Funeral services for Margaret F. Goudreau, 100, of Berlin, were held on June 26, 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 Andrew Nelson. The pall was placed by Amy and Justin Fysh, the Crucifix was placed by Rita Tonelli, the readings were done by Amanda Lary and Francesca Carmignani, the gifts were presented by Bob and Nancy Goudreau and the Words of Remembrance were by Rita Tonelli. Interment was in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery where Father Andrew read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Don Lary, Bruce Lary, Joe Carmignani, Steve Dion, Justin Fysh and Michael Goudreau. Many relatives and friends attended the service.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014 16:46
Written by Barbara Tetreault
John P. Galuszka, 98, of Milan, passed away on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Nursing Center in Berlin. He was born in Hartford, Conn. on December 8, 1915 the son of Jacob and Rose (Wodecki) Galuszka and lived in Connecticut before moving to Milan in 1962. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and was a Life Member of the White Mountain Post 2520 VFW. John had been a member of Saints Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford. He was an avid fly fisherman.
Family includes his sons John Galuszka II of Big Sur, Calif. and Michael and wife Loretta of Milan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Gladys F. (Gallant) Galuszka in 2010, a brother Walter, a sister Nell Weglarz and an infant brother Michael.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on June 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church in Gorham. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield, Conn. on Wednesday July 2 at 1 p.m.The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made in his memory to Holy Family Church or Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin or to a charity of one's choice. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014 16:45
Calling hours were held for Rosemary Wytrwal, on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home. At the end of the evening family members shared words of remembrance.
Arrangements were under the care of The Fleury-Patry Funeral Homes.
To post a tribute please visit www.fleury-patry.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 19:35
Laura J. (Cloutier) Couture, 93, formerly of Willard St., Berlin, passed away on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. She was born in Berlin on July 24, 1920 the daughter of Arthur and Mary (Schambier) Cloutier and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, a former member of the St. Kieran Altar Guild, the Women's Bowling League and enjoyed reading, knitting and Sunday afternoon drives. Laura had worked as an Avon Representative. Her greatest love was her family, her husband Ralph A. Couture, whom she married on August 18, 1941, her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all of her family. She will be sadly missed.
Family includes her daughter Denise Goulet and husband Roland of Berlin; sons Donald R. Couture and wife Katherine of Berlin and Darryl Couture of Berlin and companion Jeanne Morin; ten grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph and a sister Pauline Thibault.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday June 30 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Anyone who wishes may make a donation to the Coos County Nursing Home Activities Fund, PO Box 416, Berlin, N.H., 03570 or to David's House, 461 Mt. Support Rd., Lebanon, N.H., 03766. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 19:33
David G. Letendre, 61, of Berlin, passed away at his home on June 23, 2014. He was born in New Bedford, Mass. on October 8, 1952 a son of Norman and Imelda (Duval) Letendre. He was raised in New Bedford, Mass, and moved to Berlin in 2005. He was a graduate of St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing and also spent many years working for IBM. David was a gun collector, loved cars, and was an avid sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.
Family members include his wife Susan (Briggs) Letendre of Berlin, his children Christopher Letendre and wife Kristy of Berlin, Matthew Letendre of Berlin, Daniel Letendre of Portland, Maine, Nicolle Letendre of Florida, brother Peter Letendre of Colorado, three Grandchildren Joshua, Makayla, Emmelia, and by his brother's in-law Joseph and Louis Briggs-DeSouza.
At David's request services will be private. 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
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 19:29