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Service held for William E. Amero

Funeral Services for Mr. William E. Amero, 82, of Berlin, were held on August 16, 2014 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 and the gifts were presented by Diane Amero and Katie Amero. Military Honors were provided by the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps League. The American Flag was folded and presented to Mrs. Lorraine Amero by her grandson, Captain Matthew Dupuis. The pall bearers were Matthew Dupuis, Mark Dupuis, Brandon Villeneuve and Cody Villeneuve. The Honorary bearers were Katie Amero, Timmy Dupuis and Whitney Amero. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 21:19

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Lucien G. Dupuis

Lucien G. Dupuis, a longtime resident of Forbush Avenue, passed away Friday evening August 15, 2014 at his home following a period of declining health. He was 83.

Born on June 19, 1931 in Berlin, he was the son of Thomas and Beatrice (Fillion) Dupuis.

Lucien attended Berlin schools.

From 1948-1952, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Returning from the Navy, he married Lucia D. Croteau on April 19, 1952. Together they raised two sons and four daughters.

Lucien was employed as a Spare Crew Supervisor with Brown Company and retired from the mill under Crown Vantage with 42 years of service.

He also owned and operated Lucien's Barbershop out of his home since 1954 and was employed by Fleury-Patry Funeral Home for many years.

Lucien was a life member of Berlin VFW Post #2520 and served as past commander and Gorham American Legion Post #82. He was also a member of Eagles and was past President of the Holy Names Society.

His past times included hunting, fishing, and flying with his son Normand.

Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by an infant son Lucien Joseph Dupuis, a brother Raymond Dupuis, and two sisters Jeannette Gilbert and Lorraine Boiseveault.

He leaves his wife of 62 years Lucia D. Dupuis of Berlin, Two sons Normand Dupuis and wife Hunky of Berlin and Richard Dupuis of Port Ritchie, Fla. Four daughters Linda Labbe of Marlborough, Conn., Helene Chouinard of Michigan, Lucille Boutin and husband Timothy of Shelburne, and Nancy Lachance of Dover, 12 Grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, a brother Romeo Dupuis and wife Jackie of Berlin, and a sister in law Louisette Dupuis of Virginia and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 19 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday August 18 and from 8:30 a.m. to  9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning August 19 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, N.H.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Northwoods Home Health and Hospice, 278 Main Street, Lancaster, N.H. 03584

Online guestbook at



Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 22:02

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Geraldine Gagne

A memorial service for Geraldine (Pinette) Gagne will be held on September 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church in Gorham. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Berlin. Geri passed away on April 19, 2014 in Boise, Idaho.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 21:10

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Service held for Irene Vaillancourt

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Irene Vaillancourt, of Berlin, on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantors were Irene's daughter-in-law June Vaillancourt and Denise Doucette accompanied by Monique Lavertu as organist. The Altar Servers were Annie Pelletier and JP Poirier.
The Pall was placed by her children Gail, Gary, Denis, Mark and Brian. Her daughter-in-law Linda placed the Cross. Serving as readers were her grandchildren Alexandria, Isabella Vaillancourt and Jamie Dennison. The offertory gifts were presented by her granddaughters Ashlee and Brook Vaillancourt.
Internment followed the services at St Kieran's Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were her grandsons Calvin, Shaun, Jacob Vaillancourt and Daniel Fried; grandson-in-law Colby Dennison and nephew Mike Malasky.
The service was well attended by family and friends from near and far.
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Arrangements were under the direction of Fleury-Patry Funeral Homes of Berlin.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 14:16

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