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Michael R. “Mitch” Perreault

Michael R. “Mitch” Perreault, 61, of Berlin, passed away unexpectedly on February 21, 2017, enjoying the great outdoors, as he called it, “God’s Country”. He was born in Berlin on September 10, 1955, the son of the late Roland G. and Alice (Houle) Perreault and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Berlin High School in 1974 and had many occupations throughout his life including welding, driving truck cross country and being a millwright. Mitch was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, 4-wheeling and anything outdoors. He loved his dogs Betsy and Britta. Mitch’s greatest love was his daughter, Kelly.

Family includes his daughter Kelly Perreault and companion Richard Bill of Enfield; sisters Priscille L’Heureux and husband Maurice of Nashua, and Louise L’Heureux of Berlin; brothers Normand Perreault of Milan, Leo Perreault and wife Elaine of Milan, and Denis Perreault of Berlin; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many friends, including a special friend and former wife, Debbie Fortier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 27, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Avenue, Berlin on Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the DHMC Otolaryngology Dept., 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH, 03756 or the Humane Society. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Susan Kernan

Susan Kernan, 90, of Peabody, Mass., and recently of Berlin, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the Coos County Nursing Home. She was born in Hanau, Germany on March 29, 1926, the daughter of Heinz and Greta (Ehrmann) Krieg and was raised in Germany. She worked for the U.S. Liberation Forces in 1945-46, and successfully gained early release of her mother from the Theresienstadt concentration camp. She moved to the United States at the age of 21. Sue raised her family in Baltimore, Md., relocated to Florida for about 10 years, then moved to a retirement community in Peabody, Mass. She moved to New Hampshire earlier this month to be with her family. Sue loved to play cards and was an avid Bridge player. She traveled extensively with her husband during his lifetime, and later shared her love of travel through a special trip with each of her grandchildren.

Family includes her sons, Larry Kernan and wife Mary of Bedford, Mass., and Don Kernan and wife Sherrill Tracy of Shelburne; grandchildren Kim Reid and husband Rob of Burlington, Vt., Zach Kernan and wife Ashley of Centerville, Utah, Josh Kernan of Hanover, Katie Weathers and husband Dan of Anchorage, Alaska, Peter Kernan of Perth, Australia and Elizabeth Kernan of Lexington, Mass; three great grandchildren Henry and Warner Reid, and Kasey Kernan. She was predeceased by her husband Paul Kernan and a sister Ursel Weber.

A Celebration of her Life will take place in the summer. Donations in her memory may be made to the Coos County Nursing Home, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH, 03570 or to a charity of one’s choice. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

Marc R. Theberge

Marc R. Theberge, 42 of Berlin, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Marc was one of the most thoughtful, caring, helpful, loving guys you could ever meet. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone and everyone he came in contact with. He will always be remembered as the kind soul he was. He will be missed and hopefully found peace.

He was born in Berlin on October 24, 1974, the son of Roland L. (Lefty) and Collette L (Riendeau) Theberge and he was a lifelong resident of the area. He graduated from Berlin High in 1993 and attended Northeastern University with a major in Pharmacy. He had been a Boy Scout and an altar Server in his younger years and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Marc enjoyed hunting, fishing, broomball, snowmobiling, water skiing, corn hole, horse shoes and was a big fan of the Montreal Canadians hockey team. Most of all he loved his family.

He is survived by his wife Meghan (Dupuis) Theberge of Gorham, his children Leighton and Brock Theberge of Gorham; his parents Roland “Lefty” Theberge and wife Collette of Berlin; his grandmothers Lise Riendeau and Cecile Jerry, both of Berlin; his sister Bonnie Lowry and husband Ken of Berlin; aunts and uncles Richard Riendeau and wife Cindy of Berlin, Lucie Roy and husband Dan of Gorham, Claire Normand of Washington and Arizona, Robert Theberge of Berlin, mother in law Becky Cavagnaro and husband Gary of Berlin; father in law Normand Dupuis and wife Hunky of Berlin, brother in law Eric Dupuis and wife Jen of Berlin, step sister in law Amanda Laganiere and husband Moe of Bangor, Maine; step brother in law Jason Cavagnaro and companion Courtney Roy of Berlin; nephews, cousins and many other relatives. He was predeceased by his grandfathers' Romuald R “Oiseau” Theberge and Henri Riendeau.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepard Parish. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the HOPE Recovery Center, Berlin.

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Service held for Lorraine Lozier

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Lorraine Lozier, of Berlin, on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Emily Stiles, accompanied by Monique Lavertu as organist. The Altar Server was Douglas Roy.
The Pall was placed by Richard Eastman and Paul Lozier. Her sister Claire Lozier placed the cross. Serving as readers were Karen McClellan and Derek Eastman. The offertory gifts were presented by Lynn Warren, Jeannette Boutin, Olivia Eastman and Addison Eastman.
Interment followed at St. Anne Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers were Tim Eastman, Kayleigh Eastman, Caleb Warren, Christian McClellan and Logan and Lacee Fournier. Don Eastman shared words of remembrances.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home of Berlin.

Service held for Donald Goulet

A Chapel service was held at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home for Donald Goulet on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Deacon Mitch Couture served as Celebrant.

Serving as readers were Cynthia Smith and Holly Mowry. Wade Goulet said words of remembrances.

The service was well attended by family and friends near and far.

Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.fleury-patry.com