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Charlotte O. Theriault

Charlotte O. (Deblois) Theriault, 79, of Coos County Nursing Home left for her beginning in the hands of the Lord on Sunday, July 26, 2015 surrounded by her caring family.
She was the daughter of Alphonse and Germaine (Roy) Deblois. She was predeceased by her parents, her step-father Norman (Bud) Fortier, her brother Donald Deblois and a daughter in-law Maureen Theriault.
Charlotte attended Guardian Angel School and Notre Dame High School. In her earlier years she worked as a clerk for several convenience stores in the Berlin area. Prior to her declining health, she enjoyed going to Bingo and playing cards with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed the times spent sharing special moments with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always looked forward to seeing visitors while at the Nursing Home.
She is survived by her son, Gerard (Jerry) Theriault and his companion Karen Paul of Errol, two daughters, Suzanne (Sue) Marcou of Gorham, Lisa Lapointe and her husband Ralph of Berlin, six grandchildren, Erin Regan of Harrison, N.Y., Shannon Theriault of Southern Maine, Sarah Marcou of Jacksonville, Fla., Alexis Marcou of Gorham, Heather Theriault of Bedford, and Krista Soucy of Auburn, three great grandchildren Seth, Graham and Nolan, a sister in-law, Olive Deblois, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in her memory to the Coos County Nursing Home Activities Fund, Cates Hill, Berlin, N.H. 03570. The family would like to thank all of the caring people who loved and treated our mother with care and dignity through her declining health. We thank you with all our hearts.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. On line guest book at


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Service held for Louise F. Dube

A Mass of Christian Burial for Louise F. Dube was celebrated July 23, 2015, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. Rev. Andrew Nelson officiated. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery where Father Andrew read the committal prayers. The readings were done by Nathan Donaldson; the gifts were presented by Noah Donaldson, Jack Donaldson and Claire Donaldson. Words of remembrance were said by Jack Montgomery. Pall bearers were Mark Donaldson, Matthew Donaldson, Nathan Donaldson and Brian Murphy. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

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Mabel G. Brown

Mabel G. Brown, 94, a resident of Lancaster's Country Village Center for the last four years, passed away on Monday, July, 27, 2015 after a 10 year decline with Alzheimer's disease.
Born in Berlin, July 19, 1921, she was the daughter of Joseph and Alice (Fontaine) Lemieux.
A lifelong resident of the Berlin/Gorham area, Mabel was a 1940 graduate of Notre Dame High School. For over 50 years, she lived, raised and enjoyed the company of her family, on Normand Ave. in Gorham.
She was employed by Granite State Rubber, Ware Knitters, Brabo Motor Inn, Edward Fenn Elementary School, and the Gorham Public Library.
Mabel was a longtime communicant of Holy Family Church in Gorham. She was an avid reader and could regularly be found at the Gorham Public Library trying to find a book she had not already read, unless there was a Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, or Boston Bruins game on television. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she spent much of her time with her family who enjoyed her infectious laugh.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Brown of Berlin, daughters, Carol Brown of Gorham and Susan (Patry) Wilson of Shelburne; grandchildren, Holly Brown of Rhode Island, Christopher Brown and his wife Sonja of Texas, Cynthia (Patry) Vaughan and her husband Benjamin of Vermont, Jennifer (Patry) Thomas and her husband Ryan of Massachusetts, and Daniel Patry of New York; great-grandchildren, Trea Hart, Hunter and Avery Vaughan, and Aiden Thomas; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Louis C Brown in 1965; brothers, Joseph R. Lemieux in 1945 and Lafayette Lemieux in 1999, and a sister, Violet M. Lemieux in 2009.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 31, 2015, 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church in Gorham. Rev. Kyle Stanton will officiate. Burial will follow at Holy Family Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations in Mabel Brown's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 166 S. River Road, #210, Bedford, NH, 03110.
Arrangements are by Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin.
Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:43

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Rev. Wilfred G. Demers

Rev. Wilfred G. Demers passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Manchester. He was 82 years old. Born and raised in Berlin, he was ordained a Catholic priest on May 23, 1959, following studies at St. Francis College, Biddeford, Maine, and Saint Mary Seminary, Baltimore, Md.
After serving in a number of assignments, Father Demers served as pastor of Our Lady of the Lourdes Parish, Pittsfield. He later served as pastor of Infant Jesus Parish in Nashua, Mary, Mother of the Church in Newton and Saint Matthew Parish in Windham, until his retirement in 1999.
During his retirement, Father Demers remained actively engaged in parish ministry. He was in residence at Saint Marie Parish in Manchester for a number of years before moving to Bishop Peterson Residence, and more recently to Mount Carmel Nursing Home in Manchester.
Father Demers, a very beloved priest to many people in New Hampshire for many years, is survived by his sister, Tony Rodrigue; nieces Pauline Aldrich and Claudette Frechette; and nephews Robert Rodrigue and Ronald Demers.
Services were held Monday, July 27, the Rite of Reception of the Body took place at Saint Joseph Cathedral. The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, presided at a Mass of Christian burial. The Rite of Committal will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Berlin on Monday, August 10, 2015, public are welcome.
Donations in his memory may be made to the charities of one’s choice.


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