Latest News

Moving Downtown Forward Initiative focusing on Glen Ave…

BERLIN -- The Moving Downtown Forward Initiative is focusing...

Gorham's revenue is scarily reliant on utilities, selec…

Gorham's revenue is scarily reliant on utilities, selectmen ...

City still interested in river walk

By Barbara Tetreault BERLIN – The city has not abandoned it...

Boothby for ex council

BERLIN – Christopher Boothby said he will bring his experien...

Burton announces his cancer has returned

NORTH COUNTRY – Long-time Executive Councilor Raymond Burton...

A+ A A-

Raymond Caouette


Raymond Caouette, 60, of Bristol Ct. passed away suddenly of natural causes in his home, Wednesday,  June 11, 2014.
He was  predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Marguerite Caouette and sister Lucille Roy.
Family also includes siblings Cecile Handrinos of Berlin, Robert Caouette of Berlin, Joan Siios of Bristol Ct., Elaine Wrisley of Bristol Ct., Suzanne Shackley of Maine, and Ronald Caouette of Bristol Ct. Relatives also include uncles, aunts, nieces, and nephews.

A memorial will be held with the immediate family on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Caouette home in Bristol Ct.


Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 18:38

Hits: 407

Jeanne Edna (Ouellette) Bennett

LACONIA--Jeanne Edna (Ouellette) Bennett, 68, of 103 Blueberry Lane, died at the Concord Hospice House on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
Jeanne was born October 11, 1945 in Laconia, the daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude (Vallie) Ouellette. She resided in Laconia for most of her life and had been employed in the Housekeeping Department at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia for nineteen years before retiring in 2009.
Survivors include her daughter, Theresa Plummer French, and her husband, Mike, of Belmont; one grandchild, Sabrina J. LaPage, of Belmont; one great grandson, Lucas Houten, also of Belmont; three brothers, William Ouellette and his wife, Lynn, of Hooksett, Joseph Ouellette and Jim Novak and his wife, Denise, all of Laconia; three nieces and one nephew. In addition to her parents, Jeanne was predeceased by her partner, Lawrence C. Pouliot, Sr.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the family lot in St. John Cemetery in Tilton.
A Celebration of Life will follow from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the N.H. Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, N.H. 03247 or to CRVNA Hospice Program ( Concord Hospice House) 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, N.H. 03301.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to

bennett jeanne

Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 18:33

Hits: 128

Raymond Roy

Raymond "Weasel" Roy was born on January 5, 1957 in Berlin, and deceased on June 11, 2014 after a long illness at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital.

Raymond graduated from Berlin High School in 1975 and played hockey for the Berlin Maroons. He then played two successful seasons with the Sherbrooke Beavers of the Quebec Major Junior A hockey League in Canada. He then was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings and played in Kalamozoo, Mich. He later worked as a mason for many years.

Raymond had a "joie de vivre", an ever ready smile, a passion for golf and professional sports, and a love for a good conversation.

He was pre-deceased by his brother Roger in 1975, his Father Henri-Paul in 1980, and Mother Yvette in 2013.

He is survived by his brothers, Michel Roy from St. Romain, Canada, brother Jules Roy from Berlin, sisters, Sylvia Poulin from Greenwood, Maine, and Marian Roy from Cottonwood, Ariz.; nephews, Mathieu Roy from Lac Megantic, Canada, Maxime Roy from Pittsburg, Pa., Jay Poulin from Berlin, and Chad Poulin from Milan.

Visiting hours are Tuesday evening, June 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin, and Funeral Services will be Wednesday, June 18, at 11 a.m. at Bryant Funeral Home.

On-line guestbook at



Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 18:30

Hits: 270

Rita A. Dube

Rita A. Dube of Monty Road passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Androscoggin Valley Hospital. She was 63 years old.
She was born on October 22, 1950 in Berlin, to Reginald N. and Cecile (Belanger) Dube.
Rita was a communicant of St. Joseph Church now St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. She was part of a huge family and enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed outings, gardening and watching cartoons.
She was predeceased by her parents Reginald N. and Cecile D. (Belanger) Dube, a brother Rene Dube, brother-in-law George F. Dunbar and sister Katherine R. McIntire.
She leaves behind her sisters Claire Aubut and husband Paul and Miss Ann Marie Dube; Her "Mom" Momma Aubut and close friend Lucienne Schunemann all of Berlin

Several Aunts and Uncles including Gertrude Bacon of Berlin, and Marie Dube of Attleboro, Mass. Many cousins including Richard Lawrence of Berlin.

Respite care providers Paula Gagnon, Ann Clouthier, and Becky.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday June 16 in the parlor of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin. Rev. Andrew Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Berlin. Calling hours will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Community Services Center, 69 Willard Street, Berlin, N.H. 03570.

Online guest book at



Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 18:28

Hits: 378

Facebook Fans - Join The Conversation

The Berlin Daily Sun - All Rights Reserved

Privacy Policy

Powered by BENN a division of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette