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Tyler A. Mulligan

Tyler A. Mulligan, 15, died unexpectedly on January 2, 2015 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital.

He was born in Boston, Mass. on November 29, 1999. He is the son of Kevin Mulligan and Mellisa Digaetano.

Tyler enjoyed spending time with friends and family, he enjoyed playing basketball and being involved in sports. He spent a lot of time with his cousins.

He leaves behind his father Kevin Mulligan, his mother Mellisa Digaetano, his grandmothers Deborah Digaetano and Debra Mulligan, his grandfathers Ray Digaetano and Joseph Mulligan; his great-grandmothers Marianne Dummer and Margaret DeMaino. He also leaves behind his siblings Isabella Mulligan, Alyssa Mulligan, Kevin Mulligan Jr, Christian Mulligan and Michael Mulligan, aunts and uncles, Ray Digaetano Jr, Joseph Walsh Jr, Malinda Walsh, Tiffany Digaetano, Joseph Mulligan Jr, Kenneth Mulligan, Jennifer Quinne, Jonathan Mulligan and Joshua Mulligan; several cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a Chapel Service to follow at 5 p.m. at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin. (Use School St entrance).

At his family's request donations may be made directly to Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH 03570 to help with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home.

Online guestbook www.fleury-patry.com

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015 17:02

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Service held for Gertrude R. Bacon

Funeral Services for Gertrude R. Bacon, 89, of Berlin were held on December 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 Andrew Nelson. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The pall was placed by her grandchildren Jonathan Bacon and Kevin Bacon. The crucifix was placed by her son Louis Bacon. The readings were done by her son and daughter in-law Paul and Gail Bacon and the gifts were presented by her daughter Diane Duisdecker and son Louis Bacon. The pall bearers were Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Bacon, Jan Duisdecker, Geno Lawrence, Scott Lawrence and Steve Gagne. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015 19:51

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Mark A. and Katherine E. Lavoie


Mark A. Lavoie, 50, and Katherine E. (Moreau) Lavoie, 49, of Tennyson Ave. died on Tuesday December 30, 2014.

Mark was born on February 28, 1964 in Berlin, the son of the late Lawrence and Karen Lavoie. He was a graduate of Berlin High School, class of 1983. He worked as a parts manager for Portsmouth Ford.

Katherine was born January 5, 1965 the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Joyce) Moreau. She was a graduate of Dover High School, Class of 1983, and a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Class of 1987. She worked in Medical Records at New England Rehab.

They are survived by Katherine's daughters, Tara M. Ricker and Korina P. Ricker of Dover; Mark's siblings, Mike Lavoie of Ariz., Dorcas Lavoie of Milan, Sonya Dube of Berlin, and a sister in law Linda Gray of Derry; Katherine's siblings, John Moreau of Calif., Paul Moreau of Dover, Joseph Moreau of N.Y., Roberta Robbins, Debra Piccioli of Auburn, and Janet Roberge of Berwick, Maine, and many nieces and nephews. Mark's nieces and nephews include Heather Labrecque, Heidi Manfredi, Kelly Dube and Chris Lavoie. Mark is predeceased by his brother Ron Lavoie of Derry.

An hour of calling will be held at the Tasker Funeral Home 621 Central Ave Dover, on Saturday, January 3 from noon to 1 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the families request donations be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in memory of Katherine and Mark Lavoie.

"I've paid my dues in life; finally found the Promised Land! Happy with where I am and love my extended family! I am doing my best to be a good example."- Mark

"I am living off of Mark's belief in me- He is amazing in his support. He who is willing to see the good in me, and willing to give me a chance."- Katherine

I can't always walk with you
But I know you will travel the road that is right for you
No matter what road you venture down
You will always be my sweet little girls
I love you,

Please go to www.taskerfh.com to sign the on-line guest book.


Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015 19:50

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Virginia May Flint


Virginia May Flint, 95, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday December 29, 2014, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, after a brief illness. Mrs. Flint was born in Hooksett, NH on September 22, 1919, and was raised in Franklin, NH. She graduated from Keene State University and taught in Milan, NH where she met Clifton Lloyd Flint Sr. and later taught for the Berlin School system, where she retired in the 1980s. She married Clifton on April 4, 1943 and raised five wonderful children. Virginia enjoyed the love and affection from her family; she was an artist who displayed her work in several art shows. She enjoyed traveling and her grandchildren.

 Virginia leaves behind four children, Judith Comperchio of California, Dana Robert Flint of Philadelphia, Thomas Dean Flint and Richard Lee Flint both of Milan, NH, 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Clifton Lloyd Flint Sr. in 2003 and her son Clifton Lloyd Jr. in 1969, and one sister and three brothers.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday January 3, 2015 at 12:00 PM at the Milan Community United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in the spring.  Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Friday evening from 6 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Milan Community United Methodist Church. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.






Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015 17:19

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Roland Buteau


Mr. Roland W. Buteau 55, died suddenly on December 26, 2014 due to an unfortunate and tragic accident that occurred on Christmas Day in Forth Worth Texas. Roland was born in Berlin on December 1, 1959, the son of Jeannine (Peters) Buteau and the late Gaston Buteau. He is survived by his wife of 11 years Mary (Hanley)of Forth Worth, Texas his mother and 3 siblings Albert Buteau of Westminster Vermont, Maurice Buteau and wife Irene of Berlin and Denise (Buteau) Boucher and husband David of Berlin. Nieces Lori Fox of Concord, Ashley and Stacey of Berlin. Three step children, Terry, Jennifer, and Gil Jr. and three step grandchildren Lexy, Kira, Khia and Angel.

Roland graduated from Berlin High School in 1979. He worked for a time in the kitchen at + Yesterday's in Jackson N.H., eventually moved to Texas in 1990 where he worked Life Care Hospital in Forth Worth, Texas as a maintenance man for the last 14 years.

An honest man who could not tell a lie, Roland enjoyed the simple things in life, like woodworking. He was the kind of guy who would do whatever was asked of him. He also loved his classic rock n roll.

Roland was also able to make a difference in death as well. He was in good health prior to the accident and was able to donate enough organs to help 352 people according to the organization Donation saves lives.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 3rd, 2015 11 to 12.  Private services will be held in Berlin at a date to be announced.Buteau-obit-


Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 20:45

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