Dustin James Smithurst

Dustin James Smithurst, 27, of Gorham, died tragically on Monday morning January 9, 2017, of injuries received in a motor vehicle, pedestrian accident in Maine. He was born in Portland, Maine, on September 28, 1989, the son of Donna M. Beckwith Calvert and Wayne Smithurst and has lived in the Dummer- Berlin – Gorham area for many years with his cousins: Katie Bisson, Robert Bisson, Emily Bisson and Mary Bisson, aunt Nancy Bisson and aunt Valerie Hollinrake. Dustin was a graduate of Berlin High School, Class of 2008. He was a devout Christian who enjoyed teaching folks the Word of God and providing outreach services to the homeless, exposing them to God's teachings. In his younger years, he enjoyed roller blading and ski blading, making many a crazy videos with his cousin Robert. Dustin had most recently been a valued employee of the Holiday Inn in Portland, Maine. He had a phenomenal sense of humor, vibrant personality, and was adored by many.

In addition to the Bisson family, he enjoyed spending time with his brother and sister-in-law John E. Calvert Jr. and Brandi Calvert, niece Taylor Calvert and nephew Hudson Calvert, cousins Kamdyn Jae Bisson Post, Harte Matthew Bisson Post and Jacob A. Beckwith Smith. Dustin was survived by his aunt Shelly Beckwith Sylvester and family as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins on both sides of his family.

He was predeceased by his parents Donna Beckwith Calvert and Wayne Smithurst, his grandparents Elizabeth and Arthur Beckwith and numerous Aunts.

A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

Service held for Robert Laflamme

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Robert Laflamme, of Berlin, on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Madeline Jeffrey accompanied by Sandra Patrick as Organist. The Altar Servers were Jean Poirier and Douglas Roy.
Serving as reader was Helene Francoeur.
Interment followed at Mt Calvary Cemetery.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

Romeo Cote

Romeo Cote of Gorham passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was 91 years old.

Born on November 6, 1925, in Berlin, he was the son of Fertunat and Emulia (Lacasse) Cote.

Romeo served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he received Combat Infantryman Bade, United Nations Service Medal and Korean Service Medal with two bronze service stars.

In 1988 he retired from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft where he worked as a welder. He was a member of the VFW Post 2520 and a Communicant of St. Anne’s Church of Good Shepherd Parish.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by two brothers Rudolph Cote and Reverend Donald Cote; and one sister Olivette Lauzier.

He leaves behind two sisters, Marguerite Larochelle and husband Leo and Sister Agnes Marie along with his nieces and nephews.

A private burial will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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Jeannette Nadeau (Meunier)

Jeannette Nadeau (Meunier) of Jasper Street passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was 77 years old.

She was born on October 17, 1939, in Pawtucket, R.I. She was the daughter of George and Bertha (Langlois) Meunier.

Jeannette’s greatest joy was her family. She enjoyed traveling and going to the casinos. She was employed at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store for over 14 years.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by her brother, her sister and a grandchild Kerri.

She leaves behind her husband of 23 years Ernest Nadeau of Berlin; a daughter Michelle Libby of Berlin; two sons Michael Imondi and wife Kristina of Loudon, Richard Prime and wife Nancy of Stratford; grandchildren Cody, Zachary, Cameron, Ashley, Ricky, and Denise; great-grandson Tyler; a sister Joanne; and nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 3 p.m. Calling hours will be prior to the service from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to AV Home Care, 795 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570.

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