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Page 8 JOURNAL OPINION--August 23, 2017 VERMONT STATE POLICE BRADFORD---On Aug. 14 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 302 in Groton. Investigation revealed A private burial will be observed by a son Adam in 1974. They moved to Tavares, FL, Robert (Nancy) Wallace, the operator, Camsuriel Rivera, 54, of Groton, swerved to avoid a deer and veered Chrystal's family. Haverhill, HA in 1975. ofLisbon, NH, and David Wallace and offthe roadway. The vehicle struck a group oftrees before coming to a stop. It had Memorial contributions may be In1978, a new adventure began for HanWallaceofThetford; 10grandchil- to be towed from the scene due to the moderate damage sustained in the crash. made to benefit her son, Stephen them. Dianne and Art moved to North dren; 12 great grandchildren; four .great, *** Aldrich, in care of Woodsville Guaranty Thetford and became innkeepers of the great grandchildren; and many metes On Aug. 16 at approximately 7 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a single Savings Bank, 63 Central Street, Stone House Inn where they hosted andnephews. Woodsville, NH03785. interestingpeople fromaroundtheworld Estherwasadevotedwife, mother, vehicle crash on Route 5 near Snake Road in Newbury. The operator, Arne Tonnessen, 60, of Woodsville, reported that as he was traveling south on Route 5 Ricker Funeral Home and Cretan- for the next 22 years. The inn was located grandmother and friend who gave when a white single cab Chevy pickup truck entered his lane while traveling north. tion Care of Woodsville is in charge of next to the Connecticut River, just 10 unselfishly of her love and her time to her Tonnessen said that he could see the driver of the Chevy operating a cell phone as arrangements. For more information or miles north of Hanover, home of family, church, and friends, that vehicle entered into his lane. Tonnessen subsequently swerved to avoid a to offer an online condolence, visit Dartmouth College. They ran a small ServiceswereentrustedtoSteverson collisionandasaresultexitedtheroadway.Tonnessen'svehiclestruckaguardrail www.rickerfh.com, restaurant at the inn for the first three Hamlin and Hilbish Funerals and and came to rest in vegetation. He was treated by EMS on scene and reported no years, serving gourmet dinners five nights Cremations. injuries. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact Trooper a week. Dianne was head baker, hostess Justin Thompson at (802)222-4680. and waiter. Dartmouth College's *** proximityprovidedtheirinnwithmany On Aug. 17, Vermont State Police responded to a burglary at B&B Cash guests, often the parents of the students. Market in West Fairlee. Unknown individuals broke a window to the store and One of the oldest recreational and gained access. A few items were stolen from the store. It is believed the incident sporting facilities at Dartmouth is the occurred around 2:30 a.m. Video surveillance of the incident is trying to be obtained. Ledyard Canoe Club. Dianne and Art Anyone with information is asked to call the Vermont State Police at (802)222- were able to use that canoe club for an 4680. Chrystal Lewis idea they came up with and called, *** 1972 - 2017 "Canoeing Innto Inn". It came about and State police were called to investigate a reported violation of conditions of within a year was featured in an article in release involving Jared Grant, 22, of Groton, on Aug. 17. Investigation found Grant HAVERHILL--Chrystal Ann Lewis, the New York Times Sunday Travel violated several court-ordered conditions of release. Troopers also learned Grant 44, of Pine Park, Haverhill, died Section. Theircanoeingtripworkedwell had provided alcohol to several underage individuals the night before at his tragically at her home on Aug. 15, 2017. for 15 years and enabled Dianne and Art residence. Grant was arrested for violating his conditions of release and enabling Chrystal was born in Haverhill on to cut back on their restaurant offerings, consumption of alcohol by minors. He was arraigned in Caledonia County Court on Oct. 20,1972, to Stephen R. Lewis and In 2000 Dianne retired from Irene (Thayer) Lewis Fournier. innkeeping, transitioning to relaxation, Aug. 17. *** She was a graduate of Woodsville community service, andBostonRed Sox Shortly after 12:40 a.m. on Aug. 19, police were notified of an unoccupied High School, Class of 1990 and from the fan support. Dianne served on the Board vehicle whicla crashed into guardrails on Goshen Road near Goshen Road East in Concord Academy of Hair Design in of Trustees of Thetford Academy aswe'll Bradford. The vehicle is a 2011 Kin Optima, and it sustained moderate damage. 1991. as Latham Memorial Library. Her many Anyone with information about this crash should call Trooper Dave Powers at She began her career at Oxbow Hair creative pursuits included sewing, quilt- (802)222-4680. Design in Bradford prior to opening The ing, and knitting, playing both piano and Robert Taylor Dragonfly Den in Wells River in 2006, organ, solving crosswords and puzzles, alongwithhersister, CassidyandAshley Dianne Sharkey andalifelongloveofreading. 1971- 2017 White Griffin. When Chrystal was Sheissurvivedbyherhusband, Art; BRADFORD--Robert S. Taylor, 45, younger, she worked alongside Dr. 1938 - 2017 her two children and their spouses: Kate of Bradford, passed away unexpectedly EdwinBlaisdell, where she developed a THETFORD--Dianne Elizabeth (Steve) and Adam (Jill); and her four onAug. 15,2017. great love for animals and gained great Sharkey died July 25, 2017 at Alice grandchildren, Maura~Ryan, Justinand Bob was born in Woodsville on knowledgeforthehealthandcareofall Peck Day Memorial Hospital inElla. Nov. 29, 1971,the son of Marvin and animals. Lebanon, NH. The Sharkey family is rnn~t ~*~ful CurDle (Pollender) Taylor. Chrystallovedhorses, doinghairand BornanonlychildinLosAngeles, fortheprofessionalcareDiannereceived He graduated from Oxbow HighORANGE GOUN]-Y GUPERIOR COURT--GRIMINAL DIVISION make-up, and making her clients feel CA on Jan. 6, 1938, Dianne Elizabeth from the medical staff that she had at School in 1990. CHELSEA--The following cases were heard before Judge Timothy B. Tomasi at special.Hereyesandsmilecouldlightup Nichols grew up in South Central, Los DartmouthHitchcock, Alice Peck Day, Bobby worked for the Co-Op in OrangeCountyCriminalDivisioninChelseaonAug.9andalldefendantswere a room. She was a protector of all those Angeles amidst the sunny orange groves, and the Thetford FAST Squad. Hanover as a mechanic for 17 years released without bail, unless noted otherwise. she loved. Family was very important to She was a childhood survivor of In lieu of flowers, donations to the before switching his career this summer Arraignments Chrystal and she deeply loved her son, polio, which required her to undergo Latham Memorial Library would be to work for Hood's Plumbing and BrianBurke,44,ofBradfordpleadedinnocenttodrivingundertheinfluenceon Stephen. They are all"Family Strong." back surgery and be in a body cast for appreciated. HeatinginNorth Haverhill. July 21. The arresting agency was the Randolph Police Department. She was predeceased by her father, over a year as a teenager. Undeterred, A short service to celebrate Dianne's He enj Dyed spending time hunting, *** Stephen R. Lewis on Oct. 9, 1988; by she was active in the Girl Scouts and lifewillbeheldonSept. 3 at2p.matthe pulling his draft horses, riding motor- RobertA.ConnifflII,36,ofEastRandolphpleadedinnocenttoafelonyofDUI, herpatemal grandparents, Liberty Lewis enjoyed road trips and camping Thetford Hill First Congregational cycles and going for rides with his dog thirdor subsequent offense, and vehicle operationwith suspended license on July on June 30, 1996, and James Lewis Sr. excursions throughout the West with her Church. For planning purposes, the Gus. Bobby will be remembered for his 29. The arresting agency was the RandolphPolice Department. on Oct. 26 2010; and her matemal family. SheattendedWashingtonHigh family would appreciate a briefnote of senseofhumor, bigheartandcontagious Sentencings grandparents, Harold Thayer on March School, where she excelled in her intention to attendthe service, directedto smile. Scott A. Irish, 36, of Plainfield pleaded guilty to unlawful mischief greater than 25,1976;andherbelovedgrandmother, studies.Upongraduation, she enrolled at sept3service@yahoo.com. Bobby was predeceased by his $250,amendedfromafelonyofnnlawfulmischiefgreaterthan$1,000,onOctober EvelynK. Thayer on March 7, 2013. Pomona College in Claremont CA, The Hale Funeral Home and father, Marvin Taylor Sr., in August 27,2016;andviolationofconditionsofreleaseonApri121,2017. The arresting Sheissurvivedbyherson, Stephen majoring in English Literature and CremationCareofBradfordisincharge 2013. He is survived by his son, agencywasVermontStatePoliceinRoyalton.Irishwassentencedtoserve30to AldrichofNorthHaverhill;herparents, obtaining a Bachelor ofArts degree in ofarrangements. To view an online guest ChristopherTaylorandMariahGray;his 45daysuptoeighthoursadayinaFurloughCommunityRestitutionProgramand Irene Foumier and husband Ron of 1959. beok, gotowww.halefunemlhomes.com, mother, CurDle Taylor; three sisters, payS147 in surcharges. North Haverhill; two sisters, Cassidy Dianne then trained to become a Yvette Kilduff, Tummy Coffin and *** VanNameeandhusbandAaronandtheir teacher, workingintheLosAngelesarea Christina Welch; one brother, Bill GaryC.HaUSr.,64,ofWestTopshampleadedguiltytogivingfalseinformation children, Derek and Evelyn of Wells andobtainingherteachercredentialby Taylor;andseveralniecesandnephews, toalawenforcementofficertoimplicateanotheronMarch2.Thearrestingagency River and Lee Ann Fournier of South takinggraduatecoursesthroughUCLA. Adam Thurston and his children Talen wasVSPinSt.Johnsbury.Hall'ssentencewasdeferredforsixmonths, oneday. Ryegate;heraunts, Audrey Clough and In 1961, Dianne was hired by the andTy, ElizabethThurston, AshleyCox *** husband Sam of North Haverhill and Department of Defense's Overseas andherchlldrenKaidynandLiam, Traci RustyAllenWade,37,ofRandolphpleadedguiltytoretailtheft$900orlesson their family, KatieThayerandhusband Dependents School Systems. Foreight Ste. Marie and her children Carson, February 22 and May 1. The arresting agencies were the Randolph Police Scott Darling of Wells River and their years she was stationed in Paris, France Mason and Jaden, Tanner and Alexan- Department and VSP in Royalton. Wade was sentenced to serve 30 to 31 days up family, JodyEngleandhnsbandPudgeof and at Lakenheath Air Force Base in driaCoffmandSkylarandRyderWelch, toeighthoursadayinaFurloughCommnnityRestitutionProgramandpay$147in Wells River; her uncle, JamesLewisJr., England, where she taught honors , There are no calling hours. A surcharges. and wife Alana of Littleton and their English to high 'S~:hool children of the c6iebrationofhislifewillbeh¢ldAfig.24 *** ............ family; her former husband, Mark military. It wasduring these years of at~ 1 p.m,~in HaleTuneral Home, 187 Harley Townsend, 25, Of Montpelier Was Sentenced for V~i61ati6n ~f'~o AldrichandpartnerStaceyLaBonteof living, teaching, andtravelingthatDianne Upper Plain, Bradford. Burialwillbe probationwarrantsasfiledonApril7.Thel6r0batibns~temffomc'6iwi'cfionfor NorthHaverhill;alongwithalargecircle met Arthur Sharkey, who was also private in the family lot in Sawyer domesticassaultonApri129,2016andviolationofconditionsofreleaseonJune7, offriends from the draft and mini horse teaching for the Defense Department in Cemetery in Bradford. 2016. His sentenced is suspended, but he was ordered to undergo screening, pulling community. Greece and England. Both returned The Hale Funeral Homes and treatrnent and/or eonnseling for alcohol and substance abuse, anger management, There will be no calling hours. A stateside in1969 for graduate studies; CremationcareofBradfordisincharge mentalhealth, and domestic violence. Conditions also include curfew, approved memorialservicewillbeheldAug.23at Dianne in English at UVM and Art in ofarrangements.Toviewanonlineguest residence, restrictionofassociates, electronicmonitoringandordersnottobuy, 11 a.m. at the North Haverhill Fair Media Studies at Pitt. They kept in Esther Wallace book, gotowww.halefunemlhomes.com, haveoruseanyfirearmsordangerousweapons. Grounds, (Pulling Ring), 1299 Dartmouth contact and visited each other, and then 1925 - 2017 * * * College Highway, North Haverhill. married in1970. Building a family then THETFORD--Esther May Doble OnAug. 10,AlyssaL.Eads,25,ofBametpleadedguiltytobuying, receiving, Refreshments will follow. Please dress becametheirfocus.LivinginPittsburgh, Wallace, 91, ofTavares, FL, wenttobe selling, possessingorconcealingstolenproperty$900orlessonJanuary28andalso casually. PA they had a daughter Kate in 1971 and with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2017. admitted two violations of probation as filed on May 8 and 11. The probation Esther was born on Nov. 4, 1925 in RETROSPECTIVE warrant stems from a conviction for domestic assault on May 13, 2016. The Thetford to the late Ralph Doble and BRADFORD--Vermont Life: A arresting agency was VSP in Middlesex. The deferred sentence was struck; Eads Beth Newcomb Doble. Retrospective, a presentation by John A. was ordered to serve 21 days to one year at the Springfield Correctional Facility, Shelivedmost ofher lifeinThetford Fatherley, will take place on Sept. 13 at withcredit fortime servedin local lookup, andpay $147 in surcharges. and has spent the last nine years in 6:30p.m.attheBradfordPublicLibl'ary. Charges dismissed Tavares, FL. Fatherley will reminisce about his OnAug. 10,achargeofvehicleoperationwithrecklessorgrossnegligenceon Esther was an active member of affection for Vermont Life over the years March 28 was dismissed against Theodore J. Rogers, 78, of Corinth. Adventure Christian Church, o fTavares, and the impact it has had on his view ofthe FL. She enjoyed family gatherings, state and its people. The program is free cooking, spending time with her friends and opento the public. fromandm°st°fallsheg°tgreatenj°ymentdoing for others. M0squit0-b0rne virus found in Hanover She is predeceased by her loving husband of 47 years, Melbourne H. CONCORD---TheNewHampshire 2000, more than 50 human cases of Wallace; and sisters, Laura (George) Department of Health and Human JCV have been identified nationaUy. Funeral Homes TildenandM o.e0 don)MoOon d Services has identified the first Most infections caused by Sheissurvivedbyherfourchildren, human case of Jamestown Canyon Jamestown Canyon Virus are either and Cremation Care Kenneth (Naomi) Wallace, of Tavares, !HAIL virus of 2017. A New Hampshire asymptomatic or result inn mild FL, Nancy (Ronald) Magoon, of resident from Hanover has tested febrile illness, but more serious ofBradford&Thetford, VT )LLO¥ positive for JCV, a virus transmitted central nervous system complica- Locally Owned and Operated c ....... by infected mosquitoes, tions, including meningitis and Serving the Upper Valley Since 1900 "Jamestown Canyon Virus is one encephalitis, can also occur. There Funeral & Cremation Services Arranged West Lebanon of several viral infections that can is no specific treatment for JCV, and be transmitted through the bite of an Licensed Directors Now leasing independent infected mosquito in New Hump- care is supportive until symptoms Available 24 Hours A Day • 7 Days a Week senior apartments. 1 & 2 shire, saidstate,e, pidemiologistDr, resolve. The best way to prevent infec- GregoryHodge GlennWard bedrooms, full kitchens, BenjaminChan. Itisanuncommon tionfromJCVandothermosquito- 187 U per Plain Route113 parking, on-site laundry, infection to be found, but similar to bomeillnesseslikeWestNileVirus Bradford, (802) 222-5758Thefford, VT (802) 785-4667 NP/NS. Optional healthWNV and EEE, it also has the and Eastern Equine Encephalitis is potential to cause serious health to prevent mosquito bites. Resi- CHRIST AND YOUR and living services complications, including central dents and visitors to New Hump- PROBLEMS including meals and nervous system infection. Because shire shouldprotectthemselvesand by Dr. Dennis Prutow transportation, of the risk for various infections their family members by using SomefolksportraytheChristianlife Rent starts at $837 from mosquitoes, we want to mosquito repellantthatcontains30 as a bowl of cherries or bed of roses, including all utilities, remindpeopletotakestepstoavoid percentDEET, wearing long sleeves "Come to Christ," they say. "Your mosquito bites and remove areas of and pants at dawn and dusk when troubles will be over."As certain rental See photos at standing water around their homes mosquitoes are most active, and car advertisements retort, "Not ex- www.summitpmg.com where mosquitoes might breed and removing standing water from actly." Someone forgot to, pit the Tours Wednesdaysat reproduce." around the home so mosquitoes do cherries. 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