Alfred W. Demers

Alfred W. Demers, 59, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016, at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin after a period of declining health. Mr. Demers was born in Lancaster, on August 4, 1957, a son of the late Willie and Marion (Emerson) Demers. He was raised in Stark and has been a lifelong resident of the North Country. Alfred was a mason and carpenter and had been employed by Couture Construction. He was an active member of Harvest Christian Fellowship Church. He was a great artist and enjoyed painting and sketching.

Family members include; his wife Jeanne (Lefevre) Demers of Berlin; stepchildren, Nicole Losier of Manchester, Danielle Demers of Berlin, Renee Boewe of Berlin, Luke Boucher of Holden, Mass., Andrea Boucher of California City, Calif., and Mark Boucher of Berlin; siblings, Germaine Demers of Lunenburg, Vt.; Dan Demers and wife Lisa of Stark and Jane Willette and husband Jeff of Guyton, Georgia; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Linda Demers.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Fellowship Church. Interment will be in the Emerson Cemetery in Stark. Donations in his memory may be made to the Coos County Nursing Home, PO Box 416, Berlin. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin and Gorham. Online guestbook at


Carmella Adinolfi

Carmella Adinolfi, 96, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital following a brief illness.

Carmella was born in Cascade, on December 29, 1919, a daughter of the late Camille and Palmarosa Dalphonse. She married Mario Adinolfi and the two raised a son and a daughter.

She later worked as an inspector for Converse Rubber Company in Berlin. She was a member of the Holy Family Church in Gorham.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Her greatest love was her family, she was a very loving, caring and devoted, mother. She was an avid card player and enjoyed playing Bingo. She and Mario enjoyed going dancing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Mario on April 28 1993; brothers, Luigi, Dominic and Sam Dalphonse as well as three sisters, Donnilla Sinibaldi, Elvita Dalphonse and Louise “Lisa” Eafrati.

She is survived by a son Victor Adinolfi and his wife Louise of Manchester, a daughter Laura Skaradosky and her husband Edward of Gorham. She also leaves four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, several cousins, nieces and nephews

Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street in Berlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 21, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Gorham. Burial will follow at Holy Family Cemetery, Gorham.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.

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Service held for Caroline Brassard

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Caroline Brassard, formerly of Berlin, on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Father Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Madeline Jeffrey accompanied by Denise Doucette as Organist. The Altar Servers were Douglas Roy and John Frechette.
The Pall and Cross were placed by Father Michael Sartori. Serving as readers were her son-in-law Bob Jones and her granddaughter Jill Pszeniczny. The offertory gifts were presented by her granddaughter Bridget Stone and great-granddaughter Ema Pszenicny. Her grandson Christopher Wroblewski gave the Eulogy.
Interment followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were her grandsons Christopher Wroblewski, Patrick Jones, Michael Brassard, Brendan Jones, her son-in-law Bob Jones and her great-grandson Jack Pszenicny.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

Service held for Paul R. Couture

Funeral services for Paul R. Couture, 65, of Berlin, were held on September 2, 2016, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated by Reverend Kyle Stanton, Reverend Michael Sartori and Reverend Andrew Nelson who were assisted by Deacon Mitch Couture and Deacon Michael Johnson. The pall and crucifix were placed by his children Michelle Keller and Mark Couture, the readings were done by Ted Agee and Helen Couture, the gifts were presented by Will and Anna Keller, the homily was by Deacon Mitch Couture and the words of remembrance were by Michelle Keller. The pall bearers were Mark Couture, Mitch Couture, Jr., Tommy Agee, Ted Agee, Zach Couture and Greg Moore. Military Honors were provided by the U.S. Air Force, the American Legion and the White Mtn. Post #2520 VFW and the American Flag was folded and presented to his children Michelle Keller and Mark Couture. Many relatives and friends attended the service.