Grantham

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 playing percussion in her high school band. In 1939, Joyce was introduced to the marimba, receiving one designed by Clair Musser, her teacher and a pioneer in the field. Joyce and sister Jean became a marimba duo called the Marimba Macs, traveling and playing throughout the upper Midwest while studying at Northwestern University. They also had the distinction of playing marimba at Carnegie Hall in New York …

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 member of the Schenectady Home Bureau, Annie Schaffer Senior Citizens, St. John the Evangelist’s Rosary …

Wedding: Barrow — Turner

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Enfield — Nicole Lynne Barrow and Matthew Ryan Turner were married on Sept. 20, 2014, in Croydon. The bride’s father walked her down an aisle made of maple logs and mason jars of fall flowers, to the gazebo on the grounds of Loon Lake Lodge, where the reception also took place. Minister Eryn …

Raymond B. Woolson

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Raymond B. Woolson, 81, of Grantham, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Born the son of Raymond B. Woolson and Harriette Lewis Woolson in New Haven, Conn., he was raised in West Hartford, Conn. and …

Caren D. Calafati

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Grantham, n.h. — Caren D. Calafati, 61, of Eastman, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. She was born in Northport, N.Y., to the late Alan and Dixie (Mason) Calafati. Caren grew up and went to schools in Northport and received her masters from Dartmouth. She met and married …

Robert “Bob” Barnes

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Grantham, n.h. — Family and friends of Robert “Bob” Barnes are invited to attend a gathering celebrating his life Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Center at Eastman. All are invited to share stories and memories. Bob died July 15, 2014. Reception and refreshments following …

Caren D. Calafati

Friday, September 19, 2014

Eastman, N.H. — Caren D. Calafati, 61, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon to a memorial calling hour on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. to 6 pm. A memorial service will follow at 6 pm …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …

Republicans Vie for Sullivan District Seats

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Grantham — A former president of Lebanon College is among three Republicans running in a contested primary for the two-seat Sullivan 1 House district representing Cornish, Grantham, Plainfield and Springfield. Donald Wenz retired from Lebanon College, which recently canceled classes for the fall, four years ago and is …

Forum, Aug. 28: Why Lebanon College Canceled Classes; Waiting for Annie Kuster; Hanover’s Yard Sale; Are Volunteer Jobs Really Jobs?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why Classes Were Called Off To the Editor: You have suggested that the board and administration of Lebanon College should explain our unanticipated decision that the college was not financially strong enough to offer classes this fall (“A College Drops Out: Lebanon College Was an Asset,” Aug. 23). …

Eleanor May Reney

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Eleanor May Reney, 87, passed away at the New London Hospital, surrounded by her family, Sunday evening, Aug. 24 2014. Eleanor was born in Newport, N.H. Aug. 7, 1927, daughter to the late Leon H. and Florence E. (Persons) Linton. She was raised and educated …

Eleanor May Reney

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Eleanor May Reney, 87, passed away at the New London Hospital, surrounded by her family, Sunday evening, Aug. 24, 2014. Eleanor was born in Newport, N.H. Aug. 7, 1927, daughter to the late Leon H. and Florence E. (Persons) Linton. She was raised and educated …

Yoga Pioneer Remembered in Lebanon

Monday, August 25, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley yoga practitioners were among the many devotees worldwide who mourned B.K.S. Iyengar’s death last week. The Indian guru was known for bringing yoga to the West and making it widely accessible through the use …