Archive for December, 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get that many views.

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Kathy Wilson

Kathy Duggan Wilson of Intervale, passed away December 22, 2012 after a long battle with lung disease. The wife of AMC Pinkham Senior Cook Dave Wilson. Dave, who has worked for the AMC for nearly 41 years, married Kathy 35 years ago at Pinkham Notch. She is survived by her son Paul, sisters Marie Duggan, Ann Duggan, Beth Denman and Joan Mahon; brothers Bill Duggan and Tommy Duggan; Jeff, husband of Beth, Tom, husband of Joan; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Kathy was born in Boston, Mass. but was a long time resident of Intervale. She worked for the town of Brookline, Brady Chevrolet (Crest) and later as a teacher’s aide at Bartlett School.

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John L. Hull

John Hull died December 1, 2012. He worked at Greenleaf in 1937 while at MIT and wrote a memory published in the Resuscitator about the time Teen Dodge came to Greenleaf to nurse the ailing croo. He and his wife Mabel lived in Ivyland, PA.

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James Marston

James Marston, 86, passed peacefully Dec. 1, 2012, at Suncoast Hospice in St. Petersburg.

Born in Worcester, Mass., July 3, 1926, and formerly of Satsuma Florida, Jim was predeceased by his loving wife of almost 58 years, Flora (Cameron).

He leaves behind three children, Daniel and Pat Marston of Standish, Maine; Candy and Bruce Andrew of Campton, N.H., and Surfside Beach, S.C.; and Craig and Beverly Marston of Gulfport; three grandchildren: Aaron, Joyelle and Brendon; three great-grandchildren: Kaileigh, Cameron and Tyler; along with his sister Jean of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

In his life Jim worked as a registered professional engineer retiring from the state of New Hampshire in 1988. Over the years Jim and his family lived in Roxbury then Campton, N.H. He retired to Surfside Beach, S.C., then moved to Satsuma and finally to Pinellas Park. He enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing, gardening and traveling. Some of his fondest memories were of his time working in the AMC hut system (Zealand ’43) in the White Mountains.

Jim was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a past Master Mason in the Olive Branch Lodge in Plymouth/Holderness, N.H. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a proud member of the San Mateo Presbyterian Church.

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