Andrew Norkin

By Tom Kelleher | February 28, 2021
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Andrew M. Norkin, son of the late Paul and Florence Norkin, brother of the late Peter Norkin, all of Connecticut, was born in 1963 and resided for the last 22 years in Denmark, Maine. He is survived by his lovely caring wife, Joy; his wonderful children, and his dear sister, Mary Kate. More than anything…

Mike Micucci

By Tom Kelleher | October 22, 2020
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Mike Micucci, aged 66 passed away October 22, 2020 at home surrounded by his beloved family and with a full head of hair and all of his own teeth. Many people fight a courageous battle against cancer, but Mike Micucci willingly chose to accept the inevitable and let the disease take him on its schedule.…

Robert Stillings

By Tom Kelleher | August 20, 2020
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Robert “Bob” Stillings, 73 of Barrington RI died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 20, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Anne C. Stillings. Born in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Robert F. and Josephine S. Stillings, he lived in Barrington for 64 years. Bob was a graduate…

Lori Dombek

By Tom Kelleher | May 10, 2020
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Lori Jane Dombek, a woman whose super power made people nicer and more open to love when they were around her, and who had an ability to help the most hardened person love others, died on May 10, 2020 from kidney cancer. She was 61 years old. Her family has been embraced by an outpouring…

Paul Anthony DiBello

By Tom Kelleher | April 29, 2020
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Paul Anthony DiBello left this earth on April 29, 2020, in Aurora, Colo. He was truly a force of nature and a man who lived life to the fullest. Paul was born to Donald and Marilyn DiBello in Amsterdam, N.Y., on Oct. 25, 1950. Paul’s father was very active in the Boy Scouts, and the…

Edward Blatchford

By Tom Kelleher | April 19, 2020
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Edward W. Blatchford, 76, of Greenfield Mass died Sunday, April 19, 2020 due to complications from late stage Parkinson’s Disease and the COVID-19 virus. In addition to his beloved wife of 52 years, Claire (Howell) Blatchford, Ed leaves two daughters, Laurel Blatchford and her husband Bernie Kluger of Washington, DC and Christa Blatchford and her…

John Howe

By Tom Kelleher | January 20, 2020
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John Burnham Howe, 93, of Jackson NH, has completed his final hike.  He died January 20, 2020, after a long and vibrant life. John was born in Boston July 8, 1926. He attended Deerfield Academy and Princeton University, and, in 1945, served briefly in the Army Air Corps.  His varied career was primarily in geology and meteorological sciences. In the early ’60s he worked with NASA on the…

David Eastman

By Tom Kelleher | November 18, 2019
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Dave Eastman , 8/29/1943-11/18/2019. Naturalist, author, radio show host, newspaper columnist and decorated Vietnam War helicopter pilot veteran Capt. (U.S. Army) David L. Eastman, 76, of Tamworth, N.H. Dave worked at Mizpah hut in 1965. Eastman’s well-read nature column, “Country Ecology,” was published in the Saturday editions of The Conway Daily Sun and his nature radio…

Peter Case

By Tom Kelleher | August 30, 2019
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Peter ‘Piggy’ Case 1944-2019 The first day of Peter Griffin Case’s life was Monday, March 6, 1944. From then on the man you probably know as “Piggy” enjoyed a grand total of precisely 27,571 days of fun and family, love and laughs, merrymaking and mustard making, bright ideas and big dreams. Day one was in…

Nick Howe

By Tom Kelleher | April 4, 2019
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Nicholas Sheldon Howe, 85, departed on his final hike April 4, 2019, after a period of declining health. Nick was born in Greenfield, Mass., and attended the Bement School and Deerfield Academy, where his father was on the faculty as a history teacher. His childhood was spent among the fields of the Pioneer Valley and…