The Newburyport High School Class of '61 recently held their 50th year reunion at Angelica's in Middleton. Everyone enjoyed the social hour and a great dinner buffet.

A DVD of years at NHS was shown to the group and each class member received a copy. The DVD was put together by NHS students from the video/media class. Photos and articles were researched and collected by Art LeBlanc, Jim Bateman and Bill Gurczak. Howie Salt created the graphic design.

A moment of silence was observed for the deceased members of the class. They were also included in the DVD and on a memorial board display. Music for dancing was provided by Paul Amoroso.

Each committee member donated and created different centerpieces for the tables. Committee members also donated items for a raffle including gift baskets, a handmade NHS quilt by Yvonne Bateman and a clipper ship painting by Herb Crooks.

Those attending were: reunion committee members Jim and Yvonne Bateman, Arthur and Janice LeBlanc, Emily (Woundy) Wright, Meredith (Perkins) and David Knight, Carlie (Volpone) Lewis, Linda (Eusko) Gallagher, Diana (Littlefield) and Howie Salt, Carol (O'Bara) and Jack Parks, Bill and Frances Gurczak, Eilene (Bailey) and Douglas Chadbourne. Linda (Keegan) Paulhus and Herb Crooks, Janet (Roberts) DesRoches; also, Robert Littlefield and guest, Robert Jackson, David Mackie, Bill and Lou Scheer, Delphine (Anderson) and Richard Seguin, Susan Cobb, Suzanne (Pollard) and Richard Cronin, Marilyn (MacIntosh) DeBrase, Carlisle and Marie Moody, Carl Walden, Richard and Peach Gazda, Louise (Atchinson) McCormack and Lloyd Marsters, Henry and Suzanne Fenders, Gerald and Kathy Duggan, June (Brennan) and Jim McGreggor, Cleo (Economou) and Ray Stickney, Everett and Sandy Strangman, Donna (Smith) and Bob Wells, Peter and Faith Richard, Yvonne (Ratte) and Ronald Ray, Karen Peterson, George and Jan Hilton, Donna (Foley) and Robert Bastein, Dennis Roaf, Jayne (Hatheway) and Leo Perron, Duncan and Judy McLeod, Sue Davenport and friend, Janet (Hodge) and Bill Crooks, Merrilyn (Brown)and Paul Goodwin, Steve and Jill Atherton, Brenda (Lancaster) and Jim Marshall, Janice Salliant, Kenny and Marjorie Hawkes, Will and Carol Beauparlant, Bruce and Jo-anne Poore, Dick and Karen Norris, Carol (Wilkinson) Butland, Kathy (Corey) Boothroyd, Mike and Kay Bulgaris, Bonnie Wells, Sheila (Finnegan) McVay, Carla (Papoulias) and Bob Moore, Ernesto and Suzanne Gynan, George and Ann-Marie Houghton, Gerald and Faye Vedrani, Carol (Hodge) Brown, Susan (McCullough) and Ken Sisson, Mardi (Wilson) Chalmers, Dave Bennett, Donna (Cook) Toto, Ann (Twomey) and Larry Murray and Stuart Boxer.

Those attending were: reunion committee members Jim and Yvonne Bateman, Arthur and Janice LeBlanc, Emily (Woundy) Wright, Meredith (Perkins) and David Knight, Carlie (Volpone) Lewis, Linda (Eusko) Gallagher, Diana (Littlefield) and Howie Salt, Carol (O'Bara) and Jack Parks, Bill and Frances Gurczak, Eilene (Bailey) and Douglas Chadbourne. Linda (Keegan) Paulhus and Herb Crooks, Janet (Roberts) DesRoches; also, Robert Littlefield and guest, Robert Jackson, David Mackie, Bill and Lou Scheer, Delphine (Anderson) and Richard Seguin, Susan Cobb, Suzanne (Pollard) and Richard Cronin, Marilyn (MacIntosh) DeBrase, Carlisle and Marie Moody, Carl Walden, Richard and Peach Gazda, Louise (Atchinson) McCormack and Lloyd Marsters, Henry and Suzanne Fenders, Gerald and Kathy Duggan, June (Brennan) and Jim McGreggor, Cleo (Economou) and Ray Stickney, Everett and Sandy Strangman, Donna (Smith) and Bob Wells, Peter and Faith Richard, Yvonne (Ratte) and Ronald Ray, Karen Peterson, George and Jan Hilton, Donna (Foley) and Robert Bastein, Dennis Roaf, Jayne (Hatheway) and Leo Perron, Duncan and Judy McLeod, Sue Davenport and friend, Janet (Hodge) and Bill Crooks, Merrilyn (Brown)and Paul Goodwin, Steve and Jill Atherton, Brenda (Lancaster) and Jim Marshall, Janice Salliant, Kenny and Marjorie Hawkes, Will and Carol Beauparlant, Bruce and Jo-anne Poore, Dick and Karen Norris, Carol (Wilkinson) Butland, Kathy (Corey) Boothroyd, Mike and Kay Bulgaris, Bonnie Wells, Sheila (Finnegan) McVay, Carla (Papoulias) and Bob Moore, Ernesto and Suzanne Gynan, George and Ann-Marie Houghton, Gerald and Faye Vedrani, Carol (Hodge) Brown, Susan (McCullough) and Ken Sisson, Mardi (Wilson) Chalmers, Dave Bennett, Donna (Cook) Toto, Ann (Twomey) and Larry Murray and Stuart Boxer.

A coffee social was held the next morning in the Clipper Cafe at NHS. A tour of the high school was available, especially to those who hadn't been back since 1961.

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