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  Deering High School
Class of 1956
Portland Maine

DHS1956 Ram, Deering High School, Class of 1956, Portland Maine

50th Reunion Memories

DHS1956 Ram, Deering High School, Class of 1956, Portland Maine

Go Rams !!!

Be Loyal to the Purple, Be Loyal to the White Go Rams !!!

Held in Portland Maine July 7-8-9, 2006



Please share your memories to be posted within the DHS1956 Comments Webpage for all Classmates to enjoy!

Send memories and photos to DHS Class of 1956 Webmaster


Master of Ceremonies
John Learson

Barbara LaDow Adlard

Banquet Speaker
Class of 1956 President Eliot Rich

Joan Aceto Wittman

School Fight Song
Everett "Sid" Dunn


Click  HERE to Enjoy Class of 1956 President Eliot's Banquet Presentation 


A Very Special Thank You To The Following
For their Generous Financial and Labor Contributions
...Contributors recognized in Alphabetical Order...


Atherton, Connie Martin Banquet & Hospitality Room Decorations.  Memorabilia.  Deceased Memorial Display
Burke, Lorraine "Rainy" Richards Farewell Lobster Bake supplies and decorations.  Awards.  Office supplies.  ++++
Conlogue, Bob, and Rosemary Attending to the Registration Desk and Hospitality Room & Food.  Reunion Setup
Decormier, Ann Marie Woods Attending to the Registration Desk
Doyle, Merton "Skip" DHS 1956 Website.  50's Jukebox.  Reunion Setup Coordination.
Goldberg, Jerry Cash Donation to assist with reunion expenses
Learson, John Awards/Trophies.  Cash Donation.   Reunion Setup.   Locating Missing Classmates!
Lennon, Betty Cough Cash Donation to assist with reunion expenses (unable to attend)
McAfee, Kenneth Mailing Postage & Labels.   800 Phone availability by the Bath Savings Bank
Packard, Betty Lee Hospitality Room Beverages and Munchies.  Attending to Hospitality Room.
Silverman, Adele Aronson Stuffing Goody Bags - Day long project!
Troubh, Barbara Epstein Chairlady & Co-Chairman Awards.   Procurement of  Goodie Items.  DHS Tour, etc.
Walker, Diane Dussault Goody Bag Magnets
Ward, Gordon Cash Donation to assist with reunion expenses (unable to attend)
Yeaton, Bruce Cash Donation to assist with reunion expenses  (unable to attend)

Non Classmates Who Made Generous Contributions

Richards, Buddy - Rainy's Hubby Farewell Lobster Bake and Liquid Refreshments, etc. etc. etc. etc. etc. etc....
Richards, Brian Monster Bus and Root Beer Floats during the Farewell Gathering.  Sound System
McCaul, Steve - Skip's Friend Transporting Juke Box from Cape Cod MA to Portland for our 50th Reunion

Commercial Businesses Who Added The Final Touch

Holiday Inn West - Portland Maine

DiMillo's Famous Floating Restaurant
Duck Adventure Tours
Casco Bay Lines
Recognition does not include the abundance of planning accomplished by the Reunion Launch Crew
Please bring to Rainy's or Skip's attention anybody who has been overlooked!


Class of 1956 50th Reunion Classmate Attendees
Who Did You Miss Visiting With?

Maiden Names Illustrated

Abbott, Marjorie Conlogue, Robert Gordon, Stephen Miller, Donald Stone, Douglas
Aceto, Joan Corbett, Carol Grover, Janet Moore, Sylvia Sturgis, Diane
Alden, Mary Ellen Curry, Beverly Harnden, Constance Morse, Helen Tenggren, Michael
Annas, Judith Davis, Anne Harvey, Minerva Emma Packard, Bette Tevan, Eleanor
Atherton, Connie Davis, Nancy Jo Hatch, Carolyn Passman, Howard Thibeault, Julia
Black, Judith Decormier, Anne Marie Henry, Barbara Payson, Thomas Thompson, Vinal
Blackstock, Nancy Dolly, Norise Hoffman, Irma Pizzo, Rose Thurlow, Robert
Blair, Robert Dougherty, Robert Ingalls, Dr. Willis Plummer, John Tillotson, Ernest
Boudreau, Edward Doyle, Merton "Skip" Kates, Carole Pomerleau, Robert Toher, Gloria
Bowring, Owen Dunn, Everett "Sid" Kendall, Anne Posner, Frances Tozier, Nancy
Bradley, Judith Eppinger, Daniel Kerwin, Donald Randall, G. Augustus Troubh, Barbara
Brown, Barbara Ann Erickson, Lena Kruger, Dorothy Rice, Geoffrey Valle, Judith
Brown, Russell Erskine, Paul Ladow, Barbara Rich, Elliot (President) Vogal, Gregory
Burke, Lorraine Fay, Eleanor "Ellie" Learson, John Robinson, Barry Walker, Diane
Burnell, Sandra Ferguson, Ellen Libby, Elaine Rolfe, Elizabeth Webber, Frederick
Butler, Evelyn Fleisher, Frank Lord, Lolita Royal, George Webber, Wilma
Cail, June Fletcher, Janet Marshall, Sheila Santoro, Hilda Whitmore, Judith
Chapman, Carol Fletcher, Jean Martelle, Thomas Sawin, Ellen Woodbury, Jean
Chapman, Penelope Fundin, Ruth McAfee, Kenneth Silverman, Adele Yiotos, Anna
Chard, Carol Girard, Exelia McClellan, Nancy Smith, Sandra Zade, Barbara
Church, Donna Goldberg, Jerome McNally, Jean Sterling, Hadley  
Clements, Jack Goldfarb, Matthew Mersky, Adacie Stevens, Judith  


Awards and Certificate Recipients
Most Children Merton "Skip" Doyle
Most Grandchildren Ann Marie Decormier
Most Great Grandchildren Ann Marie Decormier
Married Longest to Same Spouse - 49 Years! Gloria Toher (Classmate) to Bruce Allen
Traveled Longest Distance Certificate - 2,217.2 Miles Gus Randall, Los Altos California
Most Supportive Spouse Award Buddy Richards - Lorraine "Burke" Richards Spouse
Sparkplug Award Lorraine "Burke" Richards
Recognition Award Reunion Chairlady - Lorraine "Rainy Burke" Richards
Recognition Award Reunion Co-Chairman - John Learson
Recognition Award Reunion Webmaster - Merton "Skip Doyle


DHS Class of 1956 50th Golden Reunion Photos


Connie Atherton Martin Setting Up Decorations 50th Golden Reunion Registration Check-In Connie Giving Directions to Set-Up Crew

New DHS Gym Visit To DHS DHS Auditorium
Poolside Barbecue Hospitality Room - Rainy & Buddy Hospitality Room - Memorabilia
Reception at DiMillo's Duck Adventure Tour Casco Bay Cruise

Farewell Lobster Bake
The Richard's Son Brian's Monster Bus
Farewell Lobster Bake
Hosted by Rainy and Buddy Richards
Farewell Lobster Bake
Hosted by Rainy and Buddy Richards


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