In Memoriam

Celebrating the lives of New Hampshire’s Ski Patrollers.

In Memoriam: LeRoy Bates, Ski Patroller

  LeRoy “Lee” A. Bates, 85, of Hampstead, NH, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 in the Portsmouth Regional Hospital in the presence of his loving family. He was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin on October 1, 1931, a son of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Allison Blackman, Ski Patroller

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Allison W. (Kerl) Blackman on Friday, November 18, 2016.  Daughter of Timothy and Jennifer Kerl, New Hampshire Region and Storrs Hill Ski Patrollers.  Blackman, 34, was herself a 16-year veteran of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: David Rowean, Ski Patroller

It is with great sadness that NH Region reports that one of its longtime Ski Patrollers has passed:  David Paul Rowean, 64, of Francestown, and a Patroller at Cannon Mountain, died Sunday Sept. 11, 2016, at his home. The following kind words … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dan Pesula, Ski Patroller

Dan Pesula, a member of the Pats Peak Ski Patrol, passed away on June 21, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Dan first started his patrol career at Crotched Mountain Ski Area in 2011. He joined the Pats Peak patrol shortly … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Richard Violette, Ski Patroller

Richard “Dick” Violette, Sr., 85, peacefully passed on October 17th in Delray Beach, Florida. A man of unusually high integrity, Dick was equally engaging with an easy smile and a genuine interest in the wellbeing of others. He was a loyal husband … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: George Wesson, Ski Patroller

George Frye Wesson Jr., 89, of Rutland died Monday morning September 6, 2010 at the Pines atRutland following a brief illness.  He was born in Worcester , Ma. July 4th 1921 the son of George and Ellen (Nystrom) Wesson. As a child he was raised in Worcester, MA., attended … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: John Boyd, Ski Patroller

Jack F. Boyd December 20, 2010 Laconia, NH—–Jack F. Boyd, 94, died at his home at the Taylor Community on Monday, December 20, 2010. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion S. Boyd, who died in 2006. Jack was born on August … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Bob McLellan, Ski Patroller

Robert ‘Bob’ McLellan 1943 – 2010 We are all aware of Bob’s passion for his Family……… I’m going to take a minute to talk about Bob’s other family and passion……. Bob’s love for skiing began back in 1974 when he joined the … Continue reading

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