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Beverly Ann (Phair) Lapointe

Beverly A. (Phair) Lapointe, 83, of Piscataqua Road died at Watson Fields Assisted Living Facility on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Born in Berlin, May 26, 1931 the daughter of Andrew J. and Gertrude (Richards) Phair. She graduated from Berlin High School, class of 1949.

She enjoyed traveling, singing, gardening, reading and politics. She was the founder of the Sun Lakes Chorale of Arizona.

Beverly is survived by her husband of almost 63 years Robert W. Lapointe of Madbury; a daughter LeeAnn Simpson and her husband Robert of Madbury; daughter-in-law, Sara B Lapointe of Dover; two sisters, Joyce MacDonald of Conn. and Lorraine Reynolds of Fla.; sister-in-law, Ruby Brannen of Berlin; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey Lapointe in 2007 and a sister Helen MacDonald of Ariz. in 2005.

There are no services at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Tasker Funeral Home. Please go to to sign the on-line guest book.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 21:42

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William A. Lacey

Mr. William A Lacey, 101, of Portsmouth died January 25, 2015 at Webster at Rye Nursing Home.

He was born March 1, 1913 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Frank Harry Lacey and Irene Alexis Dunn and he served in the U.S. Navy 1943-1946. After retiring from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in 1969, Bill and his wife traveled extensively, spending 30 winters in Arizona. Bill was an avid craftsman who enjoyed woodworking and stained glass. He was also a member of Gorham-Sabattis Lodge #73 F & AM in Gorham.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews and was predeceased in 2011 by his wife of 72 years, Claris Lacey, as well as four siblings.

Graveside Services will be held in the spring at the Evans Cemetery in Shelburne. The Bryant Funeral Home in Gorham is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at



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Service held for Cecile E. Dupuis

Funeral Services for Cecile E. Dupuis, 91, of Berlin, were held on January 24, 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 her children Lucy Mears, Robert Dupuis and Richard Dupuis and the crucifix was placed by her daughter, Lucy. The readings were done by Carol Sylvestre and Joe Dupuis, the gifts were presented by Hailey Bowie and Reese Berry and the words of remembrance were by Jillian Jurilla. Interment was in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Father Andrew read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Mark Sylvestre, Scott Bowie, Mark Jurilla, Jay Berry, John McKelvey, Jr. and Paul Duchesne. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015 19:03

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Service held for Florence M. Quiram

Funeral Services for Florence M. Quiram, 76, of Berlin were held on January 24, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Berlin. Reverend Gail Bauzenberger officiated and Marilyn Schroer was the organist. A reading was done by Ron Bellmore and the Words of Remembrance were done by Florence's grandson, Jonathan Gillespie, and by her son, Carl Quiram. Interment was in the Old City Cemetery and the pall bearers were Daniel Gillespie, Adam Bellmore, Robert Fontaine, Jonathan Gillespie, Benjamin Quiram and Nicholas Quiram. Many relatives and friends attended the service. The Bryant Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015 19:03

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