2016 Assembly of the Living

The annual meeting was held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the cemetery. The minutes and a draft treasurer’s report have been posted.

Left to right:  Tommy Clark, Peter Vermilya, Mary Rounsavall, Tim Harwood, Julia Moore Converse Bartholomew, Richard Bartholomew, Kim Clark, Katie Haddock, Liz Rounsavall, Patty Battles and Faith Moore.

Left to right:  Tommy Clark, Peter Vermilya, Mary Rounsavall, Tim Harwood, Julia Moore Converse Bartholomew, Richard Bartholomew, Kim Clark, Katie Haddock, Liz Rounsavall, Patty Battles and Faith Moore.

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2015 Assembly of the Living

The annual meeting was held on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the cemetery. Details about the meeting and minutes are forthcoming.

Left to right: Peter Vermilya, Tommy Clark, Peggy Vermilya, Elizabeth Rounsavall, (foreground), Arnie Lisio; behind him, Anne Moore Lisio, behind her, Kim Nourse Clark; next to Anne, her sister, Julia Moore Converse, then Julia's husband Richard Bartholomew (oh, these names!), Mary Foote Rounsavall, Katie Foote Haddock, Tim Harwood, Ilona Miko (married to and next to), Sandy Zipp.  Whew!  The photo was taken by Tommy Clark''s iPhone, on a timer.

Left to right:
Peter Vermilya, Tommy Clark, Peggy Vermilya, Elizabeth Rounsavall, (foreground), Arnie Lisio; behind him, Anne Moore Lisio, behind her, Kim Nourse Clark; next to Anne, her sister, Julia Moore Converse, then Julia’s husband Richard Bartholomew, Mary Foote Rounsavall, Katie Foote Haddock, Tim Harwood, Ilona Miko (married to and next to), Sandy Zipp. The photo was taken by Tommy Clark”s iPhone, on a timer.

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2014 Assembly of the Living

L to R, Katie Foote Haddock, Patty Moore Battles, Richard Bartholomew (rear), Anne Moore, Julia Moore Converse Bartholomew, Peggy Vermilya, Tim Harwood, Peter Vermilya, Mary Foote Rounsavall, Tommy Clark, Kim Nourse Clark.  And Roxana Oppenheimer Day took the photo.

L to R, Katie Foote Haddock, Patty Moore Battles, Richard Bartholomew (rear), Anne Moore, Julia Moore Converse Bartholomew, Peggy Vermilya, Tim Harwood, Peter Vermilya, Mary Foote Rounsavall, Tommy Clark, Kim Nourse Clark. And Roxana Oppenheimer Day took the photo.

The annual meeting was held on Sunday, June 29th, 2014, 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Much adulation of the new fence posts (work of Peter Vermilya). Discussion of sunken vs. missing stones. New treasurer report, minutes, and interment procedures have been posted on the password-protected section of our website. Members will have to undergo spelling remediation. It is spelled interment, not internment, otherwise we will have to fortify the current fencing.

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2013 meeting

Dutifully and on time we met yet again in 2013, on August 24. And enjoyed lunch afterwards at treasurer Mary Rounsavall’s beach cottage. One of the major items discussed was the need for fence posts replacements. Under the direction of Peter Vermilya, a work party for March or April 2014 is being planned. The treasurer’s report, and the minutes for the August 24, 2013 meeting have been placed on the by-laws page (password-protected).

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2012 Assembly of the Living

The following members of the General Andrew Ward Cemetery Association convened for the Annual Meeting at the General Andrew Ward Cemetery in Guilford, Connecticut on July 28, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: Patty Battles, Roxana Day, Katie Haddock, Anne Moore, Sharon Olson, Elizabeth Rounsavall, Mary Rounsavall, Peggy Vermilya, and Peter Vermilya. Minutes of the previous year’s meeting were approved, and wording of the by-laws was discussed. Association documents can be found on the By-Laws and Minutes page (password protected for members only). The photo here is of a Ward family group from an earlier time. For a more current look at some of our members please see the photo from last year’s meeting (post previous to this one). Lunch followed at the Branford home of our esteemed Secretary-Treasurer.

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Assembly of the living

Katie Haddock, Timothy Harwood, Roxana Day (kneeling), Sharon Olson, Barbara Dolensek, Mary Rounsavall, Peter Vermilya, Anne Moore (seated), Peggy Vermilya, Arnold Lisio

Members of the General Andrew Ward Cemetery Association met today at the site to review recently rewritten bylaws, elect directors, and establish committees to do research and communicate to the wider membership the basics we all need to know for planning future interments and complying with local ordinances. The meeting continued after lunch at Mary Rounsavall’s summer cottage. Newly-elected officers are: Peter Vermilya (President), Timothy Harwood (V-P), Mary Rounsavall (Secretary-Treasurer), Katie Haddock, Anne Moore and Sharon Olson (directors at-large).

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