In all. thee New Year was joyously greeted and the city looks with confidence to another 12 months of prosperity in all spheres of activity. Holyoke Briefs Holyoke, Dec. 31 Dr. and Mrs.

Sherwood Davidson have returned to Boston after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Davidson of Cherry St. Mrs. John C.

Eastman of Raymond is a patient in Holyoke Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gimbel 'of Sydney Ave. are spending the week end with Mr.

and Mrs. Harold Engel. John McGill of Washington. D. is spending the week end with relatives in this city.

Abraham Ominsky Hillside has returned from a vacation in Miami. Mr. and Mrs. William Esposito of Chestnut St. are spending the week end with his parents, Mr.

and Drs. August Esposito, of Brooklyn. Mrs. Sidney E. Halliday of Westfield Rd.

is a patient in Holyoke Hospital. Couples Club of St. Andrew's Evangelical and Reformed Church will meet Tuesday at 7 in the vestry. Francis Kane of Brown Ave. and David Counter of Congress Ave.

are home from a visit in Poughkeepsie with relatives of Mr. Kane. Pvt. Brian O'Connell, USA, stationed at Ft. Dix, N.

is spendweek end at his home in Memorial Ave. Henry Feinstein of Locust St. is spending the week end in the Catskills. A meeting of the St. Paul's Church school staff will take place Monday at 7.30 in the parish house.

MRS. JOHN KURTZ Holyoke. Dec. 31 Mrs. Augusta (Weber) Kurtz, 79, wife of John Kurtz, of Calumet died Holyoke Hospital this afternoon after a brief illness.

Rorn in Austria Dec. 11, 1875. she came this city at an early age residing here most of her life. She of First Lutheran Church. Besides her husband, she leaves three daughters, Mrs.

Albert L. Sherwood. Kalamazoo, Mrs. Anthony Gilboy and Mrs. Joseph Garvin, both of this city; two sons, Otto A.

of Springfield and Albert of Holyoke; two brothers, Henry Weber of this city and Frederick of Fairview; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be Monday at: at the Alger funeral home. Rev. Walter E. Menzel will officiate.

Burial will be in Forestdale Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday in teh afternoon and evening. MRS. HARRY KANE Holyoke, Dec. 31 Mrs.

Margaret (Barrett) Kane, wife of Iarry Kane, formerly 'of 33 East died this morning after A long illness. She was born in County Mayo, daughter of the late Henry and Bridget (Cosgrove) Barrett and had been a resident of this city for the past 53 years. Besides her husband, she leaves one sister, Mrs. Michael Dent of Turners Falls, also several nieces nephew's. The funeral will be held at the John B.

Shea funeral home Monday at .8.15 with solemn requiem high mass in Holy Rosary Church at 9. Burial will be in St. Cemetery. Happy New Year! of the gay anticipation which prevailed in Holyoke last hundreds prepared to welcome the new year with song is Miss Joan Provost, of 95 Beech a pretty. 18- brunette.

who was spotted by The Union cameraman at a 1955 calendar and extending best wishes for continued happiness and prosperity. Sunday Services Indicative night as and feasting year old glancing Holyoke, Dec. 31-First Methodist Church, Rev. Daniel A. Thurston; 9.30.

church school for junior, intermediate and senior groups; 10.30, kindergarten and primary groups; 10.40, worship, sermon, Adventuring faith." St. Andrew's Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rev. IT. Carl Nugent; 10, worship, sermon, service of Holy Second Congregational Church, Rev. Jerry W.

Trexler: 10, church school and forum; 11, worship, sermon, "Not in our stars." First Congregational Church, Rev. Walter A. Teller 9.45, primary, junior and intermediate partments; 11. prenursery. nursery kindergarten departments; and 11, worship sermon, "For morrow is children's story.

"What's in a New Year?" First Presbyterian Church: 10.10, worship, sermon by Rev. Holmes Van der Beck of Springfield College. First Baptist Church, Rev. Roland R. Young; 10.30, church school; 10.30, worship, sermon "Wise wisem*n." HENRY J.

SULLIVAN Holyoke, Dec. 31-Henry J. Sullivan of 29 West Court, sexton St. Jerome's Church for the past 39 years, died tonight in Providence Hospital after a short illness. Ile was A native of this city and was employed for many J'ears clerk by Kennedy High St.

Besides his wife. Mrs. Laura (Nault) Sullivan, he leaves a son. Richard, of Willimansett; a brothcr, and three sisters. He was inember of the Holy Name Society of the church.

Funeral will be the John B. Shea funeral home Monday. DANIEL, J. MANNING Holyoke, Dec. 31, Daniel J.

Manning of 3 Sonoma died this afternoon in his home after a short illness. He was born in this city, son of the late John and Nora (Manning) Manning, educated in the St. Jcrome schools and had been employed by the City of Holyoke for many years. He Was member of the Holy Name Society of St. Jerome Church.

Surviving are one sister, Miss Agnes Manning, at home: one brother, Timothy Manning of Westfield, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral will take place at the James P. Hobert funerall home Monday morning with a solemn high mass of requiem in St. Patrick's Chapel. Burial will be in- St.

Jerome Cemetery. Funeral will take place at the James P. Hobert funeral home Monday at 8.15, with a solemn requiem high mass at 9 in St. Patrick's Chapel. will be in St.

Jerome's Cemetery. MRS. ADELE TOYE Holyoke. Dec. 31-Mrs.

Adele (Carey) Toye, of 4 Sonoma widow of Jeremiah F. Toye who for many vears was sexton at St. Jerome's Church, died tonight a local nursing home alter a short illness. Surviving are a son, Philip New York City, and a grandson. Funeral will be at the James Hobert funeral home.

1 JOSEPH ROBINSON Holyoke, Dec. 31-Joseph Robinson, 81. of 78 Newton a former member of the Board of Aldermen. died tonight in Holyoke Hospital after a long illness. lIe was born in Buxton, and lived -this city for the past 79 years.

Mr. Robinson was employed for many years as a foreman-bricklayer the Casper Ranger Co. and later established own business. He was a member of the bricklayers union held several offices through the years: Besides his wife, Mrs. Rose (Lapointe) Robinson, he leaves daughter, Mrs.

Lily Prickette Hampden: A son, Santa Barbara, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral will be at the Me La funeral home Sunday at.3, followed by prayers in Perpetual Help Church. Burial. will he in Dame Cemetery. A solemn requiem high mass will he celebrated in the church Monday at 9.

Calling hours will he Saturday from 2 to 5 and to 10, and on Sunday until the time of lices. 22,501 Vehicles Listed for 1955 Boost of 1201 pie Moriarty Named As CD Director Holyoke, Dec. 31-A total of 501 vehicles have been registered for travel on the highways during 1935, George J. Hohenberger; chief the local office of the Registry of Motor Vehicles, reported tonight. contrast to other years, he ute rush by motorists, and office said, there was no heavy last personnel completed registrations shortly after the close of the; day's schedule.

The total repcustomary, increase of 1201 over last year's figure. Breakdown of the various type of vehicles was provided by the office. There were 19,673 pleasure cars as opposed to 18,615 the past year. Trucks totaled 2288, five less than in 1954, and 531, trailers were registered as against 381 for last year. Nine motorcycle registrations were included in the total, a drop of two.

Holyoke, Dec. 31 A former member of the Board Aldermen was named today by Mayor Seibel as the new civil defense director and the annual salary for the post was boosted from $2950 to $4500. Alfred J. Moriarty, 28, of 373 Linden will succeed Joseph A. Neumann as chief of the emergenoy program here.

The latter resigned to take an appointment as A state area director in the CD network at a substantial hike in annual pay. Handling the program for Area 2. which comprises the Western Massachusetts counties. Neumann will establish. central headquarters in Westfield, A World War IT Army veteran, Moriarty will hold the job on a full-time basis, and will start his duties Monday.

The mayor noted that in the event of emergencies, the director will take over leadership of all municipal operations. WILL BAN WAITRESSES FROM POURING DRINKS Holyoke, Dec. 31 Strict enforcement of a state regulation which prohibits pouring of alcoholic beverages by waitresses was ordered Police Chief William H. McGarry, in a directive read at all Police personnel will check local establishments to insure that heyerages are only brought from the bar to booths or tables and not poured. Violations were reported to the chief by the Municipal Licensing Board.

WATCH NIGHT SERVICE Holyoke, Dec. 31 Prayerful preparation for the new year was made tonight by members of Second Congregational Church who held a traditional watch night service in adjacent Skinner Memorial Chapel. Rev. Jerry W. Trexler, pastor, officiated at the ceremony, which began at 11.30 and ended with a communion service.

Mrs. Theda Torlai was guest harpist, and, sololist was James A. Scott, tenori Wil- The choir was under direction of bur D. Thiel. MICHAEL PARADIS Holyoke, Dec.

31-Michael Paradis, 89. died tonight in his home, 297 Main after a long illness. Born in Canada, he resided here 70 years and. until retirement in 1929, was employed by the Casper Ranger Construction Co. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs.

Antonia Brisbois and Mrs. Leo Nidas Mercure of and Mrs. Rhea Jobin. of Canada; a sister. Mrs.

Marie Deroy, of: Canada: seven grandchildren and several nieces nephews. Funeral will he at the J. H. Fleury Sons funeral home Monday morning. FREDERICK CROSS Holyoke, Dec.

31-Frederick Cross of 5 Laurel a World War I veteran, died Thursday night in Holyoke Soldiers Home. Born in Canada, he came to this country an early age and lived in North Adams, Springfield and South Hadley before coming to this city three years ago. Besides his wife. Mrs. Sarah (Girard) Cross.

he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Gerard Labrecque of Holyoke; a brother, Arthur of Adams; a sister, Mrs. Eva Thibodeau of Adams; and a grandchild. The funeral will be held at the A. J.

Brunelle funeral home Monday morning at 9.15, folmass in St. Patrick's Church, lowed by, solemn requiem high South Hadley. Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery, South Hadley. BUILDING PERMIT Chicopee, Dec.

31-Building Inspector Joseph R. Ducharme issued a construction permit to the following applicant: Gerard Bienvenue of 65 Ames to convert a home into a two family dwelling at an estimated cost of $200. School Menus Chicopee, Dec. 31 Next week's public school lunch menus have been arranged by Mrs. Kathryn Crelusniak, supervisor as follows: Monday: Vegetable noodle soup, frankfurt in buttered roll, potato chips, banana, grapefruit and orange salad in lettuce cup, graham crackers, peanut butter.

Tuesday: Spaghetti, hamburg and tomato sauce, buttered green beans, whole wheat bread, cheese, apple, milk. Wednesday: Vienna loaf, gravy. whipped potatoes, stewed tomatoes, buttered whole wheat bread. apple tap-. ioca pudding.

milk. Thursday: Juice, baked beef hash, harvard beets, buttered whole wheat and white bread, fig and raisin squares, cheese, milk. Friday: Fish cakes, tomato sauce, baked beans-homestyle, cole slaw. hot buttered biscuits, peaches, milk. YULE LIGHTING EXCEEDS LAST YEARS FIGURE Peak Load of 14,600 Kilowatts Registered During Holiday Chicopee, Dec, 31-Chicopee residents, flushed with Christmas spirit this year didn't spare a kilowatt as they outdid most previous holiday lichtinguSinesays in homes and places On Dec.

21; the Chicopee Electric Light Department reported a new peak load during Christmas week when its meters recorded a peak of 14,600 kilowatts as compared to 13,200 on Dec: 23, 1953. Local officials of. the department estimated that Christmas lighting pushed the peak upwards 1000 kilowatts by comparing the peak on Dec. 1 of this year which was 600 with that reported on Dec. 21 which was just 1000 kilowatts higher than that on Dec.

1. CITY IS AGLOW 4 WITH PARTIES GREETING 1955 Elks Lodge Launches Its New Home; Veterans Groups Celebrate: Chicopee. Dec. 31--Chicopee was aglow tonight with the flowing bowl, lively song and greetings in many spots throughout the city. The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Polish American Veterans and cther veteran posts led the way as jollification was rampant in the final round of 1954.

The Chicopee Lodge of Elks launched its new home in Granby with its first occupancy with a special organ installed with Everett H. Sittard at the keyboards for the traditional "Auld Lang Sine" at midnight. Athletic and social clubs all their parties and house gatherings were numerous. Chicopee police maintained paternal vigil over the merry makers prepared mainly to keep the celebraiors from accidents and trouble. Chicopee, Dec.

31. Members of the Holy Rosary Sodality of St. Stanislaus Parish will meet at the Starzyk funeral home Saturday at 7.30 D. m. too recite the rosary in memory of the late Miss Mary Kozik.

Television--VHF CHANNEL Mass. SATURDAY' 8.30 Down Earth 8.00 Mickey Rooney 8.00 Mi Taich 8.30 Place Face 10.00 ppy Feltor 9.00 Inosene 10.30 Paul inchell 9.30 Jimmy Durante 11.00 TB.A 10.00 3 org Cohel 11.30 Capt. Midnite 10.30 Hit Parade 12.00 News 11.00 12.13 Rose Parade 11.0% Wrestling 1.45 Cotton Bowl 12.0.7 Sports 4.30 Sports 12.20 Owl Theater Rose Bowl 7.30 Victor Borge WBZ. Boston, Mass, AN CHANNEL. SUNDAY 10.00 Science 4.30 9.43 Adventures 4.00 (H) Crossroads.

10.30 Our World 5.00 Hall of Fame 11.00 Frontiers 5.30 Big Town 11.30 Christopher 6.09 Playhouse 12.00 Capt. Hartz 7.00 Range Rider 12.15 News 7.30 Spectacular 12.30 Gene Jones 9.00 00 Playhouse 1.00 Mr. Wizard 10.00 Loretta Young 1.30 Stories 10.30 Justice 2.00 AN Cinema 11.00 Meet Press 3.00 Liberace 11.30 Stop Music 3.30 Juvenile Jury 12.00 Owl Theater CHANNEL 10 WAR. Providence, R. SATURDAY 8.30 Sat.

Cowboy 1.30 Film 9.15 Draw Me 1.45 Rose Bowl. 9.30 Cart. Midnite 7.00 Cavalcade 10.00 Fables 8.00 Mickey Rooney 0.30 Ed 8.60 Bishop Sheen 11.00 Space latrol 9.00 Imogene Coca 11.30 Annie Cakley 9.30 Jinimy Durante 12.00 Film 10.00 lyobel 12.13 Rose Parade 10.30 Public Defend. 1.13 Cartoons 11.00 News 2.00 Mr. Wizard 11.10 Life At 80 2.30 Lone Ranger 11.40 Wrestling 3.00 Disneyland 12.40 News 4.00 Zoo.

Parade 7 CHANNEL 10 WAR, Providence, R. L. SUNDAY 2.16 Tour Trouble 5.00 You Asked It 9.30 This Is Lite 5.30 TBA 10.00 Supplement 6.00 Newsmakers 11.30 Frontiers 6.30 Range Rider 12.00 This Rock 7.00 -Star Thea. 12.30 Super Circus 7.80 Spectacular 1.00 Questions 9.00 TV Playhouse 1.30 Tou Are There 10.0X) Adolph Menjou 2.00 Playhouse 10.30 Ellery Queen 2.30 This World 11.00 News 4.00 Loretta Young 11.10 Art Linkletter 4.30 Roy Rogers 11.40 Movie WKGB, Schenectady. N.

Channel Six SATURDAY 8.45 Mr. Wizard 4.10 Rose Bowl 9.13 Ramar. 7. 311 You Asked It 9.15 Cartoons 8.00 Playhose 10.00 Super Cartoons Circus 9.00 8.30 For Imogene Money Cora 11.00 Space Patrol 9.30 Star Theater 11.30 Fid McConnell 10.041 A Gobel 10.00 Jane Froman 10.30 Hit Parade 12.15 Roses Parade 11.00 Wrestling 1.45 Cotton Rowl 12.13 'The Medic 4.30 Sports, of 1934 12.43 Dollar a Second SUNDAY 8.45 Test. Pattern 4.00 Tears of Crisis 9.00 Faith 5.00 West.

Sundae 9.30 Frontiers 6.00 Press 10.00 Christophers 6.30 Review 10.30 The Life 6.13 Sports Spot 11.00 Capt. Hartz 7.00 Fashions 11.15 Capt. Midnight 7.15 11.45 Jo Stafford 7.3: Max Liebman 12,00 Little Margie 0.0 GE Theater 12.30 Lone Ranger 9.30 Love Lucy 1.00 Intrigue 10.00 1.30 Burns-Allen Loretta Young 2.00 Future of US 11.30 Meet Millie 0.30 Te It 12.00 Bir Town 3.30 Jack Benny Television--UHF WMGT. Pittsfield SATURDAY 4.45 Shrine Game 9.00 al Houmiong 13. 8.00 l.eater: 11.10 Late Show CHANNEL 19 WMGT.

Pittsfield SUNDAY 4.00 Christophers 1.30 D. Furbanks 0.15 Little Show 0.00 Theater A. All Film 10.80 News 1.00 This Is Lite CHANNEL 30 WANB, Britain, Coon. SATORDAY 4.00 Fun Show 7.30 Beat Clock 3.00 Serial 8.00 Jackie Gleason 5.30 Adventures 9.00 2 For Money 5.45 TBA 9.30 My Husband 6.00 Youth Parade 10.00 Ed Mayehott 6.30 Arthur Murray 10.30 Willy G.45 Spurts 11.00 Chronoscope 7.00 Range Rider 1:.15 Late Show CHANNEL 30 WIND. New Britain, Coon.

SUNDAY 12.00 Winky Dink Kit Carson 12.30 Carnival 7.00 Flash Gordon 1.00 Matinee 7.00 Ann Sothern 2.00 This Is Life 8.00 Playhouse 2.30 The Nation 9.00 Theater 3.00 Now--Then 9.30 Playhouse 3.30 Adventure 10.00 Father Knows 4.00 Crisis Tears 10.30 Ellery Queen 5.00 Omnibus 7: 11.00 Late Show CHANNEL 19 Last of 11,275 Car Registrations Inspector Donald registry branch for 11,275 applications afternoon and some Winding up some of inson Beaton and staff of the Registry of Motor Vehicles who have. operated the convenience of motorists during the registration rush with dispatch. The Chicopee office was virtually clear of stragglers at Springfield "Johnny Come Latelys" saved some time coming to the of the last applications is Mrs. Regina a Beaton of Westfield for H. H.

Springfield, right and Frank Maspo of Meadow. Willimansett. Evening Schools to Register For Second Semester Monday Chicopee, Dec. 31-Evening School registration will be held for the second semester on Monday through 'Thursday, it was announced today by Director Henry J. Rege.

Persons interested must register in person for the course of their choice at the school located nearest home. Vacancies will. be filled and a waiting list established if the class is over-subscribed. The following is a complete ing of the schools. courses, time and nights that classes be in session: Clothing.

7-10 p. Aldenville School, Tuesday and Wednesday. Bowe School, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Belcher School. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

School, Tuesday. High School, Monday and Tuesday. Kirby School. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. a Memorial School, MonThursday.

Taylor School, Monday and Tuesday. Valentine, Monday and Wednesday. Cooking, 7-10 p. High School. Monday.

Bowe School, Tuesday. Kirby School, Wednesday. Bowe School, Thursday. Cake Decorating. 7-10 p.

Aldenville School. Monday. Memorial School, Tuesday. High. School, Wednesday.

Belcher School, Thursdav. Decorated Ware. 7-10 p. Valentine School, Monday. Millinery, 7-10 Taylor School, Monday.

Memorial School, ALBERT J. QUINTAL Chicopee. Dec. 31-Albert J. Quntal, 68, of 15 Ashley Aldenville.

died this morning in his home after a long illress. He wa's born in (Canada and came to this country 62 year waS a former councilman in Berlin, N. H. and for the past three years had resided in Aldenville. He was a meat cutter by trade.

Besides his wife, Mrs. Lena Demers Quintal, he leaves a son, Robert of Aldenville, two daughters, Mrs. Jeannette Krass of Springfield and. Mrs. Gertrude Balboni of of of of of of of of of of Aldenville, two brothers, Wilfred of California and Eugene of Berlin, N.

four sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Therrien of California, Mrs. Rose Couture West Warren, Mrs. Mederise Kirouack of Berlin, N. H.

and Mrs. Mar. ian Young of Detroit, and eight grandchildren. The funeral will be at the J. 'H.

Fleury Sons funeral home Aldenville, Monday at 8.30 with solemn requiem high mass in St. Rose de Lima Church at 9. Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery. Calling hours from Saturday afternoon at 2.

Moreau Funeral Chicopee, Dec. 31 The fuAlbert J. Moreau of 102 West Chicopee, was held at the Grise funeral home this morning with a solemn requien1 mass in Assumption Church. Rev. Joseph Remy was the 'celebrant; Rev.

Ernest Moreau. the deacon; and Fr. Thomas, A. I subdeacon. Bearers were Aurel and William Asselin, Walter Dauplaise.

Harvey Beaudoin, Leo LaCroix, and Harold Moreau. Remy assited by Fr. Moreau COll ducted the service at the grave in St. Rose Cemetery. Miss Mary Kozik Dec.

31-Miss Mary Kozik of 18 White a member of the Chicopee Chapter Red Cross as a nurses aid, and the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Hedwig (Niemiec) Kozik died Thursday in ployed by the Milton Bradley Co. Springfield Hospital. She was emin Springfield and was a member of the CIO union at the plant. She was a member of the Milton Bradley Athletic Association, the Holy Rosary Sodality of St. Stanislaus Parish and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order, of Eagles in Springfield.

She leaves two brothers. John and Walter of Chicopee, and three sisters, Mrs. Dugre of Belchertown, Mrs. Catherine Deraleau of Indian Orchard and Mrs. Anna LeVasseur Wilbraham.

The funeral will: be Monday at 8.15 at the William S. Starczyk funeral home with solemn requiem high mats in St. Stanislaus Church at 9. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Visitors may call. from. 2 to 5 and 7 to 10. No iT. a Chicopee period, handled 3 yesterday Chicopee office.

Judd of Dick- Holyoke, Dec. 31-Funeral of 532 Bridge St. was today at Mrs. Florida, (Marion) Rudiger of the C. Blais Son funeral home, with a solemn high mass of requiem Precious Blood Church.

Rev. Donald Desilets was celebrant, Rev. IV. Donald Fournier deacon, and Rev. Jean Paul rissette subdeacon.

Bearers Ronald and Frank Roberts. Emil Frank. Alfred LaBarre: Marcel Gelineau, Frank Kaplan. Burial was in St. Rose Cemetery.

Fr. Morrissette read prayers at the grave. Funeral of Mrs. Yvonne (Mainville) Emery of 51 Bowers St. was today at A.

J. Brunelle funeral home, with a solemn high mass of requiem in Immaculate Conception Church. Rev. Wolfgang Fortier was celebrant, Rev. Emil Leclarc deacon.

and Rev. Rene Brisbois subdeacon. Bearers were Raymond. Albert, Roger. Henry and George Mainville and Rene Morency.

Burial was in Notre Dame Cemetery. Fr. Brisbois read prayers at the grave. Funeral of Stephen F. McCormick of 425 Elm St.

was today at the James P. Hobert funeral home. with a solemn high mass of requiem in Blessed Sacrament Church. Rev. Danicl E.

Hennessey was celebrant, Rev. Francis N. Hoyle deacon, and Rev. Robert E. Foudy subdeacon.

Seated in the sanctuary was Rev. Francis E. Moriarty, S. S. E.

president of St. Michael's College. Delegations attended from the Board of Public Works and Holyoke Lodge of Elks. Bearers were Felix and James William Martin, Thomas Martin, Richard J. Golden and John A.

Curley. Burial was in St. Jerome's Cemetery. Fr. Foudy read prayers at the grave.

Funeral of William Guzik of 123 Center St. today at the Czelusniak funeral home, with a solemn high mass of requiem. in Mater Dolorosa Church. Rev. Leonard Pakulski was celebrant.

Rev. Damien Wydro deacon, and Rev. John Bambol subdeacon. Bearers were Charles Sakoloski. Richard Wagner, Joseph and Frederick Supezak.

Stephen Pietran and Stanley Drabinski. Burial was in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery. Fr. Bambol read prayers at the grave. Funeral of Casper Baran of 54 Union St.

was today at the Czelusniak funeral home, with a high mass of requiem in Mater Dolorosa Church, Rev. Matthew Kotkowski was celebrant. Bearers were Joseph' Maziarz, Casmir Wojtowicz, Stanley Baran, John Skypeck, all nephews, Chester was Tobin and Michael Baran. Burial in' Mater Dolorosa Cemetery. Fr.

Kotkowski read prayers at the grave. Funeral of Frederick A. Beaudry of 401 Maple St. was today at the Dillon funeral home. with a solemn high mass of requiem in Sacred Heart Church.

Rev. Patrick ney was celebrant, Rev. William Connor deacon. and Rev. Edmund Healy subdeacon.

Bearers were Frank, John and Arthur Brannigan, Edward O'Connor, all nephews, and Frederick and Roger Beaudry, grandsons. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Fr. Connor read prayers at the grave. Funeral of Roger Mulvenna of 17 Monroe was today at the John B.

Shea funeral home with a solemn high mass of requiem in Holy Cross Church. Rev. James Hanrahan was celebrant, Rev. John Sexton deacon, and Rev. Francis Sullivan subdeacon.

Seated in the sanctuary was Very Rey. Francis Moriarty, S. S. E. A delegation attended from Westinghouse Supervisors Club.

Bearers were Louis De Santis, Thomas James, William and John Geary and John Polvini. Burial was in St. Jerome's Cemetery. Fr. Sexton read prayers the grave.

Funeral of Mrs. Mary (Redding) McKissick, wife of McKissick of 66 Elm was today at the John B. Shea funeral home, with a solemn high mass of requiem in Holy Cross Church. Rev. Francis Sullivan was celebrant.

Rev. John Kcaney deacon, and Rev. John: Sexton subdeacon. Seated in the sanctuary was Rev. Thomas McCarthy of Springfield.

A delegation attended from the class of 1935 of St. Jerome's High School. Bearers were John, Michael. Thomas. Francis and Joseph Redding and Arnold McKissick.

Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Frs. Keaney and McCarthy read prayers at the grave. Holyoke Funerals Tuesday. Valentine School, Wednesday.

Bowe School, Thursday. Slip Covers, 7-10 Alvord School Monday and Wednesday. Draperies, 6.30-9.30 p.m.: Vocational School, Thursday. Upholstery, 7-10 p. Belcher School, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, at Willimansett School, Monday and Thursday.

Vocational School, Tuesday. Rug 'Hooking, 7-10 p.m.: Willimansett School, Monday. Belcher School, Tuesday. North End Club, Friday. 'Rug Braiding, 7-10 p.

Belcher School, Monday and Wednesday. Vocational, 6.30-9.30 p. Auto Body, Monday and Wednesday. Auto Repair, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Cabinet, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday.

Machine, Monday and Wednesday. Power Stitching, Monday. Welding, Monday and Wednesday. Blueprint reading, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. High School, 7-9 p.

Algebra, Monday. Book-keeping, Monday. English, Tuesday and Thursday. History. Wednesday.

Tuesday. Office Machines, Monday and Wednesday. Law. Tuesday. Public Speaking.

Monday and Wednesday. Typing, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.y Shorthand, Monday and Wednesday. Citizenship Course, 7-9 p. Belcher School, Monday and Wednesday. Valentine School, Monday and Wednesday.

Waste Collections Chicopee, Dec. 31-Ashes and waste will picked: up. by the Sanitation Dept. next week on following Monday, Marble, Atwater, Walton. Upper Springfield.

Cyman Riverview. Front to Chase Pond, Czepiel. Simonich, Swol. Granby. Rd.

from Pond to Grandview. Grandview, Madison, Washington, Huntington, Lincoln. Broadway, Arlington, Lower Montgomery, Wells, Fitzpatrick Lane, Jennings, McGertie Woodrow Erline, Tourtellotte, Lucretia, Riverview, Lower Chicopee, Beeler, Quincy. Holgate, Everett, Woodland, Lavallee and Herbert. Tuesday Franklin, McKinley, Olmsted, Marion, Ames Lower Grape, Canal, Parsley, Edgewood Sunflower Alvord, Broadway, Summer, Pine, High, Belcher, Grove.

Ambrose, Lagadia, Mercedes, Garrity, Connel, Columbia Grattan. Rivers. Adams, Leslie, Smith, Hampshire, Farmington. Grifford, Hartford, Nye, North Chicopee and Lower James. Wednesday, Lemuel, Highland, Algonquin.

Russell, Ellsbree. Upper Nonotuck Gilbert, Glenwood. North Haven, Beesley, Cobb, Nelson, Overlook Dr. (project), Walnut, Church, Walnut Pine, Broadway, Mount Carmel, St. Louis.

Whitman. John, Forest, Whalley, Hansen, Langevin, Keeler. Montcalm left side to South Hadley Line. Thursday, Henry Harris, Farnsworth, Sandy Hill, Memorial Edbert, Jackson, Patrick, Margaret, Perrault, Olivine, Blanche, BapLoretta, Beaudry. Lukasik, Manning, Harrington, Barby, Jacob, Telegraph, Hudson, Sandra and Bonneta Cir.

Friday, Emmett. Dewey, Campbell. Walsh, Lower Sheridan and Stores. HOLY NAME ENROLLMENT Chicopee, Dec. 31-Plans for the official enrollment of all men into National Holy Name Society will made by the Holy Name Parish group when it meets Monhall.

might, at 7.30 in the school The enrollment ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9, in Holy Name Church with Rev. Joseph Burke, spiritual director, in charge. Holy Name buttons may be obtained at the Monday night meeting by members. MAYOR NAMES PASTORS FOR FIRST MEETING Former Mayors Are Invited To Annual Ceremonies Chicopee, Dec.

31-Rev. Josephat Piasta, pastor of St. Stanislaus Church, and Rev. O. W.

Lorimer Sargeant, pastor. of the Federated Church, will have roles in the year municipal organizational ceremonies at City Hall Auditorium on Monday 10 a. m. Fr. Piasta will deliver the invoca-.

tion and Mr. Sargeant will give the' benediction following an address by Mayor Walter J. Trybulski, Invited guests include the following living. former mayors: Albert E. Taylor.

Anthony J. Stonina and Edward O. Bourbeau. It is doubtful that former Mayor Bourbeau will attend the ceremonies, being confined to his home by illness. The mayor's speech will be short, only 15 minutes in length.

Driver Fined $25 Chicopee, Dec. 31-Evangelo Demetrion, 18, of 74 Carew Springfield, was fined $25 when Daniel M. Keyes, accepted a nolo plea to dangerous driving in District Court today. Patrolman Joseph Lemay nabbed the Springfield youth in Memorial Dr. on the 19th as he was driving at a very high rate of speed under dangerous weather conditions.

Three speeders were fined A3 follows: Herbert J. Handy of Westover Air Force Base, $20; Bobbie J. Caudle, also of Westover. $10 and Frank C. Lahorde.

Jr. of Chicopee Granby, $10. SCOUTER GOING TO QUINCY Portland, Dec. The Boy said today that Wesley W. Wright.

assistant executive here since 1948, will go to Quincy, Feb. 1 as Scout executive. Wright, who came here from the New Haven, Scout office, formerly lived in Ashland. FOUNDATION GRANTS $116,168 Chicago, Jan. 1 (P The Field Foundation, reported today its grants for philanthropic purposes during the fiscal year ended Sept.

30 amounted to $776,168. The year's disbursem*nts brought to 161 the total of grants since the foundation was established in 1910 by Marshall Field, heir to a Chicago department store fortune. William Ziemba Chicopee, Dec. 31-William Ziemba of 75 Dresser Ave. died at Springfield Hospital Thursday night after a brief illness.

Born in Poland, he had lived in Chicopee 43 years. Ile had been employed at Springfield Armory as a machine operator. Mr. Ziemba was a member of the Stephen Czarnecki Society, He leaves his wife, Mrs. Solomea (Jucha) Ziemba; two daughters.

Mrs. Genevieve Czykalo of Baltimore, and Mrs. Celia Clapp of lartford, a son, Alfred of Hartford. and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at the Kozikowski funeral home, with A requiem high mass in St.

Stanislaus Church, at a time to be announced. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Stork Beats Cop In Race for First New Year's Baby Chicopee, Dec. 31-PatrolEd Rojowski of the Chicopee Police missed the distinction of being the father of the first Now Years baby in Chicopee today when his 10 pound daughter arrived six hours ahcad of 1955 at Wesson Maternity Hospital.

But Eddie is content with the next best. He gets another deduction on his 1951 tax income. Mrs. Rojowski, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Theodore Lapolice of 120 Hilton and robust daughter are doing nicely, although the patrolman little leg weary from walking the corridor from 4 10 6 p. m. His mother. Mrs. Bertha Pasek of 340 Chicopee is of the grandparents.

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The Morning Union from Springfield, Massachusetts (2024)
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