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Gleason Claude Decato, Jr.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Watertown, Tenn. — Gleason Claude Decato, Jr. (Lee), (Maverick), age 66, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gleason Claude Sr. and Althea Sigrid King Decato. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol Eastman Decato; his son, Garrett Gleason Decato; daughters, Kimberly Claire (Kirst) Lambert and Philip, Darcie Armanda (Decato) Davis and Westin; grandchildren, Corbyn William Lambert, Logan Allen Riley (Buzzy) Lambert, and soon to arrive, Ramble Garrett Davis. Lee leaves his sisters, Priscilla Sigrid (Decato) Boissoneault and Rene, Alicia Mary (Decato) Ibey and Stephen; his brother, Thomas Paul Decato and Cara, and Penelope Fay (Decato) Bagalio and Dan; numerous nephews & nieces; close friends, Paul and …

Mascoma Valley Races Key in GOP Effort to Regain Control

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Canaan — With Republicans trying to wrest control of the New Hampshire House from Democrats, several races in the Mascoma Valley could play a big role in the outcome. Candidates for Grafton House Districts 10 and 11 hashed out their differences on Thursday night at a lively forum, sponsored by the New Hampshire …

Craig R. Isabelle

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Enfield for calling hours on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the St. Helena’s Church in Enfield. …

Ed Kehoe, ‘An Amazing Coach,’ Dies

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Longtime Upper Valley basketball coach Ed Kehoe, recently honored with inclusion into the NHIAA coaches Hall of Fame, died at home with his family early Wednesday morning after a year-long bout with cancer. Kehoe was 50. Known around …

Old Home Days in Canaan

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Above: Corbin Trask, 10, of Rumney, N.H., left, Chloe Bickford, 12, of Rumney, and Cody Gray, 10, of Dorchester, hang out before their races during the Soap Box Derby at Canaan Old Home Days on Saturday. Right: Aubrey …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Friday, August 1, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was born April 13, 1915, to the late Willie Wallace and Annie Maria (French) Wooster. Ernesta grew up in Canaan, N.H. and received her RN degree from …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was born on April 13, 1915, to the late Willie Wallace & Annie Maria (French) Wooster. Ernesta grew up in Canaan, N.H. and graduated from Margaret Pillsbury …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate …

Mary L. (Daniels) Hazen

Friday, July 25, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen (104) passed away quietly on the evening of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Lebanon, N.H. Born Dec. 11, 1909, the daughter of Bertha (Pratt) and Joseph LaBreck of Braintree, Mass. She attended schools in Weymouth, Mass. and was …

Mary L. Hazen

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen, 104, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2014. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 3 to 5 pm. An obituary will be published in a later edition …

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are …

Forum, July 18: Abuse in Palestine; Plight of the Children at the Border; Flowers in Hartford

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Abuse in Palestine To the Editor: Thanks and congratulations to the Valley News for the recent op-ed on the beating of an American child, Tariq Khdeir, by Israeli police (“Where It’s ‘Trayvon Martin, En Masse’,” July 11). Valley News coverage on Israel and Palestine has long been …

Sean Clifford Tillotson

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Sean Clifford Tillotson, 17, of O’Gorman Road died suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Denver, Colo., while traveling to participate in a week-long leadership program in Wyoming. A senior at Oxbow High School, Sean was born Oct. 3, 1996, in Lebanon, N.H., the son …