Service held for Chester W. Chapman

Funeral services for Chester W. Chapman, 60, of Gorham were held on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Bryant Funeral Home in Gorham, Reverend Dean A. Stiles officiated. Burial was in Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham.

Robert R. L’Heureux

Robert R. L’Heureux, 55, of Berlin, died on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was born in Berlin on September 2, 1960 the son of Romeo L. and Lorain (Lacasse) L’Heureux and was a lifelong resident of Milan-Berlin area. He graduated from Berlin High School with the Class of 1979. Bob had been employed by the U.S. Postal Service for over 30 years, starting as a letter carrier and working his way up to his present position as Postmaster of the Berlin Post Office. Previously, he had been employed as a bartender/restaurant manager of The People’s Choice Restaurant in Gorham. He enjoyed traveling, camping, boating, antiquing, eating in restaurants, ATVing, driving and spending time with his three dogs.

Family includes his wife Joann (Riendeau) L’Heureux of Berlin; sons Travis L’Heureux and girlfriend Missy Nolin of Berlin and Bryan L’Heureux of Lebanon; his mother Lorain (Lacasse) L’Heureux of Milan; brothers Ronald L’Heuerux of Madison and Rick L’Heureux and wife Sonya of Madison; close family friend Ron Poirier of Madison; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews cousins and in-laws. He was predeceased by his father Romeo L. “Dooda” L’Heureux in 2002.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association. Online guestbook at

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Janette M. Nicoletti

Janette M. Nicoletti of St Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. She was 83.

Born on May 25, 1932, in Berlin, she was the daughter of Rocco and Angelina (DiPucchio) Nicoletti.

A lifelong resident of Berlin, she attended local schools and was a 1953 graduate of Berlin High School.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed for more than 30 years as a stitcher at Granite State Rubber Company.

Janette was a communicant of St. Kieran’s Parish now St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish.

She enjoyed her family, her cat Alfie, playing Bingo, walking outdoors, watching sports, especially the Red Sox and Boston Bruins.

Janette will be remembered as a gentle, generous and kind-hearted person.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by a brother Donald Nicoletti and two sisters, Theresa Ramsey and Josephine Torro.

She leaves her brother John Nicoletti and wife Julienne “Julie” (Langlois) of Manchester; her goddaughter and niece, Mia (Nicoletti) Voveris and her husband Joe and their sons Jonah and Evan, all of Manchester; her brother in-laws Gerard Ramsey Sr. and Fio Torro; nephews Gerard Ramsey Jr, and his wife Carolyn and children Tina Demers and Joey Ramsey; Michael Ramsey Sr. and wife Diane and children Michael Ramsey Jr and Angela Woodside; niece Kathy (Zeba) Provencher and children Nathan and Messina; cousins and their families; special caretakers Robert (Bob) and Robin Poirier of Berlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial will follow at St. Kieran’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday prior to the Mass at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High St., Berlin.

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Doreen (Dyment) Kukene

Mrs. Doreen (Dyment) Kukene, 65, of Shelburne died unexpectedly at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin on Sunday, March 27, 2016.

Doreen was born in Beverly, Mass. on January 4, 1951, to Gordon and Charlene (Spaulding) Dyment. She lived in Massachusetts until she met and married her beloved husband Frank and moved to Shelburne. There she worked for and managed Pizza Hut for more than 20 years.

Doreen is survived by her father Gordon Dyment of Georgetown, Mass., her sister Joyce Dyment of Amesbury, Mass., her daughter Sherry and No. 1 son-in-law Mike Lizotte of Berlin, her very special granddaughter Alyssa Lizotte and soon to be grandson-in-law Matty. She is also survived by a son Paul and wife Kristen and their three children Travis, Jacob and Candace Wyman of Plaistow; her favorite niece Eileen and husband Brendan Hansen, nephews James Dyment and Albert Freeman, lifelong best friend Glady Kneeland, her much loved goats Patches and Bill E. Goat, her past and present crew at Pizza Hut and customers.

She was predeceased by her mother Charlene Spaulding Dyment, a brother David G. Dyment and a beloved husband of 34 years Frank F. Kukene.

There will be a celebration of life held at the Shelburne Town Hall on Friday, April 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. Family, friends and the public are welcomed to attend.


Claude Richard King

TEXAS/BERLIN -- Claude Richard King, 53 of Berlin passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012 in Shadyville, Ohio. He was born in Berlin, NH, on March 9, 1959, son of Arthur J. King of Berlin and Dorothy King-Horne of Gorham. Claude resided in Berlin for many years, had a trucking business until 2008, working very hard and driving many miles. He left Berlin for better opportunity, working as a mechanic on pipeline construction. His love was for his beloved wife Linda and children, Thera, Ben, ...