Emily (Johnson) Tankard

Emily (Johnson) Tankard, 82, of Milan, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Coos County Nursing Home. She was born in Milan on November 30, 1933, the daughter of Emil and Alberta (Woodward) Johnson and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Berlin High in 1951 and from Plymouth State College in 1973. She taught third grade and was also principal for 25 years at the Milan Village School. She began her teaching career at the Guardian Angel School in Berlin. She was a volunteer for many years for senior citizens in Milan and Dummer. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Emily Flint Rebekah Lodge, the Androscoggin Valley Retired Teachers Association and the N.H. Retired Teachers Association.

Family includes her daughters Donna Gagne and husband Glenn of Milan, Beth Lorden and companion Yves Zornio of Berlin, Karen Flint and husband Richard of Milan and Jennifer Gernhard and husband Douglas of Lyme; 11 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Clifford Tankard on April 13, 2016, and a brother Donald Johnson.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 101 Norway St., Berlin. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 101 Norway St., Berlin, NH, 03570. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

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Service held for Alda Sinibaldi

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Alda Sinibaldi, of Berlin, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Holy Family Parish with Father Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Emily Stiles accompanied by Sue Ramsey as Organist. The Altar Server was Jean Poirier.
The Pall was placed by her children Paul Sinibaldi and Margie Beaudoin. Her daughter Margie placed the Cross. Serving as readers were her sister Margaret Caso and family friend Michele Adams. The offertory gifts were presented by her daughter-in-law Marilyn Sinibaldi and granddaughter Kate Sinibaldi.
Interment followed at Holy Family Cemetery, Gorham. Serving as Pallbearers were her grandsons Nic Sinibaldi, Chris Beaudoin, Mark Sinibaldi and Andrew Sinibaldi, her nephews Tom Addario and Paul Poulin.
Many members of the Marie Rivier Association attended the service.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.

Charles (Charlie) Salvatore

On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, Charles "Charlie" Salvatore passed away at his home in Milan.

Charlie was born in Jacksonville, Fla., on July 11, 1956, the son of Mr. Chichia Frank and Norma Salvatore.

He loved camping, fishing, hiking, the ocean and spending time with his family.

He was married on Sept. 11, 2001, to Lorraine Salvatore.

He is survived by his wife Lorraine Salvatore, his children Lyndsey Salvatore and companion Joey Riendeau, Jonathan Salvatore, Autum Salvatore, Bambi Duff, Eddie Duff, Jonathan Duff, eight grandchildren and several brothers and sisters.

The family would like to invite loved ones and friends to join them for a Remembrance Gathering at Eagles Club in Berlin on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Jeannette V. "Mim" (Beaupre) Roberge

Jeannette V. Roberge, known as "Mim" by her grandsons and great grandsons, passed away at The Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin, at 11:45 a.m. on October 11, 2016, 20 minutes after receiving The Last Rights. She was born on May 19, 1923. Formerly of 775 Third Ave, she'd been a resident at the nursing home for the past four and half years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

She was born in Berlin on May 19, 1923, to the late Frank and Matilda (Rabidas) Beaupre, and attended St. Regis Academy with her siblings and many lifelong friends.

Jeannette married her husband Henry Roberge and together they raised three children, Henry (Trooper, Pepper) Jeanne and Susan. For many years she worked at the St. Louis Hospital in the laundry Room and later transferred to the cafeteria, leaving her loved position to care for her ailing husband and aging mother. After her husband Henrys' passing, Jeannette at the age of 50, in 1977 she attended the VoTech in Berlin and graduated as a Licensed Nurses Aide, after her training and graduation she started working at Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin, until her retirement worked briefly for the AARP program at the Salvation Army Thrift Store and coming full circle later at the age of 88, she entered the same nursing home as a resident and received the same loving and professional care that she once had given to the residents she had cared for during her employment.

She loved her Bingo, playing cards, playing LCR dice game with her family and friends. One of her many talents showed through in her families favorite meals, crepes with Strawberry Rhubarb jam, meat and salmon pies, Chicken fricassee and her peanut butter fudge, she also loved sharing her recipes to anyone who asked, another one of her many talents was her crochet and tatting projects which she proudly gave away to many family members and friends.

Jeannette is predeceased by her parents Frank and Matilda Beaupre, her husband Henry, her beloved son Trooper in 2009, her siblings, Maurice and Leo Beaupre, Noella Mercier, Blanche Lamontagne and Irene Letourneau and several sister and brother in laws, cousins and friends.

She leaves behind all who knew and loved her, including her daughters, Susan F. Roberge of Berlin and Jeanne Holtby of New Mexico, three grandsons, Corey Roberge, Jesse Chapman and Ricky Roberge, two grand daughters, Lori Hill and Michelle Neiber, a son in law, David Holtby and grand-daughter Michelles husband Chris three great grandsons, Dustin and Jason Roberge (Corey's two sons), and Keith Whitten (Lori's son), Corey's partner Alicia Goddard and her daughter Ava, sister Emelda Bowen, sister in law Ida Roberge and daughter in law, Erma Roberge. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her special nephew, Bob Roberge, her room mate, Ramona Marois, and all the staff at Coos Nursing Home and Amanda Dustin NP.

No calling hours, at her requests, because she felt that the time to see someone is when they are alive. Jeannette and her son Trooper will be laid to rest with her husband Henry and sister Noella at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Cremation is under the direction of The N.H. Cremation Society in Littleton.

Anyone wishing in making a memorial donation in her name, may do so to: Coos County Nursing Home, Cates Hill Road Berlin NH 03570, attn: "BINGO" Game fund.

The family at this time wishes to thank everyone who kindly visited her and sent her cards through the years, which she proudly displayed in her room, and the kindness and loving care she received as a resident of Coos Nursing Home. She'll be sadly missed by everyone until we all come full circle and meet again.

Roberge