Tag Archives: Valley Cemetery

Richard R. Matteson

Richard R. Matteson, age 52, died at Glens Falls Hospital on June 3, 2009. Richard was born on Jan. 13, 1957, in Granville, the son of Raymond and Florence (Martelle) Matteson. Dick attended Granville High School. He was employed at K.D. Stone. Dick was an avid gardener, both vegetables and flowers. The bounty of his […]

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Thelma McClure Wooddell

Thelma McClure Wooddell, age 84, passed away surrounded by her family in Danby on May 26, 2009. Thelma was born on June 3, 1924, in Pawlet, the daughter of Fred and Nellie Leach. She married George McClure in 1941, and he predeceased her in 1970. They ran McClure’s Newsstand and Bud’s Place in Granville. In […]

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H. Elizabeth Close Thomson

Harriet Elizabeth Close Thomson, age 94, passed away on April 13, 2009 at Indian River Nursing Home. Elizabeth was born on June 18, 1914 in Salem, the daughter of Louis and Dora (Park) Close. Many years ago Liz had been employed by Telescope Casual Furniture. Following her marriage to Jack she spent many hours at […]

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Cemetery tree removal begins

Bourn knocks down rotten trees  It began with faint popping sounds that grew in volume as they grew in intensity. In the blink of an eye one tree top began moving like a pedestrian through New York City sidewalk traffic until – whack – a collision. (more…)

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John A. “Jack” Pacyna

John A. "Jack" Pacyna, 90, of Granville passed away on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at Glens Falls Hospital following a brief illness. Jack was born on Dec. 20 1918 in Mineville, N.Y., the son of Michael and Katherine (Huchro) Pacyna. He was raised in South Poultney, Vt.Jack is predeceased by his son, John S. Pacyna, […]

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Roger W. Hughes

Middle Granville, NY  Roger W. Hughes, age 42, died Saturday, November 15, 2008 at Albany Medical Center.            Roger was born on March 14, 1966 in Granville, NY the son of Robert and Marilyn (Dekalb) Hughes.            Roger had been employed as a material handler at Telescope Casual Furniture. Prior to his employment at Telescope he had […]

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Tree Trouble

What were once attractive additions to a serene setting are now posing a danger to it. Officials with the Mettowee Valley Cemetery have announced that the giant pine trees which border much of the historic cemetery have aged and deteriorated to the point that they simply must be removed… (more…)

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Andrea C. Decker, 59

Andrea C. Decker of Granville passed away on Aug. 26, 2008 at Glens Falls Hospital. Andrea was born on Oct. 25, 1948 in Albany, the daughter of Rev. Fred and Clara (McDonald) Jones. Andrea had been a Certified Nurses Aid at Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was a member of the Methodist Church. […]

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Marietta Spataro

Granville, NY – Marietta Spataro passed away on June 25, 2008 at The Pines Health Care Center (formerly Eden Park) in Glens Falls, NY. Marietta was born on April 10, 1920 in Hebron, NY, the daughter of Leander and Mary (Corey) Cary. Marietta was the Librarian at the Pember Library during the 1950’s and taught […]

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Dorothy Baker, 65

Dorothy Baker of West Pawlet passed away on Friday, March 28, 2008 at the Rutland Regional Medical Center with her children by her side. Dorothy was born on Sept. 25, 1942 in Bennington, Vt., the daughter of the late Cleo and Doris (Sharkey) Webb. Dorothy was the widow of John “Jack” Baker of West Pawlet. […]

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Search for missing Granville man continues

Police agencies in both New York and Vermont have recently ramped up efforts in the search for Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who went missing in January 2014. Their investigation includes scuba diving in local quarries and questioning more than 30 witnesses. Police are looking into all tips in an effort to solve the case that started nearly 3 years ago.

By Krystle S. Morey Vermont State Police have been busy questioning potential witnesses in a local missing person case. Jonathan […]

Local bus garages fare well in state inspection

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By Dan King Local school districts are among the state’s best in keeping their buses up and running. The state […]

Whitehall graduates 46

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By Dan King “The easy part of our lives is over.” That was the message from Whitehall High School’s salutatorian […]

Fireworks for sale, for a good cause

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By Krystle S. Morey Granvillians can start summer off with a bang now that fireworks are for sale in the […]

Class of 2016 grads bid Granville farewell

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  By Krystle S. Morey Jonathan Fisher has always lived a life of service and helping others. Fisher walked across […]

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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

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