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Service held for Robert N. Poulin

Funeral Services for Robert N. Poulin, 70, of Gorham, were held on June, 25, 2015 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Andrew Nelson. The pall was placed by his children Carol Delisle, Paula Huot and Bobby Poulin and the crucifix was placed by his wife, Colette. The readings were done by Ally Aubut and Chantal Delisle, the gifts were presented by Holly Fontaine, Hannah Tremaine and Cameron Delisle and the words of remembrance were by Carol Delisle. The pall bearers were Brad Huot, Carl Huot, Kyle Aubut, Nathan Delisle, Keith Roberge and Paul Ayotte. Interment was in the St. Kieran Cemetery where Father Andrew read the committal prayers. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

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Service held for Connie Piper

A Chapel Service was held at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home on Monday, June 29, 2015 for Connie Piper. Reverend Kyle Stanton and Seminarian Ryan Amazeen served as Celebrants.

Her son Donald shared words of Remembrances.

A long precession of family and friends followed to St Kieran's Cemetery for the Committal Prayers and the Interment.

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

The arrangements were entrusted to the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin. Online guestbook


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Herbert A. Gilbert

Herbert A. Gilbert, 88, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Coos County Nursing Home. He was born in Berlin on May 9, 1927 the son of Henry and Lillian (Cropley) Gilbert and was raised in Vermont. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He re-enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. In June of 1950, when the Korean War started, he was one of the first to be sent to Korea. He was awarded the Purple Heart. After recovering, he was sent back to the front lines where he was awarded several other medals including the Korean Service Medal with 5 Bronze Stars. He was very proud of this because he said not many survived five major battles. He moved to Berlin when he left the service and had been employed by James River, retiring in 1989. Herbert was a member of St. Anne Church, the Marine Corps League, the American Legion and the VFW Post #2520 in Berlin.

Family includes his wife Esther (Smith) Gilbert of Berlin; daughter Joan Jaworski and husband Jon of Sandown, son Kevin Gilbert and wife Laura of Claremont, and daughter Diane Hoffman and husband David of Litchfield; grandchildren Frank Fidelibus and wife Bessie, Christopher Fidelibus, Nolan Gilbert and Kate, Alison Collette and husband Ryan and Kristen Hoffman; six great-grandchildren; sister Glenna Brooks of Berlin; five nephews and one niece. He was predeceased by a sister Dorothy Beaulieu.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the Holy Family Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Monday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., prior to the service. Online guestbook at




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Madeleine R. Adams

Madeleine R. (Gingras) Adams, 84, of Springvale, Maine, formerly of Berlin, passed away at her home on Friday June 26, 2015 with her family by her side. Mrs. Adams was born in Berlin on June 9, 1931 a daughter of Adalbert and Alice (Rousseau) Gingras and resided in Berlin for 82 years until moving to Maine in 2013. She worked for Woolworth, Brown Company and in the Food Service Department at the N.H. Vocational Technical College in Berlin. Madeleine was active in the Senior Center and the Holiday Center and was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Madeleine was an avid quilter, card player and loved doing jigsaw puzzles.
Family members include her husband Gordon Adams of Springvale, Maine, a son Thomas Adams and daughter-in-law Patricia of Springvale, Maine; a daughter Pamela Adams and spouse Andrew Najberg of Weare; three grandchildren, Karen Adams, Joshua Adams and his wife Danielle, and Daniel Adams; six great grandchildren, Annalee Adams, Misty Rose Adams, Samuel Adams, Abraham Adams, Aaron Adams and Jamie Adams; a brother Antonio Gingras of Pennsylvania, a sister Angeline Sweet of Nashua, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a sister Doris Gingras and her parents Adalbert and Alice Gingras.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Interment will follow in St. Anne Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call on Saturday morning prior to the service from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 US Route 1, Ste 1, Scarborough, ME, 04074-9925. Online guestbook at


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