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Service held for Roland Lacasse

A funeral service for, Roland Lacasse, 70, of Berlin were held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Bryant Funeral Home. Rev. Gail Bauzenberger, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church officiated. Burial will be in the spring in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan.

Service held for Alice Poirier

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Alice Poirier, of Berlin, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Shirley Jackson accompanied by Sandra Patrick as organist. The Altar Servers were Phyllis Morrissette and Jean Poirier.
The Pall was placed by her grandsons Dylan and Justin Poirier. Her husband Rudy placed the Cross. Serving as reader was Sister Ann Beausoleil. The offertory gifts were presented by her children Diane Johnson and Gary Poirier.
Interment followed the service at Mt Calvary Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were Andy Gauthier, Donald Duquette, Raymond Francoeur, Paula Poirier, Donald Piper and Maurice Tremblay.
The service was well attended by family and friends from near and far.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

David P. Lowe

David P. Lowe, 81, of Goffstown and formerly of Berlin, passed away Wednesday morning April 1, 2015 at the Hillsboro County Nursing Home in Goffstown. Mr. Lowe was born in Randolph, on February 15, 1934 a son of Glenn and Gladys (Shaw) Lowe. He lived most of his life in the Berlin area until moving to Goffstown 12 years ago. David was a graduate of Gorham High School and was a police officer for the City of Berlin. He was a member of the Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association, State of N.H. Police Standards and Training Council, F.B.I Firearms School, the U.S. Dept. of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration and the National College of District Attorney's.

Family members include his wife Florence A. (Hansen) Lowe of Goffstown; three sons Mark Eastman of Berlin, Michael Eastman of Berlin, and Martin Lowe of Newmarket; step-daughter Sherry (Cole) Dumais of Bow; step-son Michael Cole of Berlin; three brothers Charles Lowe of Randolph, Lawrence Lowe of Gorham, and Vernon Lowe of Minnesota and a sister Joyce Chaffee of Ohio, five grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and several siblings.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, N.H. 03570. Interment will follow in New City Cemetery, Berlin. There will be no calling hours. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

 

Lucille Ottolini

Lucille Ottolini passed away March 23, 2015 with family by her side. She was born in Berlin, September 22, 1932, the daughter of Orpha and Blanche Gourde Bourque. She attended local schools and graduated from Notre Dame High School.

She enjoyed family gatherings, cooking, knitting, crocheting and was an avid reader. She was a former State Representative and was a member of the VFW auxiliary. She and her husband were involved in politics for many years. After they retired, they wintered in Las Vegas for many years.

Family members include a son, James and his wife Jean. Daughters Janet Farrington and Marie O'Connor and her husband Terry. Eight grandchildren - MaryBeth, Chad, Jake, Joseph, Lauren, Eric, Kyle and Robert. Nine great grandchildren - Addison, Brock, Charlotte, Alivia, Jax, Ainsley, Ella Mae, Jace and Kylerae.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Ottolini in 2014, her parents, two brothers - Clarence and Roland Bourque, son John Ottolini, grandson- Adam Garon, two brothers in law - Fred Ottolini and Bernard Arguin, and son in law Barry Farrington.

A Memorial Mass for both Joseph and Lucille will be held at St. Anne's Good Shepherd Church in Berlin, on Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m.

Joseph and Lucille will both be buried at the N.H. Veteran's Cemetery in Boscawen, on Monday, April 27. Donation in Lucille's memory can be made to your Lucille-AFood Pantry.

 

Alice F. Poirier

Alice F. Poirier of Hillside Avenue passed away Monday, March 30, 2015 at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, following a period of declining health. She was 73.

Born on November 5, 1941 in Berlin, she was the daughter of William and Alice Dube.

Alice attended St. Joseph Grammar School and Notre Dame High School in Berlin.

On September 11, 1965, she married Rudolph L. Poirier. Together they raised a son and a daughter.

Alice was employed as a nurse's aide at St. Louis Hospital and Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church and now known as St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish.

Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren and family. She also enjoyed cooking, crafts, knitting, and cross country skiing.

She was predeceased by her parents.

She leaves her loving husband of 50 years Rudolph "Rudy" Poirier of Berlin; a son Gary Poirier and companion Kim Harris of Berlin; a daughter Diane Johnson and husband Ken of Statesboro, Ga.; three grandsons: Dylan Poirier, Justin Poirier, and Jacob Johnson; three sisters: Terry Charest and husband Henry of Northboro, Mass., Rita Distin of Avon, Conn., and Cecile Allen of Bristol, Conn.; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial followed at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin.

Calling hours were held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the mass at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin.

Memorial donations Alzheimer's Association, 10 Ferry St, Suite 427 B, Concord, NH 03301-5004.

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.

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