Among Our Own

We are sad to let you know that Carol Janota has had a stroke. While she is not yet up for visitors, her daughter Molly has told us that cards would be much appreciated. Please send them to Carol at 11 Kenmore Ave, Burlington, MA 01803.

The memorial service for Phyllis Whitman, a long-time member of First Parish and mother of Susanna Whitman, will be held in the sanctuary of First Parish on Saturday, March 24th at 1:00 PM. All are invited to celebrate and honor Phyllis’s life.

We are sad to inform you that First Parishioner Mary Lou Touart died on Sunday, February 25th. Her family invites her First Parish friends to an informal memorial service to share stories and memories of Mary Lou on Sunday, April 8th, 2:00-4:00 PM at Brookhaven at Lexington, 1010 Waltham Street. If you wish to get in touch with the family, you can contact Mary Lou’s daughter, Ellen Touart-Grob, at You can view Mary Lou’s obituary here.