Class of 55 reunites

David and Ann Morton hosted the Westbrook High School class of 1955 reunion on Aug. 18 at their summer home on Trickey Pond in Naples.

“Everyone enjoyed the fellowship, catching up and reminiscing about the good old days,” said Everett Davis, who lives in Georgia.

Fifty-three attended the class’s annual get-together. They were Jack and Laura Anderson, Judy (Bailey) and Bill MacHardy; Bill and Carol Bragdon; Judy (Chick) Stephenson; Barbara (Cote) and Bill Palmer; Everett Davis; Jeannine Delisle Girouard; Cliff and Jane Deroche; Bob and Delores (Dubois) Ferron; Sue (Francouer) and Phil Butterfield; Priscilla (Gagne) Fecteau; Sylvia Gain Sandora; Richard and Sue Grant; Dorothea (Greene) Jarman. Bill and Pat Haskell; Larry Holston; Roberta (Hudson) and Bob Gregoire; Betty (Knight) Bragdon; Don and Joan LaBrecque; Bruce and Pat Libby; Barrie and Linda Lovejoy; Velma (Martin) and Jim LaBrecque; Josie (Pesce) and Larry Harden; David “Ted” Peterson; Judy (Pinkham) Morrison; Jean (Raymond) Crosby; Angela (Rondeau) and J. Paul Bernier; Donald and Margaret Russell; Leo Sirois; Ron and Brenda Stultz; Gene and Carol Waters; Dick and Janice Wyman; and a guest, Ted Harriman of the class of 1956.

Classmates thanked the Mortons for making the reunion a success. The class hopes to locate Stephen E. Bemis, Bradley L. Buckley, Leslie L. Dow, Doris M. Finley, Philip E. Foley, James H. Libby, C. Wayne McDuffie, Gerald Sickles and Harold W. Travis Jr.

Anyone with information about the classmates who couldn’t be located can contact Ron Stultz at 854-3702.

Class of ’57 to reunite

The Westbrook High School class of 1957 will have three days of activities beginning with a barbecue on Friday.

Ron Usher said the class will tour the city and the high school Saturday. Following lunch in the school, a granite bench, a gift from the class, will be dedicated at 1 p.m. The bench cost $500.

Saturday evening, the class will dine at the Holiday Inn West on Riverside Street. Sunday, the class will embark on a chartered boat to visit an island in Casco Bay.

Leavitt joins Portland firm

Charlotte Leavitt of Westbrook has joined Meridian Mortgage Group, Portland, as a senior residential loan officer.

With more than 17 years’ experience in the mortgage lending and financial services, most recently as a loan officer at American Home Mortgage, Portland, she will work with homebuyers throughout Greater Portland and Cumberland and York counties.

Meridian is a locally owned and operated mortgage broker.

President Robert Orlandi said Leavitt’s knowledge of the industry fits well with a staff that already offers more than 50 years of mortgage banking experience.

“We’re very happy to have Charlotte on board,” Orlandi said.

Leavitt, who lives in Westbrook with husband Maurice, a culinary arts instructor at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, said she welcomes the opportunity to join the Portland firm.

She can be contacted at the Meridian Mortgage Group office at 48 Free St., or by phone at 415-2488 or by e-mail at

[email protected]

Seniors to meet, travel

Westbrook Senior Citizens will have its first meeting of the fall season at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, at Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St.

The Saccarappa Band will entertain.

The seniors are planning a trip on Wednesday, Sept. 26, to see “The Full Monty” at the Ogunquit Playhouse.

For more information about the club or the trip, call 854-2292 or 854-2705.

Cutline (Charlotte Leavitt)

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