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Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury, 77, Pillsbury Road, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by her family. She was born in Newport, N.H. on Jan. 26, 1938, the daughter of Clifton Wallace and Marie (Partridge) Van de Bogart. She attended Lebanon High School and worked as an aid at Woodlawn Manor. After raising a family, Mary took extra courses and became a LNA and worked for Pemi Baker Visiting Nurse Association retiring in 1996. She loved spending time with her family, being a homemaker and was devoted to her granddaughters. Mary liked the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, gardening and the mountains. She was a wonderful decorator and …

Robert Schones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Robert (Bob) “Peanut” Schones, age 90, of Grantham, a long-time former resident of Columbia Heights, Minn. and a Wabasha native, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction, Vt. He was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Wabasha, the son of Henry and Emma (Tarnutzer) Schones. Bob served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 during …

Sweeping Winter Away

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jim Berg, of Grantham, sweeps away leftover sand from the United Methodist Church driveway in Grantham last week. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Library, Bridge On Grantham Town Warrant

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, in the Grantham Village School gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10, at the Town Hall at 5 p.m. Grantham — Voters will have much to consider at this year’s …

Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place was born on Aug. 2, 1931, in West Lebanon, N.H. She died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She graduated from West Lebanon High School; where she loved playing basketball, in 1949. Mom was married to the love …

Newport Ends Backup Ambulance Services

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Newport — Staffing is the main reason why the Selectboard recently decided to end all backup ambulance service to several area towns, board Chairman Gary Nichols told an audience of mostly EMTs at a meeting Tuesday night in the Sugar River Valley Technical Center. As of June 30, …

Beverly Place

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Place, 83, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hanover Terrace health and rehab center. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

David Erkson

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Burlington, Vt. — David Erkson, 84 of Burlington died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a period of declining health. He was born in Unionville, Conn. on Oct. 23, 1930, the son of the late Myron and Sarah …

‘Valley News’ to Publish New Monthly Business Magazine for Upper Valley

Sunday, February 22, 2015

West Lebanon — The Valley News has announced plans to expand its coverage of the Upper Valley business community with the publication of a new monthly magazine. The first issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, will be published on March 31. The free magazine …

3 From Upper Valley Join Charitable Foundation Boards

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Three local residents have been named to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s regional advisory boards. James R. Clements, of Grantham, is the CEO of Spaulding Youth Center, an therapeutic treatment center for children with neurological, emotional and behavior challenges in Northfield, N.H. He will serve on the Lakes …

A Super Cause: Area Churches Hold Football Food Drive

Friday, January 30, 2015

Grantham — Football fans in New England and Seattle may not feel like they have a lot in common right now, but Methodist churches in both regions are trying to harness the excitement surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl to pull in the same direction for a good cause. The …

Joyce McWethy Kostuck

Friday, January 23, 2015

Grantham, n.h. — Joyce McWethy Kostuck passed away at home in Grantham on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the age of 91. Music is the thread that ran throughout and defined major aspects of Joyce’s life. By high school, she was performing and teaching piano, as well as …

Shirley (Roberts) Watts

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Schenectady, N.Y. — Shirley (Roberts) Watts of Kingsway Manor passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, surrounded by loving family. She was born on Aug. 14, 1919, and lived her entire life in Schenectady and Scotia and was a graduate of Draper High School. Shirley was a …