By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A former Bellingham Selectman and resident of the town for more than 50-years will be honored on Saturday. Jerry Mayhew passed away in late December at the age of 80. A selectman for 21-years, having won election to the board six-times, he also served as a Park Commissioner and an Assessor. He was a member of the Bellingham Republican Town Committee and the Bellingham Business Association. Mayhew is also credited with working and promoting the town’s Youth Hockey program and helping to start a varsity ice hockey team at the High School. A resident of Bellingham for 51-years, he operated a coffee shop at Khoury Plaza and worked at the Coachman’s Lodge and Grumpys restaurant. A memorial bench honoring Jerry Mayhew will be unveiled before his family and town officials Saturday morning at 11:30 at the Bellingham Municipal Center on Mechanic Street.