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Lorraine E. Roy

Lorraine E. Roy, 86, passed away due to failing health on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Coos Country Nursing Home where she had been a resident since 2009.

She was born on February 21, 1930, to Wilfred and Eva (St. Cyr) Roy.

Lorraine graduated from Berlin High School in 1948 and earned a degree in Watch Making in Chicago, Ill. in 1968. She had been a jeweler for many years in Berlin, where her shop was located at 91 Green St. She was a dispatcher for Dumas Taxi Service for five years and later worked for Fleury-Patry Funeral Home as their dispatcher for an additional five years. She volunteered her time at AVH with Dr. Rozek, she volunteered at the Old Antique Shop in Gorham and did volunteer work at Coos County Family Health Services. For several years, she knitted hats and booties for babies born with AIDS, which she then donated to various hospitals.

She is predeceased by her parents, her sister Doris Roy and her cousin Alice Poirier.

At the request of Lorraine, there will be no visiting hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Friday, March 11, 2016, at 1 p.m. Burial followed at St Anne Cemetery in the family plot.

In lieu of flowers, she requested that a donation be made to a charity of your choice.

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

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com

Service held for Rita M. (Jutras) Rasys

A Mass of Christian Burial for Rita M. (Jutras) Rasys, 57, of Mesquite, Nev., was celebrated on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at St. Anne Church in Berlin. Reverend Andrew Nelson officiated. Readings were done by Beth Cooney and Amelia Piet. The gifts were presented by her sons Adam Foss and Justin Foss and Words of remembrance were said by Dr. Tanya Tupick. Pall bearers were Brian Burlock, Jason Cooney, Dana Ducharme and John Piet. Many relatives and friends attended the service. Arrangements were under the under of the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin.

Service held for Barbara LaBrecque

A Memorial Mass was celebrated for Barbara LaBrecque, of Berlin, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Holy Family Parish in Gorham with Reverend Andrew Nelson as celebrant. The cantor was Madeline Jeffrey, accompanied by Monique Lavertu as organist. The altar server was Jean Poirier.
Serving as readers were her Goddaughter Darcy DiBettidetto and her niece Julie Hallee. The offertory gifts were presented by her nieces Kelly Jo L’Heureux and Kerry Auger. Her son Danny Joe LaBrecque said words of remembrance.
Serving as pallbearers were her brothers Greg O’Neil, Gerry O’Neil and Jamie O’Neil and her son-in-law David Boulton. She will be buried in the Veteran’s Cemetery in Boscawen on March 11, 2016.
Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home of Berlin.
To post a tribute visit www.fleury-patry.com

Service held for Donald R. Langevin

Funeral services for Donald R. Langevin, 88, of Berlin, were held on March 3, 2016 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 his children Louise Lindsay and Robert Langevin and the crucifix was placed by his son Robert. The readings were done by Richard and Doreen Tremaine, the gifts were presented by Heather Langevin, Bethany Schiller and Karen Delcastillo and the words of remembrance were read by Father Andrew. Interment was in the Mt. Calvary with military honors provided by the U.S. Navy, the White Mountain Post #2520 VFW, the American Legion and the Marine Corps League. The American Flag was folded and presented to his children. Interment was in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery and Father Andrew read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Jonathan Langevin, Ethan Delcastillo, Bill Tobin, Timothy Tobin, Sean Tobin and Joe Ramsey. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Service held for Inez (Nutbrown) Hamlin

Funeral services for Inez (Nutbrown) Hamlin, 94, of Berlin, were held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Bryant Funeral Home. Reverend Dean A. Stiles officiated. Her granddaughter Trina Fontneau read the words of remembrance. Interment was in Lary Cemetery. Many relatives and friends attended the services.