Maureen B. Atwood

Maureen B. Atwood, 82, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. She was born in Berlin on July 9, 1934, the daughter of Maurice and Alexandrina (Bedard) Landry and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish and had been employed by Gamm Inc. Her granddaughter was the love of her life.

Family includes her sons Donald Atwood of Berlin; Paul Atwood of Milan and Mark Atwood of Berlin; her daughter Tammy Laflamme of Berlin; her granddaughter Sabrina Atwood of Gorham; sister Janice Pelchat and husband Maurice of Berlin and good friends of Sabrina and Maureen, Megan Ricottelli and Christopher Lettre. She was predeceased by her husband John Atwood.

In accordance with Maureen’s wishes, there will be no services. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at

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Service held for Emily (Johnson) Tankard

Funeral Services for Emily (Johnson) Tankard, 82, of Milan, were held on October 22, 2016, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. Reverend Gail Bauzenberger officiated and Gage Hansen was the organist. The reading was done by Jennifer Gernhard, the prayers were read by Donna Gagne and the Words of Remembrance were by John Gagne. Interment was in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Pastor Gail read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Joshua Flint, Caleb Flint, Daniel Flint, Erik Gagne, John Gagne, David Gernhard, Adam Gernhard and Bryan Gagne. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Service held for Lucille (Gauvin) Young

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille (Gauvin) Young, 75, of Berlin, was celebrated on Friday, October 21, 2016, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Michael Sartori officiated. Interment followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Peter W. Brockett

Peter W. Brockett, 57, of Randolph, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 22, 2016, while biking. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on October 13, 1959, the son of Donald and Phyllis Brockett, lived in Shrewsbury, Mass., and graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1977. He graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1982 from the Mechanical Engineering Department. For the last 21 years, he lived in Randolph where he was active in the community. Peter had been employed by the Boise Cascade Mill in Rumford, Maine, where he met his wife Laura. He later worked for James River in Oregon and New Hampshire, for Issacson Steel, and was currently employed by Brookfield Renewable Power as a Project Manager.
Peter’s passion was being in the outdoors and sharing his enthusiasm with others. He was a natural coach and his life was a continuous pursuit of inspiring, teaching, and sharing his love of athletics and technique with everyone.
Family includes his wife Laura (Lewis) Brockett of Randolph; children Christopher L. Brockett and Sarah V. Brockett of Randolph; his mother Phyllis Brockett of Shrewsbury, Mass.; a brother David Brockett of Hampton; a sister Elizabeth Brockett of Barrington; nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather to share stories, memories and laughter that Peter brought to everyone’s lives on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Great Glen Trails on Rt 16. Donations in his memory may be made to the Coos Cycling Club, c/o Jason Hunter or to the Randolph Mountain Club, PO Box 279, Gorham, NH, 03581. The Bryant Funeral Home in Gorham is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at