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Beatrice E. Losier

 

Beatrice E. (St. Hilaire) Losier, 96 formerly of 13 Pine Street, Gorham, NH passed away on Sunday morning March 16, 2014 at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. She was born in Berlin, N.H. on August 15, 1917 the daughter of Ernest and Eva (Hamel) St. Hilaire and was a lifelong resident of the Berlin-Gorham area. She was a member of Holy Family Church. Beatrice devoted her life to her home and her family. She loved cooking and sewing and was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed her grandchildren.

Members of the family include two daughters Linda Richard and her husband Robert of Nashua, N.H. and Dorothy Hanson of Raymond, ME; a son John Losier and his wife Paulette of Gorham, N.H.; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; one brother John St. Hilaire of Amherst, N.H.; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband John J. Losier, two sons Richard Losier and Bob St. Hilaire, a daughter Lillian Sinibaldi, a brother Charles St. Hilaire and two sisters Rolande Duchesne and Florence LaFleur, two sons in-law Woody Hanson and Jimmy Stone.

SERVCIES: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Gorham. Interment will be in the Holy Family Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade Street, Gorham, NH on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in her memory to the Coos County Nursing Home, Activities Fund, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH 03570. Online guest book at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Beatrice E. Losier

 

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 16:10

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Armand J. Brassard

 

Armand J. Brassard of Paris Road, Stark passed away suddenly Friday, March 14, 2014 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. He was 68.
Born on September 27, 1945 in Berlin, N.H., he was the son of Phillip and Germaine (Audet) Brassard.
Armand attended Notre Dame High School and was a graduate of Berlin High School.
Following high school, he enlisted and served in the US Army from 1963 to 1966 as a machinist in Vietnam.
Returning from Vietnam, he attended University of New Hampshire and earned a degree in Forestry. He then was employed at the Brown Company and retired after 35 years of service.
He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church and now known as St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin.
His past times included hunting, fishing, and woodworking.
Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by a step-son Kevin McCarthy.
He leaves his wife of 30 years Angela J. (Boewe) Brassard of Stark, Two sons Michael Brassard of Atkinson, N.H. and Marc Brassard of Stark, N.H. A daughter Monique Hand and husband Jamie of Groveton, N.H. A grandson Cody McCarthy of Stark, N.H. Two brothers Maurice Brassard of Bellflower, C.A. and Rev. Leo P. Brassard of Worcester, M.A. Two sisters Emily Labrecque of Plainville C.T. and Annette Johnson of Knoxville, I.L. Several nieces, nephews, cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin.

Calling hours will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, N.H.

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.

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Armand J. Brassard

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 14:24

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Mary C. Ramsay

Mary C. Ramsay, 65, of Gorham, NH passed away on Thursday March 13, 2014 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Berlin on July 31, 1948 the daughter of Pete and Bernice (Gilbert) Chabot and was a lifelong resident of Gorham. She graduated from Gorham High School with the Class of 1966 and was employed for many years at Converse Rubber Company. She worked as a secretary for Ramsay Trucking in Gorham for forty years. Mary was a member of Holy Family Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Family members include her daughter Jen Lemoine and husband Jeff of Gorham; grandsons Connor and Ryan Lemoine; sisters Patricia Fauteux of Gorham and Laura Pike and husband Gary of Gorham; niece Kelli Samson and nephew Brian Pike; great-nephews Logan and Cade Samson and several cousins. She was predeceased by her mother Bernice (Gilbert) Chabot on August 31, 1984, her father Pete Chabot on January 27, 1998 and her brother Ronald G. Chabot on August 4, 1988.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade St., Gorham, NH. Interment will be in the Mt. Hayes Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in her memory to the Ronald McDonald House, 250 Brackett St., Portland, ME, 04102. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 18:49

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Ernestine A. Bruns

Ernestine (Ernie) A. Bruns, 74, passed away on March 6, 2014 at the Halifax Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Berlin, NH on July 3, 1939 to Ernest and Clara Bennett. Ernestine married Ralph “Buzzy” Bruns on August 3, 1957. They resided in Gorham, NH where they raised their 6 children. In 1980 Ernestine attended White Mt. Community College to obtain her LPN nursing license and obtained employment with Androscoggin Valley Hospital. While she maintained her employment with AVH she continued her education and obtained her RN nursing license. She retired from AVH in 2003. She enjoyed camping at Will-O-Wood Campground in VT, golfing, reading, crocheting, knitting and most of all spending time with her family. She was an active member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Daytona Beach.
 
Ernestine was predeceased by her husband Ralph “Buzzy” Bruns, her parents, Ernest and Clara Bennett, in-laws, Maynard Sr. and Nellie Bruns, 3 brothers, Ernest, Leslie and William Bennett and a sister Blanche Ungaro.
 
Ernestine is survived by her 6 children, Christopher Bruns of Mexico, ME, Timothy Bruns of Berlin, Tammy Cloutier and her husband Donald of Berlin, Vanessa Bruns of Ketchikan, AK, Kathy Vagle and husband Jeffrey of Perkasie, PA, Cindy LaBerge and husband Jeff of Brownington, VT; 14 grandchildren, Joseph, Jessalynn, Trista, Ashley, Lance, Ray, Eric, Brian, Sanford, Harley, Karl, Kirsten, James and Joshua; 6 great grandchildren, Eva, Brady, Elliana, Mason, Cameron and Leigha; sisters Joan Gingras, Elizabeth Landry, Barbara Grimard, Claire MacArthur and Sheila McGuire. A beloved sister Alice MacDonald, brother in-law Maynard Bruns Jr. and a very dear friend Norm Anderson; many nieces and nephews whom lovingly called her Auntie Tine.
 
SERVICES: There will be a graveside service May 31, 2014 at 9 a.m. at Mt. Hayes Cemetery in Gorham. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ernestine Bruns RN Memorial Fund for Nursing at White Mountain Community College, 2020 Riverside Dr., Berlin, NH 03570. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin & Gorham. On line guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
 
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Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 18:29

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Sophie A. Mortenson

Sophie A. Mortenson, 93, formerly of Stearns Brook Rd, Milan, passed away on Thursday March 13, 2014 at the Coos County Nursing Home. She was born in Berlin on May 29, 1920 the daughter of John and Ella (Stenberg) Johnson and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and loved doing crafts, gardening and sewing.

Family members include her daughter Roberta Bradstreet and husband Timothy of Gorham, N.H.; her son Robert Mortenson and wife Cynthia of Milan, NH; 10 grandchildren, Kevin Mortenson, Bruce Mortenson, Wendy Boucher, Phil Emery, Michael Emery, Glenn Emery, Robert Dalphonse, Dana MacLeod, Andrew Mortenson and Arik Mortenson; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Theodore Mortenson, a daughter Nancy Emery and a son Herman Mortenson.

A graveside funeral service will be held at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan at a later date at the convenience of the family. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 101 Norway St., Berlin, N.H., 03570. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin. On line guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 18:18

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