Ena Mae Willard

Ena Mae Willard, 54 years old passed away on April 20, 2016 in the early hours of the morning with her daughter by her side, after a brave battle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Lee Gibney of Groveton; her sisters Mary Deschenes of Zephyr Hills, Fla. and Angie Melville of Berlin; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Edward J. Willard and Arlene M. Garland Willard, two sisters Brenda Lee Willard and Becky Ann Willard.

A celebration of her life will be held at Harvest Christian Church, Willow St., Berlin, on Saturday, April 30 at 5 p.m.


Service held for Lorraine B. Pinette

Funeral services for Lorraine B. Pinette, 89, of Berlin were held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin, Reverend Kyle Stanton officiated. Interment followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin.

Michael John Chludzinsky

Michael John Chludzinsky, 68, of Cambridge, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Boston, Mass. on June 5, 1947 the son of Edward and Josephine (Litif) Chludzinsky and lived most of his life in the Boston area until moving to Lake Umbagog in 1993. Michael worked for the Boston Bus System for 25 years as a mechanic. He was a United States Navy Veteran, was a member of American Legion Post #107 in Groveton, and enjoyed his camp at Lake Umbagog.

Family members include his sister Carolyn Hansen and husband Arendt of Santa Monica, Calif.; a niece Christine Hansen of Santa Monica, Calif.; a cousin David Litif of Braintree, Mass.; and a close friend Fifi Scelparis. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Edward Chludzinsky Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in St. Michael Cemetery in Forest Hills, Mass. on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Monday, April 25 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net

Spring Committal Services for Florence Vashaw

A graveside committal service for Florence Vashaw, 85, of Berlin, who passed away on January 12, 2016, will be held Thursday April 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin.

A graveside committal service with military honors for Nicholas L. Dalphonse, 93, of Cascade Flats, who passed away on January 23, 2016, will be held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Gorham.