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Service to be held for Louis A. Auclair

A graveside service for Louis A. Auclair, 88, will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Randolph Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin and Gorham.

Service to be held for Armand A. Adam

A memorial service for Armand A. Adam, 91, will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. prior to the service. Interment with military honors will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Linda Darnell-Lapete

Linda Darnell-Lapete, 65 of Gorham passed away surrounded by her family and loved ones at her home on June 1, 2017.
She was born in Flint, Mich., on Jan. 15, 1952, the daughter of the late John B. and Jean E. (LaSalle) Darnell, and was raised there. After graduating high school, Linda traveled abroad extensively, joining the Peace Corps. From Thailand to Germany, she traveled and loved exploring and immersing herself in other cultures.
In the early 1980s, she moved to Gorham. After a long career of volunteer and community work, she worked at the Northern N.H. Correctional Facility for 10 years. She was an active member of the Gorham Congregational Church UCC. She enjoyed activities too many to list, but her great loves were her family, painting, hiking, biking, kayaking and listening to music. She also loved her dog "Max" very much, and he was always by her side.
Family includes her husband, Mark Lapete of Gorham; her two sons, Nicholaus Wenck and wife Heather Filteau-Wenck of Shelburne, and Derek Lapete and his significant other Ariel Morris of Berlin; grandchildren Eillee Filteau and Evan Filteau-Wenck; sisters Mary Darnell of Flushing, Mich., Anita Moliterno of Owosso, Mich., and Nancy Bausch of Greer, S.C.; brothers Patrick Darnell of St. Louis, Mo., Joseph Darnell of Flushing, Mich., and John R.Darnell of Lawrence, Kan.; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by brothers Michael and Gerald Darnell.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Gorham Congregational Church UCC. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook is at www.bryantfuneralhome.net
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Elizabeth A. Davis

Elizabeth A. Davis, 21, of Shelburne, died on June 1, 2017 as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.
She was born in Concord, on July 15, 1995, the daughter of Michael G. Davis and Judy E. Vorbeau, and lived in Bradford until she was 3 when the family moved to the Franklin-Tilton area. She moved to Freehold, N.J. in 2014 to attend college and had also lived in El Paso, Texas, before moving to Shelburne. Elizabeth had been employed at the Irving in Berlin as a clerk on the night shift. She was a former Girl Scout, liked hiking, was a member of the Future Farmers of America, participated in plays at school and had attended the Franklin Baptist Church and the Praise Assembly of God Church in Tilton. Elizabeth was a very social person who knew everyone and loved music and singing.
Family includes her mother and step-father, Judy (Vorbeau) and Michael Harber of El Paso, Texas; maternal grandmother Barbara Elaine LaPlume of Shelburne; paternal grandmother Linda Davis of Barre, Vt.; aunts Joyce Scott and husband Michael of Shelburne, Stacey Moss and husband Jim of Freehold, N.J., and Amy Davis Robison; uncles James Davis and wife Christy of Knoxville, Tenn., and Thomas Ahern and wife Belinda; and cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Michael G. Davis.
A memorial service will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 14, at 1 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Fellowship Church. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations in her memory may be made to David’s House, 461 Mt. Support Road, Lebanon, NH 03766. Online guestbook is at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
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Service held for Donna M. Edwards

Funeral services for Donna M. Edwards, 67, of Magalloway Plantation, Maine, were held on May 20, 2017, at the Magalloway Pink Church. Reverend Cindy Grassi officiated and Stephanie Lyons was the organist. The Words of Remembrance were done by her daughter, Rhonda Edwards. The pall bearers were Donna’s sons and stepsons, Barry Eastman, Kevin Eastman, Douglas Edwards, Ronnie Edwards, Donny Edwards and Danny Bissonette. Many relatives and friends attended the service. The Bryant Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.