Anne Thorner Stack
January 30, 1916—May 24, 2012

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1933-1937 Diary

Remembrances of Anne


1923: Rebecca Anne Irving Prospect St Biddeford

1926 Stanley Nelson and Bride visit Biddeford on Honeymoon
1926 Biddeford, ME: mystery cousin and bride visit with Annie and Mel Thorner. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1927: Anne and Mel


July 5, 1936: Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Joe Robinson, Anne Thorner, Jerry Thorner, Sylvia Cook, Mal (Melvin) Thorner, and Burton Cook
Collection of Anne Thorner Stack. Scanned and restored by Barbara Toby Stack


1936: Mel, Anne, Irving


May 1937
: Maine: L to R: Celia Stern, Anne Thorner and Tyna Simensky on Anne's cousin Jerry Thorner's car.


1937: L to R: Abe Thorner, Becky Nelson Thorner, Mel Thorner, Anne Thorner, and Cousin Jerry Thorner, son of Meyer, from NY.
I think the shadow at bottom is photographer Irving Thorner. Bumpe sticker on Jerry's car reads: Desert of Maine. Collection of Anne Thorner Stack

Thorners 1938
1938, 74 Mason Street, Biddeford, Maine. Becky Nelson Thorner • Blume Herchmann Thorner • Melvin Thorner
Abraham Thorner • Annie Thorner • Meyer Thorner. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1938: Biddeford: Irving, Anne, Rebecca, Abraham Thorner.


May, 1939: Mel and Anne Thorner NY Worlds' Fair. Anne Thorner Stack collection.
The Maine State Pavillion. The Motto.


1942: Biddeford, Maine: Irving, Melvin, Anne and Rebecca


October, 1944: Boston: Honeymoon


1945: Old Orchard Beach: Attitude! Anne Thorner Stack collection.

Irving Thorner Wedding
May 9, 1948, Bradford Hotel, Boston: Irving and Bertha Thorner Wedding. Top row, L to R: Burton Cook • Sylvia Cook • Sam Cook • Max Cook • Rose Robinson • Izzy Stack • Mel Thorner • Anne Stack • Etta Chase • Micky Schwartz • Maurice Cook
Front row, L to R: Jack Cook • Molly Cook • Sadie Cook • Sarah Cook • Dorothy and Bob Cook • Annette Cook • Mike Weber • Molly Schwartz
Anne Thorner Stack collection.

1948 May 9 Stack family at Irving Thorner wedding
May 9, 1948: Boston, Hotel Bradford: Irving & Bertha Thorner wedding
L to R: Izzy Stack, George & Betsy Waldman, Saul & Fanny Supovitz, Jack & Ida Stack, Bebe Supovitz, and Anne Stack. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1948, 206A Central Avenue, Dover, NH: with mom and dad on a day when the Supovitzes were visiting.

1951 Fanny and Stack girls
February 1951 in Lewiston, Maine: Fanny Supovitz, Barbara Stack, Ellen Stack and Anne Stack. Anne Thorner Stack collection.

1952 Ellen Anne Barbara book
March 15, 1953, Dover, NH: Ellen, Anne reading a book, Barbara on Ash Street in Dover, NH

1954 Thorners Birthday Party
1954: Dover, NH L to R standing: Mel Thorner, Izzy Stack, Bertha Thorner, Anne Thorner Stack
Seated: Ellen Stack, Arnold Thorner, Irving Thorner, Cousin B., and Barbara Stack. Anne Thorner Stack collection.

1957 Anne Stack
1957: Dover, NH: Anne Stack. Barbara Toby Stack photo.


1958: Watertown, MA: Anne love this photo of her bouncing Sherry to a hop-a-chick beat. Barbara Toby Stack photo.

1958 Waldmans Stacks Horne Street
1958: Dover, NH: George & Betsy Waldman, Johnny & Ruth Waldman, Anne & Izzy Stack, Ellen Stack.

1958 Waldmans and Stacks
1958 Watertown: L to R: Milton Waldman, Izzy Stack, Anne Stack, Ellen Stack, Milly Waldman, Betsy Waldman holding Sherry Waldman, Ruth Waldman, Johnny Waldman. Photo by Barbara Stack.

1959 Biddeford Thorners Stacks
1959: Biddeford, Maine: from left: Anne & Ellen Stack, Mel Thorner, Bertha & Irving Thorner, Izzy Stack, Brooke & Arnold Thorner

1959 Biddeford kitchen Thorners Stacks Smiths
1959: Biddeford, Maine: from left: Bertha Thorner, Anne Stack, Dory Smith, Lou Smith, Irving Thorner, Izzy Stack.
Note Arnold's snare drum in back bedroom. Photo by Barbara Toby Stack.

Jack and Ida Stack in Dover 1960
1960 in Dover: Izzy and Anne Stack, Ellen Stack, and Jack and Ida Stack photo by Barbara Stack


December 18, 1960: 88 Horne Street, Dover, NH. Sixth night of Chanukah. B.T. Stack photo.

1969 March Dover Anne and Izzy 2
1969 March: Dover, NH: Anne and Izzy Stack. Barbara Toby Stack photo.


June, 1969: Waltham, MA: My Brandeis graduation day. BTS photo.

1982 Ruth & Sam Wiseman and Anne Stack
Summer, 1982, Walnut Creek, CA: Ruth Thorner Wiseman and Sam Wiseman and Anne Thorner Stack.


February 9, 1983: New Orleans: Rose Naming. Larry Gettleman photo
Ellen's stole had belonged to Len's mother, Rose Greenberg Sobel.


August 13, 1988, New Orleans, Antoines: Ellen, mother Anne, Barbara. photo by host Larry Gettleman.


early 1990s: Dover, NH: Mel and Anne


May, 1991, New Orleans: Going out to lunch with my mom. Blouse once belonged to Heather McLaughlin's mother. Ellen Stack photo.


June 24, 2000 Manchester, NH
 wedding of Richard and Annie Thorner
L to R: Anne Stack, Niece R, Barbara Stack, Ellen Stack, Dori Sobel, Len Sobel, Annie Resser Thorner and Richard Thorner, JulieSue Thorner (now Goldwasser), Bertha Thorner, Arnold Thorner, Cousin B., Caren Thorner, and Jeff Thorner.

2003 Thorners in Houston
April 21, 2003, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Ellen Stack
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack.

JulieSue Thorner Wedding 2005
December 5, 2005: wedding of JulieSue Thorner and Matt Goldwasser
L to R: Front: Niece R, Anne Stack, Bertha Thorner, JulieSue Thorner and Matt Goldwasser, Cousin B., Ann and Richard Thorner
L to R: Rear: Jeff Thorner, Arnold Thorner, Caren Thorner, Ellen Stack, Len Sobel

Feb 20 1011 Birthday Party Houston
February 20, 2011, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Katherine Thorner, Ellen Stack, Niece R
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack. *Larry Gettleman photo*

Thorner Family in Houston
2/26/2012, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Katherine Thorner, Ellen Stack, Niece R
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack. *Michael Gettleman photo*