More Mary Lyon Memories

March, 2007

Thank you for featuring Mary Lyon in the Winter 2007 issue.

Life at Mary Lyon in the 1950s was slow-paced, friendly, and like a big family. Knowing everyone by her character and life story as well as face made for a close-knit clan.

I am enclosing a photo from Christmas 1953.e girls are from left to right: back row Colleen (Tot) Crowley, Lorraine Avery, Nat Bergeron, Fran Purrington, Faith Brooks and Arlene Parent. Center: Ellie Stewart, Ann McAveeney and Carolyn Keenan (hidden). Front row: Betty Haywood, Pearl Pantelakos, Laura MacNeill, Claire Bernier, and Ruth Dietzel.

Lorraine Johnstone
’55 Class Agent
Rochester, NH


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