Dan Jock February 21, 1986 – April 4, 2012 home.
Pike, NH – Catherine Jean Maurer, 68, of Daniels Road, died on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at her
Catherine was born in Rutland, VT, September 17, 1943, the daughter of James Walter and Laura Irene (Poole) Comeau.
She owned and operated the Mine Mine Mine Farm in Pike. Catherine was a very strong ani- mal activist. In 2004 Cathy,
bout with cancer.
Woodsville, NH – Gene R. Gadwah, 74, passed away on April 8, 2012, at his residence fol- lowing a short
Dan passed away in the early the morning of April 4th in the presence of family and friends. He died preceding a long and courageous 15 month battle with cancer.
Dan joined Woodsville Fire in 2004, he was consistently engaged in training, and He accomplished training in level 1 and level 2 firefighting, rapid intervention training and was an established pump operator. He was an excellent family man, friend and brother fire fighter. He will be sadly missed by the members of the Woodsville Fire Department and the commu- nity. - Joe McQueeney Photo
ily of seven children from Lincoln, NH, where Herb was born, to North Haverhill so as to establish a means of livelihood through independent dairy farming. Living in his home on Horse Meadow Road since he was five years of age, Herb attended school in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill
North Haverhill, NH - - In the early 1930’s, Herb’s parents, Ralph and Lura Reed, moved their fam-
Barbara E. Charon Grant's Pass, OR, Academy in 1943.
A gentle, Godly, and hard-work- ing man, Herb was a man of few words, but great in wisdom which was oft’ seasoned by his dry wit and New England humor.
He was born in Woodsville, NH, August 28, 1937, a son of Cyrena (Jolin) Getchell and Claude L. Gadwah, Sr., he attended schools in Woodsville and started work at an early age on local farms and delivered milk for the former Hastings Dairy of Woodsville. For forty seven years he worked at the former Newman Lumber Company and continued work at the company following its sale to the Davidson Company.
In his semi-retired years, he worked for the Woodsville Fire District Highway Dept. He took pride in his work at keeping the parks and playgrounds grass mowed during the summer and sidewalks clean and clear of snow and ice in the winter. Gene retired from this work in
to take personal credit for that which he knew God, and God alone, did through him as a will- ing vessel.
He loved working the land, working with animals and always appreciated others whom shared these same pas- sions.
He would not have wanted any- thing written of his life’s achievements or accomplish- ments fearing in a holy manner
Evelyn (Morrison) Marsh Charon, 82 years, passed away April 15, 2012 at Three Rivers Community Hospital, Grant's Pass, Oregon. She was born April 20, 1929 in Warren, NH.
Her early years were spent in Warren, NH.
Warren Village School and was in the 8th grade class of 1943. She graduated high school at North Stratford, NH and gradu- ated from Plymouth Normal School. She taught school in New Hampshire, California and New York.
She attended English as a second language Later she taught
(ESL) in New York until she was 70 years old. She retired in 2002 and moved to Oregon to be near her daughter.
She was a member of the Warren Historical Society and the Pythian Sisters. She was an avid reader, a ready cook and enjoyed creating flower gar- dens.
She was predeceased by her husbands; William (Jim) Marsh and Stadel Charon.
She is survived by one daugh- ter Carol J. Marsh of Grant's Pass, Oregon. There will be no funeral services at Mrs. Charon's request.
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Herb loved, reverently feared, and always attempted to honor God through love…for his wife, family, friends, and people in general. He always tried to see the God-potential in individuals through the eyes of the Lord Jesus, the Christ. His church family was especially near to his heart, and he loved music which exalted his Lord.
Herb died at Cottage Hospital on Good Friday, April 6, 2012. He leaves a rich heritage which is beyond earthly measure to his
family, his son, Ron & wife Rae Reed of Belleview, FL, and their family, his daughter, Jo Anne Jaworski and husband Benjamin, of North Haverhill, his two granddaughters, Pamela Roberts and husband Steve of Willington, CT, and their five children Sarah, Rebekah, Paul, Mary & Samuel, and grand- daughter Michelle Elliott and husband Mark of Benton, NH, and their three children Monica, Andrew, and Lauren.
beloved wife, Marilyn, prede- ceased him in 1998. Bertha Farnham of North Haverhill is Herb’s only living sibling. Many nieces, nephews through- out the country will recall with fondness memories of their
Herb’s Uncle Herb on the farm.
A service celebrating the life of Herb will be on Tuesday, April 10th at 3 PM at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene, North Haverhill, NH. Pastor George Hemway will officiate.
It was Herb’s request that any donations be made to the Horse Meadow Senior Center, 91 Horse Meadow Road, North Haverhill, NH 03774, Attn: Deb Foster.
countless hours there with friends, old and new. The center greatly enriched Herb’s life in a variety of ways and the Center’s staff became Herb’s extended family.
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along with a group of other con- cerned and caring individuals, helped to form the Twin State Humane Society.
She was predeceased by her friend, John N. Arrigo on April 8, 2008.
Survivors include two sons, Vincent Patrick of Ipswich, MA and Stanton Patrick of Rutland, VT; 4 grandchildren; a brother, Robert Comeau of Malta, NY; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
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December 2011. He was a life member of the Ammonoosuc Valley Fish and Game Club, had served honorably in the National Guard for nine years, and was also a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge of Haverhill.
Gene was well known for his love of hunting, fishing, and tar- get shooting, and over the years earned many trophies for his marksmanship.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Diana (Arsenault) Gadwah on July 13, 2003 and his parents, Cyrena and Claude.
Survivors include his wife Gail, (Bedell), a son, Gene H. Gadwah and wife Wendy of North Haverhill, NH, a daugh- ter, Lisa Gadwah and husband Michael of Woodsville, five grandchildren, Diana Self and husband Ryan of Glencliff, NH, Sunshine Gadwah and husband Edward, Tonya and Madeline Gadwah, and Michael Gadwah II, four great grandchildren, Autumn and George Self,
Alysha and Trinity Gadwah, three step children
Fairbrother and husband Bruce, Peter Knights and wife Angel, and Lynn Knights and friend Diane, along with several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; two brothers, Dean Gadwah and wife Bunny of Lebanon, NH and Claude Gadwah and wife Jackie of Woodsville, along with several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held on Wednesday, April 11th at Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, NH.
The funeral service was held on Thursday, April 12th, at the funeral home with Pastor Susan Ellery officiating.
lowed in Horse Meadow Cemetery, North Haverhill, NH.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cottage Hospital Oncology Dept., PO Box 2001, Woodsville, NH 03785
Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville was in charge of arrangements.
A celebration of Cathy’s life will be held at the farm at a later date.
The family respectfully asks that flowers be omitted and memorials made to the Twin State Humane Society, PO Box 263, Pike, NH 03780.
Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, NH is in charge of arrangements.
For more information or to offer an online condolence please go to www.rickerfh.com
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