Service to be held for Philip L. Rasys

Funeral Services for Philip L. Rasys, 72, of Mesquite, Nev., who died on June 29, 2016, will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Russian City Cemetery in Berlin.

Service to be held for Mary (Oleson) Yopp

Funeral Services for Mary (Oleson) Yopp, 72, of Abilene, Texas, who died on September 6, 2016, will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Russian City Cemetery in Berlin.

Service held for Rose Giordono

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Rose Giordono formerly of Berlin, on Friday, September 23, 2016, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Madeline Jeffrey accompanied by Sue Ramsey as Organist. The Altar Servers were Douglas Roy and Bob Pelchat.
The Pall was placed by her daughter Antoinette Thomas and her granddaughter Carlene Whitcomb. Antoinette placed the Cross. Serving as readers were her great-granddaughters Emma Whitcomb and Olivia Paradice. The offertory gifts were presented by her great-grandchildren Parker Paradice and Sara Whitcomb. Her granddaughter Carlene Whitcomb gave the Eulogy.
Interment followed at St. Kieran Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were her grandson-in-laws Jeffrey Whitcomb, Charles Paradice, great-grandson Cooper Paradice, nephew Joseph Accardi, family friends Jeffrey Howard and Bill Brusseau.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

Service held for Nellie E. Murphy

Funeral services for Nellie E. Murphy, 86, of Berlin, were held on September 29, 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 Kyle Stanton. The pall was placed by her daughters Gail Bertrand and Helen Blaney, the crucifix was placed by Father Kyle, the readings were done by granddaughter Kimberly Bartoli, the gifts were presented by grandsons Ken Blaney and Shane Bertrand and the Gospel was read by Deacon Michael Johnson. Interment was in St. Kieran Cemetery where Father Kyle read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Corey Couture, Ken Blaney, Ryan Blaney, Shane Bertrand, Nathan Lavoie and Raymond Rowe. Many relatives and friends attended the services.

Jean Paul Gallant obit

Jean Paul Gallant passed away on September 27, 2016 at Coos County Nursing Home where he was a resident for the past year. He was born in Berlin on February 4, 1938, the son of Felix J. Gallant and Lucia LeBlanc Gallant. He resided in Berlin until his marriage in 1960. He moved to Vermont where he became a barber. He was also a constable for the town of Burke for many years. His hobby was playing the keyboard, which he also did at the nursing home. Music was his passion. 

He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Gallant Santiago of Milan and Gloria Gallant of New Jersey. One daughter Karen Lyon of Vermont, one sone Steven Gallant of California, two nephews Claude Morin and Paul Morin, three nieces Audrey Cintron of Berlin, Rosalba Rodriguez of California and Consuelo Neives of New Jersey. He had two granddaughters and several great grandchildren and many cousins. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Patricia  Powers Gallant, his parents and one sister Mrs. Priscilla Gallant Morin. Funeral was held in Vermont on Monday, October 3, 2016. Donations can be made to Coos County Nursing Home Activity Dept.