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Jean L. (Beach) Rosenberg

Jean L. (Beach) Rosenberg, 83, of Berlin, passed away on Monday February 9, 2015 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, surrounded by her family. She was born in Berlin on December 22, 1931 the daughter of the late Edward and Theo (Murdock) Beach and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Berlin High School in 1950. Jean had been a member of the United Church of Christ, Congregational where she had served as the President of the Women's Guild. She had been employed at Granite State Rubber Co. and at Gamm, Inc.

Family includes her husband David Rosenberg of Berlin; daughters Polly Ann Rosenberg of Grayslake, Ill., Robin Eva Fortier and husband Robert of Berlin, and Carolyn Long and husband Paul of Springfield, Vt.; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Ann Garrison of Rockville, Conn.; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a son Gary Scott Rosenberg and a sister Shirley Nassar.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday February 14, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m., prior to the service. Spring interment will be in the Old City Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:30

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Bernard M. Conway

Bernard M. Conway, 90, of Berlin, passed away on February 10, 2015 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. He was born in Berlin on March 11, 1924 the son of Henry and Celia (Marshall) Conway and was a lifelong resident. He attended Berlin schools and served with the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division during World War II and received the Bronze Star. Bernie had been employed by Brown Company and James River Corp. in the Digester House, retiring in 1986. He was a member of First Baptist Church, the Body Line Health and Fitness Club and was a former member of the Nansen Ski Club.

Family includes his wife Rosalie (Allen) Conway of Berlin; daughter Darlene Pigeon and husband Claude of Berlin; grandchildren Beth Willey of Berlin, Kyle Fitzmorris of Shelburne, Ian Fitzmorris of North Conway, Kate Fitzmorris-Lunnie of Concord, Vt. and Jennifer Seavey of Tamworth; three great-grandchildren; brother John Conway of Boise, Idaho; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Michael Seavey and a grandson Jacob Seavey, brothers William Conway, Harry Conway, Raymond Conway, Lawrence Conway and Frank Conway and a sister Estrella Conway.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin with the Reverend Dean Stiles officiating. Interment will be in the Willis Cemetery, Hill Rd, Dummer, in the spring. There will be no calling hours. Donations in his memory may be made to the First Baptist Church, 79 High St., Berlin, NH, 03570. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:28

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Laura Glinka

Laura Glinka, 95, formally of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook. She had been a resident at Coos Country Nursing Hospital in West Stewartstown for almost 18 years.

Born in Berlin on November 28, 1919, she was the daughter of Phillip and Rose (Nadeau) Bergeron, both of Berlin.

Laura attended the Guardian Angel Parochial School in Berlin and is a graduate of Berlin High School.

She married Roman Glinka and they lived in Berlin.

Prior to her marriage, she worked as a waitress at local restaurants. She was a devout Catholic and parishioner of the Guardian Angel Church now knows as Good Shepherd Parish. She also volunteered at Guardian Angel. She was a member of the Living Rosary of the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace in Colebrook.

Laura is survived by three sisters, Lea Price and her husband John of Merrimack, Theresa Saucier of Berlin, Isabelle and her husband George Arsenault of Berlin, and by two sisters-in-law, Therese Bergeron of Berlin, Irene Bergeron of St. Augustine, Florida, and by many nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband, Roman Glinka, and by three brothers, Raymond and Oscar Bergeron of Berlin, Roland Bergeron of St. Augustine Florida, and by her parents, Phillip and Rose Bergeron of Berlin.

Visiting hours will be on Friday, February 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street in Berlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated following calling hours on Friday, February 13 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne's Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin.

Interment will follow at the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Coos County Nursing Hospital in West Stewartstown, where Laura was a resident for many years and where she received excellent care during her time there.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Good Shepherd Parish, PO Box 570, Berlin NH.

Arrangements are in care of the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:21

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Donald L. Fish (193 Words)

Donald L. Fish, 81, of Gorham, passed away on Thursday February 5, 2015 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. He was born in Quogue, New York on April 15, 1933 the son of the late Donald O. and Vera M. (Mills) Fish and resided in Shoreham, N.Y. until 2010, when he moved to Gorham. He served with the U.S. Navy and had been employed as an Aeronautical Engineer with Grumman Aero Space. Donald was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, loved the beach, fishing and traveling.

Family includes his wife Carol (Bracco) Fish of Gorham; children Don Fish and wife Denise of Glen Head, N.Y., Larry Fish and husband Kevin of Sandishfield, Mass., Kate Del Bono and husband Lou of Brewster, N.Y. and Stephen Fish of Gorham; grandchildren Cal, John and Nick; brother Bob Fish and wife Lynette of Portland, Ore.; one nephew and one grandniece. He was predeceased by an Aunt Edwina.

Services will be held at a later date on Long Island, N.Y. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in his memory to the Coos County Nursing Home Activities Fund, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH, 03570. Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Home, Gorham. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Monday, 09 February 2015 20:59

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