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Leona Albert

Leona Albert formerly of School St. and more recently of Country Village Health Care Center, Lancaster passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016. Leona had recently turned 89.

Born on July 5, 1927, Leona was one of two babies to bless Remi and Marie (LeBouthillier) Albert that day. Leona and her brother Leon were special additions to the large Albert family.

Leona attended Guardian Angel School graduating from Notre Dame High School in 1946. After graduation Leona moved to Boston to pursue an education and career as a beautician. Upon completion of her studies Leona remained in Boston to work for several years. While in Boston Leona immersed herself in the arts. Operas, plays and classical music events were her pleasure.

Leona moved back to New Hampshire opening a salon on Main St. in Conway. The Ravine Beauty Salon operated at its Main St. location for many years. Leona later moved her business to her home until her retirement.

After retirement Leona moved to Berlin remaining interested in the arts and adding hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and swimming to her passions. Leona walked many miles of the Appalachian Trail and hiked some of the 4,000 footers. In addition Leona continued to travel throughout New England.

Leona was predeceased by her parents and siblings. Leona is survived by a devoted niece, Lucille Pelchat, several other nieces, nephews and friends from Country Village Health Care Center.

Leona was a communicant of St. Anne's of Good Shepherd Parish, Berlin. Leona's celebration of life service will be offered on August 19, at 10 a.m. Family and friends are asked to gather at the church before the service. At Leona's request there will be no calling hours.

Aime Joseph L'Heureux

Aime Joseph L'Heureux passed away on August 12, 2016, at the AVH with his loving wife by his side. He was born in Berlin, on August 6, 1931, to Marie Celina Cusson L'Heureux and Adelard L'Heureux. He was a proud graduate of the Notre Dame High School, class of 1951.

In 1952 Aime enlisted with the USAF spending most of his enlistment in Albuquerque, N.M. He relocated to Arizona in 1963 where he resided until his return to New Hampshire in 1995. Aime was a avid dancer and he and his wife would dance daily.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Vivian L'Heureux of Berlin, his children Joseph A. Marie Antoinette Mollinelli, Michael Anthony L'Heureux all of Arizona, also a step-son Ron of Nashua. Eleven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He is pre-deceased by his parents Joseph and Marie; sisters Simone Bisson, Rita Horne of Portland, Maine, Claire Labbe, Florette Boucher, Anita L'Heureux, Fernande Roy and Jeanne Grenier; brother Roland, Eddie, Robert and Rene, all from Berlin. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Tuesday, August 16, at 1 p.m. A celebration of Life will be celebrated at a later date. 

Mr. L'Heureux donated his remains to the Geisel School of Medicine in Hanover. 

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Raymond G. Bizier

Raymond G. Bizier, 85, of Berlin, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in St. Gedeon, PQ, Canada on January 18, 1931, the son of George and Obeline (St. Pierre) Bizier and moved to Berlin in 1955. Raymond had been a truck driver. He was a member of the Good Shepherd Parish and of the Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree. An avid snowmobiler, he was a member of the White Mountain Ridge Runners.

Family includes his wife of 59 years, Gemma Y. (Daillare) Bizier of Berlin; daughter Linda Bizier Pivin of Berlin; sons Richard Bizier of Acton, Mass., and Claude Bizier of Barrington; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; four great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Those attending the mass are asked to meet directly at the church. Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Homes. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Maurice 'Pinn' Corriveau

Maurice “Pinn” Corriveau, 89, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday afternoon August 10, 2016, at Country Village Healthcare Center in Lancaster. Mr. Corriveau was born in Berlin on January 2, 1927, a son of Joseph and Lorraine (Jacques) Corriveau and was a lifelong resident of the area. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Pinn worked for Berlin Auto Mart as a bookkeeper for many years. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Androscoggin Valley Country Club in Shelburne, Dupont-Holmes Post 82 American Legion and White Mountain Post 2520 V.F.W.
He is survived by a niece Donna Coulombe and husband Jim of Berlin. He was predeceased by two brothers; Donald Corriveau and Norman Corriveau.
There are no services. Donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

Doris R. (Dussault) Treamer

Doris R. (Dussault) Treamer, 81, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday evening August 10, 2016, at Country Village Healthcare Center in Lancaster. Mrs. Treamer was born in Lewiston, Maine on November 26, 1934, a daughter of Maurice and Adrienne (Pariseau) Dussault. She was raised in Lewiston and was a graduate of Lewiston High School. Doris moved to Berlin in 1956 after her marriage to Robert A. Treamer. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish and volunteered at the Moffett House, St. Kieran Center for the Arts, St. Vincent de Paul Society and for the Special Olympics for over 20 years. She also enjoyed researching Genealogy.

Family members include her daughters; Louise Donato of Berlin, and Diane Bishop and son-on-law Keith Bishop of York, Maine; granddaughters Maureen Saucier and husband Joshua Saucier of Wilmont, and Amber Donato and fiancée Adam Cloutier of Berlin; great granddaughter Morgan Saucier of Wilmont; brothers; Donald Dussault of Lewiston, Maine and Jean Guy Dussault of Southbury, Conn.; sister Dolores Hebert of Higganum, Conn.; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Robert A. Treamer on July 3, 2016, grandson Nathan Treamer and a brother Richard Dussault.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. According to Mrs. Treamer’s wishes there will be no calling hours, friends and relatives are asked to meet directly at the church. Interment will be at a later date. Donations if her memory may be made to any of the organizations that she volunteered for throughout the years. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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