Nicholas Dalphonse

Nicholas Dalphonse, 93, of Cascade-Gorham, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born on September 20, 1922 the son of Camille and Mary (Dimattio) Dalphonse and was a lifelong resident. After High School, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and had been at the Battles of Iwo Jima, Tinian and Saipan. Nick loved hunting and was a caring and compassionate hunter, he was an excellent fisherman and taught many how to fish and he enjoyed going to the family camp in Dummer. He had been employed by James River Corp and was a member of Holy Family Church, the White Mountain Post #2520 VFW, The American Legion Post #82 in Gorham and the Fourth Marine Division Association.

Charles T. “Chick” MacDonald

Charles T. “Chick” MacDonald, 79, of Berlin, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with his family by his side. He was born in Rumford, Maine on December 17, 1936 the son of the late James and Elizabeth (Eldridge) MacDonald and graduated from Stephen’s High School. He moved to Berlin in 1970 and had been employed by Brown Company, James River Corp and Crown Vantage, retiring in 1998. Chick was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, like to travel, walk and enjoyed chatting. Family was very important to him.

Service held for Jean Louise Bean

Funeral services for, Jean Louise Bean, 90, of Bath, Maine, was held on January 16, 2016, at the Errol Congregational Church. Reverend Cindy Grassi officiated. Interment followed in the Errol Village Cemetery. Pall bearers were Scott Bean, Rand Bean, Matthew Gogan and Clifford Lane. Arrangements were under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin.

Gloria E. (Porter) Sweatt

Gloria E. (Porter) Sweatt, 83, of Errol, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Country Village Healthcare in Lancaster. She was born in Colebrook, on May 18, 1932 the daughter of Alton and Arvilla (Sweatt) Porter and lived in Errol most of her life. She liked to travel with her sisters and her brother, enjoyed knitting, doing puzzles, reading, ceramics and liked dancing. Gloria graduated from the Errol Consolidated School and assisted Agnes Sweatt with the first phone switchboard in Errol, along with being a cook at the Errol Consolidated School, a janitor at the Errol Town Hall before she was a secretary/bookkeeper for R. Sweatt & Sons, Inc. She was a member of the Errol Congregational Church.