Henry E. Fries

Henry E. Fries, 90, of Milan, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born in New Haven, Conn. on November 21, 1926, the son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Price) Fries and lived in Connecticut most of his life, moving to Milan four years ago. Henry was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and had been a principal for the Torrington School District. He was a member of the Connecticut Civil War Round Table.

He was predeceased by his wife Jacqueline (Fogarty) Fries. Family includes his daughter Catherine Rarick and her husband Edward of Milan; son Michael Fries and wife Karen of Torrington, Conn.; grandchildren Sarah McIntire, Jennifer Fries, and Michael Fries; great grandchildren Angela McIntire and Justin Failla; sister Mable Lines and beloved dog, Tober, who never left his side. He was also predeceased by six siblings.

Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held at the Hillside Cemetery in Torrington, Conn., on Friday, June 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. The Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

 

Michael A. Morgan

Michael A. Morgan, 67, of Brentwood died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born October 19, 1949, in Berlin, the son of the late Arthur “Tom” and Alice (Roy) Morgan.

He was raised in Berlin and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Berlin. He received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.; his master’s degree in education/administration and supervision from Plymouth State College, Plymouth; his certificate of advanced graduate studies (C.A.G.S) in administration/supervision from the University of New Hampshire, Durham; and post C.A.G.S work at Plymouth State College, Plymouth. He continued his graduate studies at Boston College, Lyndon State College, Pope John XXIII Seminary and the University of Wyoming.

He was the Superintendent of Schools for SAU 16 in Exeter. Previously he was Superintendent of Schools for SAU 74 in Barrington. He also served as principal at Lin-Wood Public School in Lincoln, Bishop Brady High School in Concord, Bishop Ludden High School in Syracuse, N.Y., Seton Catholic High School in Cheyenne, Wyo., was a guidance counselor/teacher at Strafford Public School, North Strafford, and a social studies teacher/department chair at Trinity High School, Manchester.

He was an adjunct professor at Plymouth State College and New England College in Henniker, teaching graduate-level education and school administration courses.

He was a member of the American Association of School Administrators, N.H. School Administrators Association, N.H. Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, N.H. Association of School Principals Executive Board, Strafford Learning Center Executive Board, Seacoast Educational Services, N.H. Interscholastic Athletic Association and Diocese of Manchester School Board.

He received the 2017 Superintendent’s Award from New England League of Middle Schools, Plymouth State University 2016 Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award, New England College 2016 Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and 2013 Administrator of the Year from N.H. Music Educators Association.

He is survived by his wife, Lesley (Satz) Morgan, his children, Jon Morgan and his wife Katie, Marc Morgan, Ben Parker and Josh Parker; his grandchildren, Thomas Morgan and William Morgan; his brother, Tim Morgan and his wife Donna, his sister Patty Hood and her husband Robert “Bin,” and his sister Denise Morgan Allain and her fiance Gary Croteau; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Church, corner of Front and Lincoln Streets in Exeter, Friday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited and may visit with the family Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter. Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be made to End 68 hours of Hunger, 38 Finn Avenue,
Newfields, NH 03856 or the St. Vincent de Paul Society, P.O. Box 176, Exeter, NH 03833. Private burial will be in Berlin. Please visit www.Stockbridgefh.com.

Michael Morgan

Service held for Mylo V. Johnson

A funeral service for Mylo V. Johnson, 95, of Berlin, was held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Berlin. The Rev. Gail Bauzenberger officiated. The readings were done by Jon Blais and Melissa Johnson. Lou Johnson read the words of remembrance and Marilyn Schroer provided the music. Military honors were provided by the U.S Army and the VFW Post 2520. The flag was folded and presented to his son, Eric Johnson. Pall bearers were Kyle Jacques, Gary Pouliot, Michel Salek, Charles Carr, Robbie Howes and Christian Roy. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Antonio (Tony) Nadeau

Antonio (Tony) Nadeau, 87, died unexpectedly at Androscoggin Valley Hospital on June 12, 2017.
Tony was born in Berlin in 1929, the son of Adelard and Clara Gagne Nadeau. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and then from the University of New Hampshire in 1954, with a degree in French Language and Literature.
He was a proud member of the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1970, serving at stations in Texas, California, Minnesota, Japan and Morocco. He did a tour in the Vietnam War in 1969, serving at the Danang Air Base.
After retiring from the Air Force with the rank of major, he used his skills and talent in foreign languages to become a high school teacher of French and German. He taught in the Pittsburgh school department until his retirement, earning a reputation as a demanding but exceedingly fair and hard-working teacher. Tony had a lifelong love of the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, but most of all contemplation in nature’s space. His walks in the woods were legendary among friends and family.
Tony is survived by his sister, Juliette, as well as two nephews, Richard and Gordon.
He will be greatly missed as a man of limitless curiosity, exceptional principle and enduring honesty.
Online guestbook is at www.fleury-patry.com