Written by Rita Dube
Funeral Services for Beatrice E. Losier, 96, of Gorham, N.H. were held on March 24, 2014 at Holy Family Church, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Andrew Nelson. The pall was placed the Dorothy Hanson, Linda Richard and John Losier and the crucifix was placed by John Losier. The readings were done by Joele Losier and Kyanna Lefebvre, the gifts were presented by Linda and Robert Richard and the words of remembrance were by Lisa Willey. Interment was in the Holy Family Cemetery. Father Nelson read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were John Losier, Jeff Willey, Chad Losier, Kevin Richard, Doug Willey, Dennis Sinibaldi and Ricky St. Hilaire. Many relatives and friends attended the service.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:50
Roland Thibault, 96, of Prospect Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2014 at his home.
Roland was born in Berlin, N.H. on January 30, 1918 the son of the late Alex and Yvonne (StHilaire) Thibault.
He attended Guardian Angel School in Berlin.
On April 28, 1945 he married Yvette Roberge and together they raised two children, they were married for 53 years until her death on May 12, 1998.
Retiring on January 30, 1981, he worked as a lead millwright for Brown Company/James River Corp in Berlin, N.H.
Roland together with several Berliners were activated with the New Hampshire National Guard Battery F from 1939 to 1945. They served in the South Pacific, Australia and jungles of New Guinea.
He was a member of the St Anne's Parish witch later became Good Shepherd parish in Berlin, N.H. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
His greatest love was his family. He was a very loving, caring and devoted, husband, father and grandfather. He will be remembered for his exceptional woodworking, and millwright skills, and helping anyone who needed him. His greatest enjoyment was time with family and friends.
He is survived by his son Paul and his wife Denise of Milan, N.H., daughter Lucille Murphy and husband Henry, granddaughters Elizabeth Murphy O'Brian and her husband Robert and Rebecca Murphy all from Manchester, N.H., several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Yvette, sisters Mary White and Gabriel Twitchell.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street in Berlin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Saturday March 29, 2014. Burial will follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery, Berlin.
Memorial donations may be made in this name to the Androscoggin Home Health A.V. Home Care Services, 795 Main Street, NH 03570 or to the Charity of one's choice.
Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:47
Funeral services for Delia J. Turgeon, 81, of Berlin, were held on March 24, 2014 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Kyle Stanton. The gifts were presented by Cathy Watson and Belinda Prater, the Words of Remembrance were by Cathy Watson and Amazing Grace was sung by Danielle Durant and Shelly Morin. Interment was in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Father Stanton read the committal prayers. Many relatives and friends attended the service.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:38
Carol L. House, 94, of Berlin, passed away on Sunday March 23, 2014 at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Healthcare Center in Berlin. She was born in Malden, MA on June 26, 1919 the daughter of Johnson B. and Cecil M. (Coombs) House and was raised in Whitefield, NH. She graduated as the Valedictorian from Whitefield High School Class of 1936 and was employed by Mellin-Quincy Manufacturing Co. in Whitefield from 1939-1955. She moved to Berlin in 1955 and was the executive secretary to Lawrence Whittemore and all of the vice-presidents and general managers at James River Corp. until her retirement in 1984. Carol was a member of the Community Baptist Church in Whitefield and had been a friend at the Berlin UCC, Congregational Church in Berlin. She had been president of the Women's Guild of the Congregational Church, past Worthy Matron of the Starr King Chapter, O.E.S. of Berlin and was a member of the Mt. Eustis Chapter, O.E.S. in Littleton, NH.
Members of the family include some cousins.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday March 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. There will be no calling hours. Spring burial will be in the Pine Street Cemetery in Whitefield, NH . Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014 15:10
Robert Cyr, 89, formerly of Main St., Gorham, NH passed away on Thursday March 20, 2014 at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Nursing Center in Berlin. He was born in Robertsonville, PQ, Canada on July 18, 1924 the son of Odule and Marie-Louise (Fillion) Cyr and resided most of his life in the United States. He was a woodsman and was a member of Holy Family Church. Robert was kind man and was very good to his family.
Family includes his sisters Madeleine Belval of Plantation, FL and Claire Cyr of Montreal, PQ, Canada; nieces, nephews and cousins residing in Canada. He was predeceased by sisters Rose Gobeil and Jeanne Sorel, a brother Gerard Cyr and his longtime companion Pauline Beaudoin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday March 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Interment will be in the Mt. Hayes Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014 15:07