Tuesday, May 14, 2013
As part of Police Week in Washington, Patch takes a deeper look at police fatalities.
From postal inspectors to small-town sheriffs, Congress has dedicated the week of May 15 to honoring America's law enforcement officers—especially those killed in the line of duty—each year. One of those honored this year is Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, who was killed during a drug raid on April 12, 2012. While the number of officers killed in the line of duty has fallen since the 1970s (see our graphic, above), more officers have been killed so far in 2013 than the same time last year, according to a report by the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, released on Monday. The FBI also released a report on Monday, which showed officer fatalities declined in 2012 compared to 2011. The FBI report said 47 officers were killed by …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Chinese national was studying statistics at Boston University. She was killed in Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon.
A Chinese newspaper has identified the third Boston Marathon bombing victim as Lu Lingzu, a Boston University graduate student, according to the Associated Press. Lu, from Shenyang, China, was studying statistics. A second Chinese national and BU student, Zhou Danling, was also injured in the blasts. She is listed in stable condition in a Boston hospital, according to Chinese officials. Lu's death has led to an outpouring from friends, family and concerned neighbors in China. Lu's Sina Weibo page already has 20,000 comments from shocked and upset friends (Sina Weibo is a Chinese social media service that combines Twitter- and Facebook-like features). A former neighbor in China was elegiac when talking about Lu on his Sina Weibo page. "I …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Epping native died on Saturday.
Tuesday, April 9
Epping, NH — Joshua "Josh" David Krantz, 24, died unexpectedly on April 6, 2013 in Dover, NH. He was born in Exeter, NH on June 17, 1988, the son of David J. and Cheryl A. (Thibeault) Krantz of Epping, NH. Josh grew up in Epping and was a lifelong resident. Even as a child, he loved football and started playing first with Nor-Rock Pop Warner, thru junior high and went onto play four years for the Epping High School Team. Josh graduated from Epping in the class of 2006. He later completed an Associate's Degree in Business Management from Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH, and was employed as an Enrollment Account Specialist at Bottomline Technologies, in Portsmouth, NH since June of last year. Josh was an avid outdoors man, he …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Emily Blanche Miller was killed Saturday.
Monday, March 18
The following is an obituary from nh.tributes.com: Emily Blanche Miller, 21, died on March 16, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born on September 3, 1991 in Exeter, NH. She was a graduate of Exeter High School in 2010 and had resided in Newmarket, NH since January, 2013. She was employed as a waitress at the 99 Restaurant in Portsmouth, NH, a job that she greatly enjoyed. Emily was a person who loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed dancing and loved many outdoor activities including backyard bonfires and trips to the beach. She is survived by her loving companion, Anthony John Schwering of Newmarket, NH; her mother Lisa Blanche (Braley) Miller of Franklin, NH; her father, Raymond A. …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, while funeral services are on Wednesday.
Monday, March 11
Amanda Jean Warf, 36, died Thursday March 7, 2013. Amy was born in Portsmouth on August 18, 1976 the daughter of Nancy (Keiling) Warf and the late Arnold "Ed" Warf. She attended North Hampton Elementary School and graduated from Winnacunnet in 1994. Ms. Warf was employed many for Exeter Hospital as a financial counselor and had formerly worked for Hair Excitement at the Fox Run Mall in Newington. Her 11 month old son William Edward was the light of her life. In addition to her son and her mother family members include her brother, Joseph Warf of Portsmouth; her maternal grandmother, Louisa Keiling of North Hampton; her aunt, Renee (Warf) Bates of Nashville, TN; an uncle, Charles E. Keiling of Exeter; and several cousins. Relatives and …
Services have been scheduled for local woman found murdered in an abandoned Exeter factory.
The following information about the visitation and funeral hours for Amanda "Amy" Warf, 36, has been posted on www.remickgendron.com, the website for Remick and Gendron Funeral Home in Hampton: Visitation - Time: 5 - 8 P.M. Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Location: Remick & Gendron Funeral Home Address: 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton Directions to Visitation & Service Service - Time: 11 A.M. Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Location: Remick & Gendron Funeral Home Address: 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton Interment - Location: Center Cemetery, North Hampton RELATED
Monday, November 26, 2012
The 2005 Londonderry High School graduate died Nov. 23 following a two-year battle with cancer.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Adam D. Timberlake, 26 of Manchester, NH died November 23, 2012 in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA following a two year battle with cancer. Adam was born in Newton, MA on December 10, 1985. He was the son of Giovanna M. (Varisco) Timberlake and the late Robert D. Timberlake who died in 2008. He was a resident of Manchester for the past few years, formerly of Londonderry where he was a 2005 graduate of Londonderry High School. Adam was employed as a manager for Market Basket in Stratham, NH. In addition to his enjoyment of playing golf, tennis and fishing, Adam loved to play his guitar and listen to music. He is survived by his mother, Giovanna M. Timberlake of Londonderry, two brothers, Eric McGrath of Manchester, NH, and Sean…
Monday, October 29, 2012
He taught at the Exeter Junior High School.
Herbert L. Arnold, who taught at the former Exeter Junior High School and directed the adult education program, died earlier this month. He was 92 years old. Arnold lived in Madison, according to his obituary in the Conway Daily Sun. Arnold taught at the Exeter Junior High School from 1961 to 1974. He was the head of the science department. He was born in Madison on Jan. 12, 1920, according to his obituary. He served in World War II as a photo interpreter.
Friday, October 26, 2012
She was a librarian and curator for the Exeter Historical Society.
A memorial service will be held today for Nancy Lee Carnegie Merrill, who worked at the Exeter Public Library and the Exeter Historial Society. She died this week the age of 89. The service will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home. Merrill and her husband David helped raise six children, according to her obituary. She wrote "Exeter, New Hampshire, 1888-1988," a history of the town in that time period. Merrill was a former curator of the Exeter Historical Society. The historical society established the Nancy Carnegie Merrill Historical Award scholarship for high school students. Merrilll helped save the Dudley House, a historic Georgian home that was scheduled to be demolished. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
She served as curator for the Exeter Historical Society.