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Service held for Therese Beaudoin

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Therese Beaudoin, of Berlin, on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with her cousin Father Robert Brion and Father Andrew Nelson as Celebrants. The Cantor was Shirley Jackson accompanied by Sandra Patrick as organist. The Altar Servers were Seminarian Ryan Amazeen, Paul Breault and her cousin Cecile Sickler
The Pall was placed by her sons Daniel and Ivan. Father Andrew placed the Cross. Serving as reader was her daughter-in-law Rachel Beaudoin and her granddaughter in-law Meghan Beaudoin. The offertory gifts were presented by her grandson Michael, his wife Meghan and her granddaughter Melissa. Melissa said words of remembrances.
Interment followed the services at St Anne's Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were grandson Michael Beaudoin, nephew Everett Thibodeau, friends Mark Martin, Larry Roberge, Vincent Verdo, and Matt Letendre.
The service was well attended by family and friends from near and far.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015 13:33

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Service held for Leo W. Cyr

Funeral services for Leo W. Cyr, 87, of Berlin, were held on June 30, 2015 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Andrew Nelson. The readings were done by Louise Dion and Suzanne Shevlin and the gifts were presented by Corey Poirier, Kristy True and Carrie Poirier. Interment was in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Father Andrew read the committal prayers. Many relatives and friends attended the services. The Bryant Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015 15:43

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Oscar A. Bouchard

Oscar A. Bouchard, 83, of Milan, passed away in the early morning of July 13, 2015 at his home while in the loving care of his family. He was born in Berlin on December 29, 1931 the son of Eduarde and Alma (Vaillancourt) Bouchard and graduated from Notre Dame High School Class of 1950. He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. His work history included Brown Company from 1957-1967 and the David Cookie and Lay's Potato Chip Distributor in 1964. He also was the owner/operator of several local business including Bouchard, Isaacson, Morris Construction Company, Bouchard-Caron Building Center, Pinkham Notch Ski Shop, Sanborn Inn, White Street Carwash and Kelly's Supermarket. He retired in 1994 as the Maintenance Supervisor of Milan Industries and Paul Valle Lumber.
Oscar served with pride for 29 ½ years in the National Guard retiring with the rank of Sergeant Major. He was an extremely industrious person, often holding multiple jobs at once. He would routinely work at the mill as a Night Watchman, worked of remodeling one of the many apartment buildings he owned. All in a day's work. Throughout his construction career, he designed, built or remodeled many local churches, schools, fire stations, town halls, restaurants, car dealerships, homes and more.
He volunteered as the Building Inspector for the Town of Milan, the Milan and Dummer Ambulance services and the Milan Old Home Day's Committee. He enjoyed beginning his day with breakfast at the Milan Luncheonette and he was involved in the Milan Town meetings. He loved horses, gardening, building things for his grandchildren and spending time at home with family on his farm. Oscar was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, a member of the Androscoggin Valley Country Club and had been a volunteer at the Food Bank of St. Vincent de Paul.
He is survived by his wife and best friend Gayle (Pageau) Bouchard of Milan; children Nancy Leclerc- Davidson (William) of Sitka, Ark., Linda Coffey (Brian) of Bartlett; Dora Lavigne (Bob) of Hopkinton, and Dana Brouillette (Stacey Couture) of Milan; a brother John Paul Bouchard (Rachelle) of Aker's Pond; sister-in-law Theresa Bouchard (Rene-deceased) of Nashua; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren Laurel (Coffey) Smith and husband Andy and Lennon Claire of Wrentham, Mass., Henri Leclerc and wife Sarah and Adeline Marie of Sitka, Ark., Nicole Gagne of Hopkinton, Michael Gagne and partner Ali Rowell of Concord, Zack Binnette of Gorham, Kelsey Davidson of Anchorage, Ark., Amelia Coffey of Bartlett, Jordon Brouillette of Conway, Brady Brouillette of Gorham, Josie Lavigne of Hopkinton, Chase Brouillette of Milan, and Willow Brouillette of Milan, many nieces, nephews and cousins and his extended family and friends at Sunflower Resort in Surprise, Ariz. He was predeceased by brothers Rene Bouchard and Roland Bouchard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish on Friday, July 17 at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan. There will be no calling hours. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 13:08

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Doris Marie (Cantin) Pare Payeur Nadeau

Doris Marie (Cantin) Pare Payeur Nadeau, Payeur-pic-94, of Palm Harbor passed away July 11, 2015. Originally from Berlin, Doris moved to the Clearwater area in 1989.

She prided herself on her work as an in-home caregiver for infants and children and later worked as a stitcher for Converse shoes. During WWII, she was a welder at the Portsmouth Naval Yard. Doris was a 26 year parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and avid bingo player. She enjoyed crocheting, cross stich, going out to dinner with friends, and a good martini. Doris is survived by her loving children, Joan (Gerry) Morneau and Richard (Rochelle) Payeur; grandchildren Keith Morneau, Karl Morneau, Kathy Cain, Marc Payeur, and Melanie Payeur; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 17 at Moss Feaster Funeral Home in Dunedin. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation at St. Michael the Archangel at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Michael's.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 17:15

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