Raymond A. Holt

Raymond A. Holt passed away at the age of 77 at his home in Dummer, on December 3, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. Raymond was born on November 15, 1939, in Milan, the son of Hazel Hawkins and Arnold Holt. He attended Milan Grammar School and Berlin High School. He joined the Marine Corps at the age of 18 and was an active member of the Marine Corps League. Raymond was a logger, construction worker and later became the owner of Holt Well Drilling Company after working in coordination with Jaswell Well Drilling. He was an Elder in the Word of God Christian Church in Dummer. He was a committed, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and brother. He dearly loved his family and had a caring and giving heart toward all. He also trusted and loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ knowing he’d be leaving this life to go to his eternal home prepared for him by his Lord.

Raymond married his childhood sweetheart, Lorna Diane Stiles on July 30, 1960. They had four children, Melinda married to Steve Enman, Christopher married to Heidi Rand, Julie Glover and Timothy. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Daniel, Luke and Ethan Enman, Whitney and husband Benjamin Lewis, Meagan, Sadie and Timothy Glover; great grandchildren Owen McDowell and Rebecca Lewis; sisters Eunice Fontaine, Janice Corcoran, Beverly Kennard, Elaine Smith, Linda Tennis, Deanna Bryant; brother Ira Holt; great-great niece Akira Miller; mother-in-law Lorna Stiles; brother-in-law Duane Stiles and wife Linda; many, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Timothy and brothers Clyde, Harlan and Edward.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Word of God Christian Church in Dummer. Interment will be in the Willis Cemetery in Dummer. Food and fellowship will follow at the Dummer Town Hall. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Word of God Christian Church, PO Box 68, Milan, NH, 03588 or to Northwoods Home Health and Hospice, 278 Main St., Lancaster, NH, 03584. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Robert Wilfred Lizzie

Robert Wilfred Lizzie, 83, passed peacefully November 19, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Berlin, on August 2, 1933, the son of the late Alcide and Florence (Leblanc) Lizzie. He dedicated 20 years to the National Guard, served two years’ active duty in the army, and six years in the army reserves. Bob worked sales and trucking for a Wholesale Distribution company until his retirement in 1996 and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus since 1967. Bob enjoyed his summers camping at Littlefield Beaches in Maine, fishing, building campfires, and spending time with his family. He was known to show his love through wise crack remarks and playful banter. The more he teased you the more he loved you. He spent the last six winters in Safety Harbor, Fla. He enjoyed getting together with friends relaxing, playing cards, and listening to the beautiful sounds of his wife singing in the background.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Lise (Belleville)Lizzie; his cherished children, Jerry and husband Greg Xiggoros, Nancy and husband Dennis Arguin, and Debbie and husband Wayne Gowen; he was also the proud grandfather of three grandchildren, Kiera and Krysta Arguin and Alyssa Gowen; brother Alcide Lizzie, Jr. and wife Virginia; sisters Shirley Gemmiti and companion Butch Bouchard and Rita Croteau and husband Emile; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Albert Lizzie.

Services and calling hours will be in the spring of 2017 at a date and time to be announced. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Jacqui Dale McMaster

Jacqui Dale McMaster passed away unexpectedly in her home on Cushing Street on Monday, October 24, 2016. She was 43 years old.

She was born on May 24, 1973, in Modesto, Calif. She was the daughter of Jerry and Dixie (Stephens) McMaster.

Jacqui’s greatest love was her family. She also enjoyed camping, fishing, animals, music, reading, drawing, and football.

She was predeceased by her grandmother Jewell Stephens and her uncles Jim and Frank.

Jacqui leaves behind her wife Jennifer Frizzell of Berlin; two daughters Skyler and Ember Frizzell of Berlin; two sons Stephen Martin of Brookings, Ore., and Joshua Stephens of Elizabeth, Tenn.; mother Dixie McMasters of Brookings, Ore.; father Jerry McMaster of California; three sisters Lissa Carr and husband Matthew of Gulfport, Miss., Loretta McMaster and boyfriend Jerry Benge of California, and Victoria Schiavone and husband Don of Brookings Ore.; nieces Krystal McMaster, Bobbie Jo Dye; nephew Joseph Dye; great-nephews Gunner John, Lucas Perez; great-nieces Madelyn Skye; and several cousins.

A Celebration of life will be held at the White Mountain Chalet on Friday, December 9, 2016, from 6 til 8 p.m.

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com


Service held for Florrie 'Fio' Torro

A Memorial Mass was celebrated for Florrie “Fio” Torro, of Berlin, on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Denise Sanschagrin, accompanied by Sue Ramsey as organist. The Altar Servers were Jean Poirier and Cecile Sickler.

Serving as reader was his niece Diane Ramsey. The offertory gifts were presented by his nephews Gerard Ramsey Jr, and Michael Ramsey.
Full Military Honors were performed by the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps League and the VFW. Interment followed at St. Kieran’s Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home of Berlin.

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