Aline N. Tremblay, 82, of Berlin, NH, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Coös County Nursing Home in Berlin.
She was born in St. Malo, Québec, on March 22, 1931, a daughter to the late Omer and Ida (Thetreau) Roy. She was married to Raymond Tremblay on April 28, 1957.
For ten years, Aline was a rural school teacher in different schools among the eastern townships of Quebec. She and her husband later emigrated to the U.S., and they raised their family in Berlin. Aline loved to accompany her husband on his moose hunting trips into the woods, and she loved to travel back to Quebec for family visits with her, and Raymond’s, many siblings. Aline was a communicant at Angel Guardian Church in Berlin for many years. She cherished her family, and loved to be with her grandchildren, all of whom will miss her dearly.
Aline leaves behind her loving husband of more than 56 years, Raymond A. Tremblay of Berlin; her three children, Helene Tanguay and husband Ken of Littleton, NH, Sue Whitehouse and husband Ken of Gorham, NH, and Daniel Tremblay and wife Judy Ann of Bethel, Me.; six sisters, Doris Ouimette of Connecticut, Marie Jeanne Letourneau and husband Arthur of Sherbrooke, Qué., Simone Jolin and husband Raoul of Florida, Jeannine Houde and husband Maurice of Sherbrooke, Gyslaine Mathieu and husband Rejean of Sherbrooke, and Suzanne Cote and husband Yvon of Sherbrooke; four grandchildren, Emily Tremblay of Bethel, Angel Whitehouse and fiancé Richard King of Gorham, Tawnya Cummings and husband Chris of Ocala, Fla., and Adrian Tanguay and wife Tara of Essex, Vt.; seven great-grandchildren, Logan, Leah, McKade, Dawson, Ailene, and Rowan, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by two brothers, Germain and Denis Roy.
There are no public calling hours. A celebration of Aline’s life, and an interment, will be held later in the spring in Saint-Herménégilde, Qué.
Condolences may be offered to the family on-line by going to www.jenkinsnewman.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jenkins & Newman Funeral Home, Colebrook, NH.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 17:08
Leonce A Bisson of Serenity Circle passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014 at his home following a battle with heart disease. He was 82.
Born on March 09, 1931 in Berlin, NH, he was the only child of Louis and Anna (Boivin) Bisson.
In the early years Leonce enjoyed working on his grandparent’s farm growing potatoes and logging wood with his beloved Belgium draft horses. For several years he was a truck driver for Silver Brothers. He then became self employed and operated Liberty Wholesale. During his retirement years he took great pleasure driving the Milan school bus.
His greatest love was his family. He was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather. He was very patient, generous man and strived to give his family the very best he could. He was an outdoor enthusiast and had the utmost respect for nature.
He is pre-deceased by his parents.
He leaves his wife of 55 years, Gishlaine (Peloquin) Bisson, two daughters, Joanne Roy and husband Peter, Monique Martin and husband Tommy all of Berlin. Three grandchildren, Daniel Roy of Burlington Vermont, Luke Roy and Nicole Martin of Berlin. One great grandchild, Gracelyn Rae Martin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Friday, February 28th at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin.
Calling hours will be Thursday, February 27th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday, February 28th from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. at the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street in Berlin, using School Street Entrance.
Memorial donations may be made to the AV Home Care, 795 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570
Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com
Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 20:35
Helen D. Belleau, 80, passed away on Saturday evening February 22, 2014 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. Mrs. Belleau was born in Berlin on July 9, 1933 a daughter of William and Emilia (Croteau) Blais. She was a lifetime resident of the area and worked for the Brown Company in the towel room for 17 years and also as a tour guide and tour agent for Mainline Tours for 30 years. Helen was a member of St. Anne Church now known as Good Shepherd Parish and a former member of Ladies of St. Anne.
She is survived by her husband Denis Belleau of Errol, a son Lucien Belleau of Dummer, three daughters Suzanne Garneau and husband Richard of Berlin, Lise Belleau and husband Douglas Kelton of Canton, GA and Lynn Bedard and husband Randall of Colchester, VT, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, 2 sisters Ella Stevens of Manchester and Mary Jean Gagne of NH, 2 brothers Emile Blais of Windsor Locks, CT and Ronald Blais of Manchester, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin. On line guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 19:57
Frederick H. “Fred” Gleason of Wight Street passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home following a brief battle with cancer. He was 62.
Born on June 6, 1951 in Berlin, NH, he was the son of Ralph and Helen (Seguin) Gleason.
Fred was a graduate of Gorham High School.
He was member of (LIUNA Local # 668) Laborer International Union Of NH in Hooksett and retired last summer.
Fred enjoyed the outdoors activities such as fishing, 4 wheeling, and hunting. He especially enjoyed the companionship of his Black Lab “Thunder”- he truly had a love for animals. He will be remembered for his great personality and his humor and was known for eating many Hersey’s Kisses everyday. He was a member of the Berlin Eagles Club.
Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by a sister in law Lucille Gleason.
He leaves his daughter Jennifer Tate and her husband Franklyn of Glen, NH, a son Jason Gleason and his companion Marisa Paquette of Manchester, NH; his fiancée Linda Falardeau and her children Stacey, Nathan, and Trisha Falardeau and grandchildren all of Berlin; grandson Devin Tate and step grandchildren Abygail Tate and Ashley Culpepper; two brothers John Gleason of Milan, NH and Paul Gleason of Gorham, NH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00pm Monday, February 24th at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial will follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Berlin.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are by Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH.
Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.
Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014 19:53