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Service held for Mario J. Baldassare

Funeral Services for Mario J. Baldassare, 91, of Berlin were held on November 13, 2014 at Holy Family Church, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Kyle Stanton. The pall was placed by Rita Gagnon, Elaine Bergeron and Tina Delisle and the crucifix was placed by Rita Gagnon. The readings were done by his grandchildren, Jon Baldassare, Tim Baldassare and Steven Ballassare, the gifts were presented by Rita and Sylvio Lemelin and Patty and Howard Chase and the Words of Remembrance were done by his daughter Helen Baldassare - Norwick. Interment was in Holy Family Cemetery where Father Kyle read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Diane Caron, Robert Berthiaume, Victor Muzzy, Dominic Baldassara, Jitts Giroux and Mike Caron. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 15:06

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Service held for Anthony A. Memolo

Funeral services for Anthony A. Memolo, 89, of Berlin were held on November 12, 2014 at Bryant Funeral Home. Reverend Isaac Honsan officiated and Deacon Mitch Couture assisted. Interment was in the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham where Deacon Mitch Couture read the committal prayers. Many relatives and friends attended the services from New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 19:26

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Chad L. Ramsey

Chad L. Ramsey, 35, of Berlin, passed away on November 12, 2014 at his home. He was born in Berlin on June 20, 1979 the son of Guy and Claire (Raymond) Ramsey and was a lifelong resident. He had been self-employed in the construction field, doing carpentry and property management. Chad loved fishing, camping and spending time with his family, especially his children.

Family members include his children Devin Ramsey, Dominick Ramsey and Dyson Ramsey; his parents Claire (Raymond) Ramsey of Gorham and Guy Ramsey from Berlin; his companion Jessica Paradis of Berlin; his brothers; Jeffrey Ramsey of Berlin and Kevin Ramsey of Berlin; special nephews Christian and Domonick and special niece Hailey as well as other nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Jean Paul and Georgette Raymond and his paternal grandparents Louis and Claire Ramsey and an Aunt Francine R. Belanger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Those attending the Funeral Mass are asked to go directly to church on Monday. Interment will be at a later date in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, anyone who wishes may make a donation to the Bryant Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.


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Edmond R. Lacroix

Edmond R. Lacroix, 85, of Berlin, passed away on Thursday November 13, 2014 at his home. He was born in Island Pond, Vt. on September 16, 1929 the son of Ovila and Hilda (Morris) Lacroix and has resided in Berlin for the past 80 years. He graduated from Berlin High in 1947 and attended North Hampton Business College in North Hampton, Mass. Ed was a US Army Veteran and was a member of Good Shepherd Parish. He was employed by Brown Company and James River Corp for 42 years as a payroll supervisor and was also a part-time bartender at the Town and Country Motor Inn in Shelburne for 18 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing in his later years. Ed was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed.

Family members include his wife of 60 years Olive (Lavigne) Lacroix of Berlin; daughters Elaine Johnson and husband Wayne of Virginia Beach, Va., Louise Lassooy and husband Hans of the Netherlands, Donna Fortier and husband David of Berlin, Sharon Gaul and husband Fritz of Hooksett, Linda Farrell of Hampton, and Pamela Nett and husband Kenneth of Berlin; 12 grandchildren, Jennifer Ganuelas, Kimberly King, Lindsay and Matthew Lassooy, Justin, Jason and Adam Tempke, Rob and Zack Gaul, Geoffrey Farrell and Dylan and Libby Nett; three great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother Hilda Lacroix in 2009.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave. Berlin on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or Northwoods Home Health and Hospice. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.



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Dorothy G. (Sydleman) Nedeau

Dorothy G (Sydleman) Nedeau passed away peacefully at St Vincent de Paul Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, November 13, 2014. She was 100 years old.

Dorothy was born on October 5, 1914 in Bath, Maine. She was the daughter of George and Bessie (Tait) Sydleman.

Dot attended schools in Portland, Maine and Gorham graduating from Gorham High in 1933. She was married to Milton Nedeau for 38 years.

Over the years she was employed by Guy Shorey Studios, Fisks Gift Shop, Welches Restaurant and the Gorham Information Booth.

Dorothy was grateful for the help she received from A.V. Home Care so each time she made a payment to them she always gave a little extra to use for someone else who may have needed the extra help. That is what inspired "Dorothy's Gift" which supports in-home care for people who do not meet eligibility criteria for state programs. "Dorothy's Gift" has thus evolved, a cookie jar of contributions used to help someone, anyone with a pressing need and no solution for today. Dorothy's Gift "buys" flexibility to address needs when they arise, a precious commodity in these days of red tape, wait periods and eligibility guidelines. Dorothy's Gift "buys" dignity, too, by enabling recipients to pay a small cost share calculated against what they can afford rather than actual dollar value of the service.

She loved her Red Sox, loved to travel and enjoyed lobster.

Besides her parents and husband, Milton, she is preceded in death by her brother Theodore Sydleman and her sisters Lois McComiskey, Eileen Frost and Margret "Peggy" Cyr.

She leaves behind nephews and nieces Charlene Thompson, Mary Ann McCunn, John and Sunny Hindley, Rodney and Robin Sabattus, Kathy Cyr, Brenda (Cyr) and Rick Fioretti, Dean and Sandra Cyr, Theresa Cyr, Janet Cyr and husband Danny Brown, and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

A Chapel Service will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH 03570

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dorothy's Gift at A.V. Home Care Services, 795 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 for those who are in need.

Arrangements are entrusted to Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 18:46

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