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Kenneth M. Fysh

Kenneth M. Fysh, 89, of Jensen Beach, Fla. and formerly of Berlin, passed away on July 9, 2014 in Stuart, Fla. He was born in Berlin, on July 22, 1924, the son of Leroy C. and Clara.M. (Bouthlier) Fysh and lived most of his life in Berlin. He was a 1942 graduate of Berlin H. S. and went on to acquire a degree in accounting. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII in the 10th Mountain Division of the ski troops, 87th Inf Co. K and was employed as a Supervisor of Financial Services at James River, retiring in 1986.

Ken was a very accomplished ski jumper winning titles throughout the country. He won his Class A rating in ski jumping and cross country at age 16 and was active in ski jumping and cross country from 1934 to 1957. He became an Eastern Ski Judge in 1957, a National Ski Judge in 1960, and an F.I.S. Ski Judge in 1967.He spent a great deal of his time at his camp on Lake Umbagog where he enjoyed boating, snowmobiling, and working around the camp.

He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Amerian Legion, the Elks, the Androscoggin Valley Country Club, the Nansen Ski Club, the Umbagog Sports Association, the White Mountain Ridge Runners, and the N.H. Snowmobile Association.

Family members include his daughter, Nancy Silverberg and husband Jim of Jensen Beach, Fla.; a son, Gary Fysh and wife Rachel of Berlin, grandsons Andrew Silverberg and wife Patricia of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Justin Fysh and wife Amy of Barrington, and Ryan Fysh and wife Lauren of Ellsworth, Maine; a great granddaughter, Evelina Silverberg and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Pearl (Boucher) Fysh on August 31, 1996, one brother Leroy, and two sisters Elva and Leona.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made directly to Yolanda Cosme - Activities Director, Stuart Nursing and Restorative Care, 1500 Palm Beach Road, Stuart, F.L. 34994.Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 18:37

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Service held for Armand Theriault

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Armand Theriault, of Berlin, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Patti Berube, accompanied by Monique Lavertu as organist. The Altar Servers were John Frechette and Seminarian Michael Sartori.
The Pall was placed by his six children Sylvio, David, Claudette, Anne Louise, Lucy and Nancy. His wife Therese placed the cross. Serving as readers were his granddaughters Amy Dupuis and Cindy Theriault. The offertory gifts were presented by his son-in-laws Paul Dupuis and Steve Demers. His son-in-law John Laflamme gave the Eulogy.
Interment followed the services at St Kieran Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were his grandsons; Chris Theriault, Steve Theriault, Randy Dupuis, Gary Laflamme, Brian Laflamme, Don Laflamme, Corey Demers and Paul Ronci.
Full Military Honors were performed by The New Hampshire National Honor Guard, the Marine Core League and the VFW. The flag was folded by the U.S. Army and presented to his wife Therese.
There were numerous friends and family members that attended the service from in and out of town.
To post a tribute please visit www.fleury-patry.com
Arrangements were under the direction of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 21:03

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Yvonne G. Bergeron

Yvonne G. Bergeron of Plainfield, Conn. passed away on June 23, 2014 at the Villa Maria. She was 79. She was born on April 19, 1935 in Berlin, the daughter of the late Armand and Aurelia (Roy) Desgroseilliers. Yvonne was employed as an assembler at the former Wyre Wynd in Jewett City, Conn. before retiring. She loved her grandchildren and was an avid Elvis fan. Yvonne enjoyed her stay at the Villa Maria and the family would like to thank the staff for the care and compassion shown to Yvonne. On October 31, 1959 she married Norman E. Bergeron who passed away on January 11, 1998. Survivors include one son, Allen Bergeron of Lisbon, Conn.; one daughter, Sandy Hayes of Canterbury, Conn.; two grandchildren; and one sister, Rolande Blanchette of Berlin. Funeral services and burial were private. Guillot Funeral Home, 75 South B. Street, Taftville, C.T. was in charge of arrangements.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 21:00

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Service held for Doris Blanchette

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Doris Blanchette, of Berlin, on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Andrew Nelson as Celebrant. The Cantor was Shirley Jackson accompanied by Sue Ramsey as organist. The Altar Servers were Seminarians Michael Sartori and Brandon Sargent.
The Pall and Cross were placed by her two daughters Louise Morneau and Denise Hawkins. The offertory gifts were presented by her grandchildren, Brianne Morneau, Nelson Hawkins and Jonathan Hawkins. Her son-in-law Renney Morneau said words of remembrance.
Internment followed the services at Mt Calvary Cemetery, Berlin; serving as pallbearers were Andy Gauthier, Maurice Tremblay, Donald Piper, Henri Riendeau and Donald Duquette.
Donations in her name may be made to Coos Country Nursing Home, Activity Fund, PO Box 416, Berlin, N.H. 03570
Arrangements were under the direction of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.
To post a tribute please visit www.fleury-patry.com

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 20:11

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Pearl L. “Wee Wee” (Vashaw) Lessard

Pearl L. "Wee Wee" (Vashaw) Lessard, 77, formerly of Milan, passed away on Friday July 4, 2014 at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Healthcare Center in Berlin, surrounded by family. She was born in Gorham, on October 19, 1936 the daughter of Clayson and Idel (Crotto) Vashaw and lived most of her life in the Berlin area, residing in Maine for a time and in Milan for over 20 years. She enjoyed her grandchildren, crossword puzzles and horror shows.

Family includes her sons James Tibbetts, Jr., of Berlin, David Tibbetts of Berlin and Danny Tibbetts and wife Celeste of Milan; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and was expecting a sixth; brothers James Vashaw of Florida and Leslie Vashaw of Berlin; sisters Sally Leberge of Dummer and Yvette Morel of Gilford; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Roland Lessard, brother Edward "Butch" Vashaw and sister Gloria Tibbetts.

A graveside service will be held on Friday July 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 19:55

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