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David Powers

David Powers, 68, of 25 Success St., Berlin, passed away on May 26, 2015 at his home. He was born in Berlin and lived here for many years. David actively attended St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish and was often seen walking in Berlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at



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Dolores M. Drouin (235 Words)

Dolores M. Drouin, 77, of Berlin, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. She was born in Gorham, on December 21, 1937 the daughter of John B. and Ida (Lavoie) Guerin and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish and liked to cook, play BINGO, enjoyed family gatherings and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

The family includes her husband of nearly 57 years Arnold R. Drouin of Berlin; her children Gisele Ouellette and husband Paul of Milan, Linda Ball of Stark, Rita Gagne and husband Patrick of Dummer, Arnold Drouin, Jr. and companion Nicole Tremblay of Berlin and Roger Drouin and wife Cathy of West Milan; nine grandchildren Chris Ouellette and his fiancée Bianca, Nicole Ouellette, Matthew Ball and wife Lindsy, Marissa Ball, Nicolas Drouin, Natalie Drouin, Spencer Drouin, Brittany Gagne and fiancée Jake and Lane Gagne; five great-grandchildren Michael Ball, Mitchel Ball, Keatin Ball, Dederick Moody and Brayden Hawkins; a sister Marie Bisson of West Milan; brothers Normand Guerin, Robert Guerin and Donald Guerin all of Berlin; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday afternoon from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service. Online guestbook at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 18:16

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Floyd B. Hamilton (225 Words)

Floyd B. Hamilton, 67, of Hanover, Maine, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Hospice House in Auburn, Maine with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Conway, on August 2, 1947, the son of Walter and Leah (Legere) Hamilton, and had attended Fryeburg Academy.

He was a woodsman all his life.

Floyd was married October 26, 1968 to Evelyn May Thurston who survives of Hanover, Maine. Other survivors include a son SSG Bruce Hamilton, National Guard and wife Patricia of Berlin; a daughter Jennifer Wheeler and husband Shawn of Hanover; six Grandchildren Darlene Youngblood and husband Michael of Gorham, Devon, Keith and Haley Hamilton of Berlin, Alexis and Robert Brunney III of Ft. Irwin, Calif.; a brother Lawrence Hamilton and wife Marie of Fryeburg, Maine; sisters Sophie Fortier and husband Thomas of Berlin, and Nancy Lefebvre and husband Norman of Berlin; and was predeceased by his parents and three brothers and a sister.

Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and memories online at

A Celebration of his Life will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his home at 2019 Main Street, Hanover, Maine. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 970 Baxter Blvd, Portland, Maine 04103 in his memory. Arrangements are under the care of the Meader and Son Funeral Home 3 Franklin Street, P. O. Box 537, Rumford, Maine 04276.



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G. Dale True (201 Words)

G. Dale True (Sept 5, 1929 – May 17, 2015) of Brooksville, Maine passed away peacefully after a long illness. Dale was born in Springfield, Maine, and was a long time resident of Berlin. Dale was a graduate of the University of Maine and Bangor Theological Seminary, and a veteran of the Korean War. He served as pastor of the Berlin and Errol, UCC congregations for 20 years. While there, he devoted much time, energy, and love as site manager for Horton Center, a UCC retreat on Pine Mountain. Dale volunteered with many events and helped countless people in hard times. He loved the color red, good coffee, Ford trucks, country music, working with his hands and mentoring young people. In retirement, he finally had time for the model train set he always wanted as a kid, and taking a family vacation via train through the Canadian Rockies.

Dale leaves his wife Patricia, his daughters Elizabeth and Catherine, and his granddaughter Mikayla. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Congregational Church, Blue Hill, Maine.

Memorial contributions can be made to Friends of Horton Center on Pine Mountain, Inc., 358 Goose Pond Road, Canaan, NH 03741. Condolences can be expressed at


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