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Kim Edouard Therriault

Kim Edouard Therriault, 44 of Berlin passed away on Monday morning, March 2, 2015 at AVH with his family surrounding him. He was born in Berlin, on March 2, 1971, the son of Diane Coulombe and the late Paul ThKim-obit-erriault.

Kim worked installing and repairing air conditions. He received his LNA nursing license and worked at the nursing home. He also did carpentry, roofing and painting and he enjoyed helping people with cleaning and maintaining their homes.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends especially his children. Also, camping, being in the woods, reading, riding four wheelers and he also like to design his own board games.

His spirit will be kept alive with his memories as he leaves behind his son Jacob and daughter Ashley Therriault, their mother Stacey Amato, his mother Diane Coulombe, two brothers, Scott and Eric Therriault, all of Berlin. Two uncles, Ronald and Marc Coulombe. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be a service celebrated on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepard Parish, Berlin. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on this day.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015 18:56

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Derek Shawn Lakin

Derek Shawn Lakin 64, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his children on February 15, 2015.

Derek was born in Lancaster, on May 4, 1950. Graduated from Groveton High School then enlisted into the military, he served in Vietnam for three years and four years in the Marines. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and camping.

Derek was a free spirit. He was survived by his four children, daughters, Tina Coy and husband Mike of Berlin, Tonia Lakin of Berlin, Tammy Lakin and companion Duane Steele of Berlin and his son William J. Lakin III, and his wife Melanie of Berlin. He had 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren who he loved with all his heart.

He was also survived by two sisters, Rhonda Lakin of Stratford and Janie Lasadonia of Connecticut, a brother Terry Lakin and wife Sissy from Kentucky, and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by both his parents William Frederick Lakin I, and his mother Agnes C. Lakin II, and a grandson Ryan Lakin.

A private memorial service will be held by his children on March 8, 2015. Donations can be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115.


Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015 20:17

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Service held for Francis Pelchat

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Francis Pelchat, formally of Berlin, on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Holy Family Parish with Reverend Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Madeline Jeffrey, accompanied by Sandra Patrick as organist. The Altar Server was John Frechette.
The Pall was placed by the pallbearers, his nephews Jerry Croteau, Maurice Pelchat Jr., Bill Pelchat, Bobby Pelchat and his nephew in laws David Bonilla and Louis Abruzzese. Father Kyle placed the cross. Serving as reader was his niece Annette Abruzzese. The offertory gifts were presented by his niece Annette and his nephew David Pelchat. His brother Ralph Pelchat gave the Eulogy.
Interment followed the services at Holy Family Cemetery, Gorham. Serving as Pallbearers were Jerry Croteau, Maurice Pelchat Jr., Bill Pelchat, Bobby Pelchat, David Bonilla and Louis Abruzzese.
Full Military Honors were performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and the Marine Corps League.
The U.S. Army presented the flag to his sister Anita Cooper.
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 of Berlin.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:25

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Lucille Morneau

Lucille Morneau, 95, of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Coos County Nursing Home. She was born in Berlin on October 3, 1919 the daughter of George and Lauria (Bisson) Boire and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Berlin High and attended secretarial college for two years in Massachusetts. Lucille was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, the Ladies of St. Anne, the Daughters of Isabella and loved to bake, cook, shop and play cards. She enjoyed her grandchildren and the 75 summers she spent at her camp on Cedar Pond.

Family includes her son George Morneau and wife Claudette of Milan; grandchildren Janice Landry and husband Ryan of Berlin, and Greg Morneau and wife Donna of Grantham; great-grandchildren Emily and Matthew Landry and Nate Morneau; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Albert Morneau, sister Jeannette Merrill and brother Laurier Bisson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Anne Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Online guestbook at



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