MEMORIAL TREE PLANTINGS for the
FROM NOVEMBER 2000 THROUGH
Hockanum River Linear Park Committee,
The first group of trees, 5-foot White Pines, was planted in the Laurel Marsh on the Stone Dust Loop in memory of:
J. Arthur Joyce died in 1994 Tree planted November, 2000
John Iagrossi died in 1998 “
William F. Lautenbach died in 1999 “
Harvey T. King died in 2000 “
Two of these White Pines were planted on the west side of the river over the Laurel Marsh Footbridge and two were planted along Hop Brook on the Stone Dust Loop.
service was held for these 4 members, near the Footbridge for the families and
Committee members on
The next group of Austrian Pines was planted upstream from Cheney technical School close to the river in memory of:
Ted Potocki died in March, 2002 Tree planted August, 2004
Wayne Falk died in February, 2004 Tree planted February, 2004
The next tree, a White Pine, was planted in memory of Marjorie McMenemy in the same triangle.
Marjorie McMenemy died in April, 2006 Tree planted November, 2006
Memorial Tree, Austrian Pine was planted on
Allan Bean died in early 2006 Tree planted May, 2006
A bench was erected nearby.
The next Austrian
Pine was planted near the river on
Luc St Pierre died in October 2006 Tree planted November 2007
Austrian Pine was planted on
Ray Schaller died in March, 1999
Betty Schaller died in August, 2007 Tree planted August 30, 2008
tree was a Bosnian variety of Austrian Pine, Pinus leucodermis, 6 feet tall, planted on
Glenn Cornish died in May, 2009
Tree planted on
A memorial service was held by Alison Cornish with 32 family and committee members present.
tree planted on
Edward Wait died in 2010 Tree planted on
The next tree planted was a Flowering Dogwood in memory of
Sam G. Harrison died on August 15, 2011 Tree planted in October, 2011
behind #7 Nutmeg Lane, Ellington, CT, with Pond Vista, and a bench will be erected in Jan. 2012.