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Pauline M. (Fontaine) Baillargeon

Pauline M. (Fontaine) Baillargeon, 88, of Gorham, passed away on Friday August 29, 2014 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Berlin on August 7, 1926 the daughter of Alexander and Alexina (Boisvert) Fontaine and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a member of Holy Family Church and loved spending time with her grandchildren, baking and making floral arrangements.

Family includes her son Wilfred "Skid" Baillargeron and wife Doris of Gorham; grandchildren Kathy Metcalf and husband Mark of Union, Maine and Kelly Ernst and husband Alex of Northport, Maine; great-grandchildren Shyann, Sierra, Tyler and Issac; brother Paul Fontaine of Long Island, N.Y.; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Wilfred Baillargeon, Sr., a sister, Yvette, and six brothers, Alphonse, Harvey, Roger, Fernand, Laurent and Lucien.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Church in Gorham. Interment will be in the Holy Family Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade St., Gorham on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Gorham Emergency Medical Services or the Gorham Fire Department., 347 Main St., Gorham, N.H., 03581. Online guestbook at

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014 00:45

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Service held for Maurice H. Grenier

Funeral Services for Maurice H. Grenier, 84, of Berlin were held on August 23, 2014 at Holy Family Church in Gorham, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Kyle Stanton. The pall was placed by his children Roxanne Boucher, Jay Grenier and Keith Grenier and the crucifix was placed by Father Kyle.

The readings were done by Nina Grenier and Liza Burrill, the gifts were presented by Melissa Nagle, Wendy Lyons and Nolan Grenier and the words of remembrance were done by Gary Boucher. Interment was in the Holy Family Cemetery where Father Kyle read the committal prayers.

The pall bearers were Gary Boucher, Jay Grenier, Keith Grenier, Nolan Grenier, Jeff Nagle and Matt Lyons. Military Honors were provided by members of the U.S. Marine Corps, the Marine Corps League, the VFW and the American Legion. The American Flag was folded and presented to his son, Jay Grenier. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 18:16

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Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon

Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon, 62, of Berlin, passed away on Sunday August 24, 2014 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. She was born in Hanover, on October 5, 1951 the daughter of the late Wilfred and Evelyn (Atchison) Wheeler and was raised in Enfield, graduating from Mascoma Valley Regional High School. She moved to Berlin and received her nurses training at NHVTC in Berlin.

Sandra had been employed as an LPN at the St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Home for over 30 years and had also worked at the Holiday Center. Her passion was taking care of the elderly. She loved spending time with her granddaughters, playing golf, bowling and going to the beach.

Family includes her husband Ronald R. Reardon of Berlin; her daughter Kim Reardon of Berlin; her son Kevin Reardon and his wife Brenda of Woonsocket, R.I.; granddaughters Dana Reardon and Katie Cloutier; step-grandson Kevin Robeau; a brother Wilfred Wheeler and wife Jessie of Manteo, N.C.; a sister Linda Foshey of Enfield; nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 18:12

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Walter F. Gilbert

Walter F. Gilbert, 79, of Berlin, passed away on Monday August 25, 2014 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. He was born in Berlin on December 4, 1934 the son of Louis and Lillian (Mercier) Gilbert and was a lifelong resident. He had been employed by Brown Company and James River until 1998 and was a member of St. Anne Church. Walter was also a member of the Millsfield ATV Club and enjoyed his camp on Millsfield Pond. He loved hunting and fishing and was a true outdoorsman.

Family includes his wife Jeannette (Gagne) Gilbert of Berlin; sons Gary Gilbert and wife Janine of Milan, and David Gilbert and fiancée Carole Muise of Chelsea, Mass.; granddaughter Sabrina LePage; four great-grandchildren Alexander Terry, Ian LaRoche, Abby LaRoche, Lucas Houten; a brother Louis Gilbert and wife Stella of Berlin; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a granddaughter Rhonda Gilbert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday August 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at



Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 18:10

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