Richard Turgeon

Richard Turgeon, 49, passed peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Manchester. He was born in Manchester on March 6, 1968, the son of Norman Turgeon and the late Jacqaline Vallee.

Richard grew up within Manchester, and attended Manchester West. Was a True NE Patriots Fan and a member of the Rimmon Club. Upon graduation he spent his career as a roofer at Therrien Roofing. He was known for his strong work ethic, working seven days a week when he could.

He is survived by his loving wife Vicky of Manchester; son Jeremiah Turgeon of Manchester; his dad Norman of Canada. Step-daughter Kendra and husband Al DiSilva of Tamworth; grandchildren Taylor DiSilva, Sierra DiSilva, and Madison DiSilva of Tamworth; great grandchildren Abel Buchikos and Laycee DiSilva; sister Monique Halle of Manchester; nephew Tommy Halle of Manchester; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He also leaves special buds Tony, Bubba, Carl, Markey and many more. Predeceased by his mother Jackie and a special niece Jennifer Hallee. Many aunts and uncles.

Gathering will be held at Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium at a later date.

Family and friends are invited to attend.

Those who wish may make a memorial contribution in lieu of flowers to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services PO Box 4072 Pittsfield, MA 01202 in his granddaughters name Madison DiSilva who is fighting her own battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma. Or online contributions can be made to https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate.

To view Richard’s online tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information please visit www.phaneuf.net

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Annette Yolande (Bourassa) Sage

BERLIN — Annette Yolande (Bourassa) Sage, 82, of Lancaster Street and formerly of Nashua passed away suddenly after a brief illness at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital.

Born on March 18, 1935 in St. Hermenegilde, Canada, she was the daughter of Arthur and Marie Eva (Roy) Bourassa. Her greatest love was her family and her cat "Cookie." She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish and enjoyed jigsaw puzzles.

She is survived by her sisters Yvonne (Martineau) and Jeannette (Vanasse) of Coos County Nursing Home, Yvette (Ouimette) of Manchester, Lucienne (Harrington) of Gorham, Fernande (Dion) of Berlin; sisters-in-law Lorraine (Sage) McDuff and Jeanne D'Arc (Laliberte) Sage of Cooaticook, Canada; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Bernard, in 1995, a sister Simone (Theberge) and a brother Flourien.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Monday March 20, at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. Internment will follow at St. Edmond Cemetery in Cooaticook.

Elizabeth Delisle

Elizabeth (Betty) Jane (Devost) Delisle of Derrah Street passed away in her sleep on Monday, March 13, 2017, at St. Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center following a brief illness. She was 84 years old.

Born on August 28, 1932, in Berlin, she was the daughter of Alfred and Elizabeth (McKinnon) Devost, and was a life-long resident of Berlin. She graduated from Berlin High School, enjoyed spending time with her dad, loved to knit, and was a telephone operator.

On October 1, 1955, she married the love of her life, Henry (Buddy) Delisle. Together they raised five children.

Betty’s greatest love was her family. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Her true companion was her husband Henry. Together they would ride their motorcycle and travel around the north country. She always found a way to make his hobbies her hobbies. As Bud would tackle projects around the home, Betty was there by his side, holding the light, lifting her side of the board, or passing him whatever was needed, making sure he was safe.

Her home was the center of her life. Making it homey was important to her and it was where she most wanted to be. She loved to be surrounded by her family, making special meals, playing games with her grandchildren, sitting on her swing in the backyard, and caring for all of the family pets.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by her brother Donald and son-in-law Robert Buteau.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 62 years Henry of Berlin; one son Michael DeLisle and wife Debra of Rochester; four daughters, Judy-Marie Buteau of Berlin, Diane Delisle of Concord, Mary Elizabeth Therriault and husband James (Jim) of Dover, and Jennifer Morse and husband Michael of Dover; grandchildren, Stephanie Hogan and husband Scott, Matthew Buteau and wife Jen, Jonathan DeLisle, Jeremy DeLisle, Jaime Therriault and fiance Edward Flanagan, Jessica Therriault, Katelyn Morse and fiance Nick Reval, and Elizabeth Morse; great-grandchildren Bryan Hogan, Rebecca Hogan, Eric Hogan, Madisyn Buteau, Travis Lemieux, Emily Parent, Cullen Buteau, Cole Buteau and Olivia Boucher; her sister Roberta Blais and husband Richard of Florida; her sister-in-law Cecile Devost of Berlin; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Friday, March 17, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. (Right in the church).

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the calling hours at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Kieran’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to: St. Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility (Resident Activity Fund) 29 Providence Ave. Berlin NH 03570, (603) 752-1820 or to the New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at www.nhspca.org.

Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com

Service held for Claire I. Thomas

A funeral service for Claire I. Thomas, 81, of Berlin, was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. Reverend Dean A. Stiles officiated. Many relatives and friends attended the service. Pall bearers were Robert Poulin, Steven Doucette, Justin Reed, Aaron Blais and Nate Therrien. Interment followed in Russian City Cemetery.