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June 27, 2013

Students on the Rise

Austin Preparatory School has announced that Maura Smith of Atkinson and Mackenzie Driscoll of South Hampton, have been named to the Honor Roll for the second quarter.

Florida Institute of Technology has announced Katherine Schea of Kingston has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester.

Broadway Blades, the Colonial Figure Skating Club’s Senior Level Theatre on Ice team was selected to represent the United States at the 2013 Nations Cup, the World Theatre on Ice Championships April 26-28 in Logrono, Spain. The team, currently in its fourth competitive season, consists of thirty skaters from across New England who qualified to compete at Nations Cup based on placement at the U.S National competition in 2011 and 2012. Local skaters Lily Anderson and Rose Anderson of Atkinson are members of this team.

Berklee College of Music has announced that Kyle Oppenheimer of Kingston has earned placement on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2012 academic year.

Ula D. Lewandowski, a resident of East Hampstead, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the fall semester.

The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation recently awarded $37,500 in PSNH/NASA Space Grant Scholarships. The $1,500 scholarships are available to students in the Community College System of New Hampshire who are pursuing a career in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field. The following local students received the scholarships: Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth: Vaughan Coder, Exeter; Nashua Community College: Alexander Ranney, Sandown.

Adam Nash, from Kingston, was named to the Dean’s List at Villanova University for the fall 2012 semester. Nash is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the College of Engineering.

Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to their Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Local students honored include Ashley Burnett (2014) of Danville and Daris Kenter (2014) of Kingston. Both students are majoring in Marine Science.

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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