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Service to be held for Philo "John" Perham

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham, for Philo "John" Perham, 92, formally of Gorham, who passed away on April 1, in Merrimack. John leaves behind his loving companion and former wife, Gloria Perham, of Merrimack. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the VA Hospital in White River Junction, Vt.

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Service to be held for Melvin and Gertrude Johnson

A graveside service with full military honors for Melvin J. Johnson who passed away on March 6, 2014 will be held on June 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the New City Cemetery in Berlin. Committal prayers will be held for both Melvin and his wife Gertrude, who passed away on May 16, 2012. Reverend Gail Bauzenberger will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin.


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Marion C. Labnon

Marion C. Labnon, 95, of Berlin, passed away on Monday June 9, 2014 at her home. She was born in Berlin on September 14, 1918 the daughter of Francis J. and Corinne T. (Dubuc) Campbell and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from St. Patrick School and Berlin High School in 1936 and was a member of Good Shepherd Parish. She had been a member of St. Kieran Altar Guild, the Berlin Women's Club and A.V.H. Hospital Auxiliary. Marion had owned Labnon's Department Store.

Family includes nieces and nephews including Jacklyn Rousseau and husband Pierre of Errol, Michael Campbell and wife Claire of Berlin, and Corinne Provencher and husband Armand of Berlin; sister-in-law Alice Fares of Lebanon and by many great nieces and great nephews, who provided the care that Marion needed. She was predeceased by her husband Daniel Labnon in 1996, brothers Arthur Campbell and Robert Campbell

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday June 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Ecumenical Food Pantry or to the Northwoods Home Health and Hospice. .Online guestbook at


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Monica Winifred Trottier

Monica Winifred Trottier, 89, a longtime resident of Lake Charles, died peacefully on June 8, 2014, in a local care facility. Monica was born to Matthew and Winifred Ryan on Aug. 22, 1924, in Berlin.

Monica had an easy-going manner, an infectious laugh and a great sense of humor. Family and friends were the highlight of Monica's life. She always felt personally responsible for pulling and keeping her family together. She was very proud of her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She loved writing letters and playing cards and was known by all for her gratitude when receiving help.

Mrs. Trottier leaves behind to cherish her memory and mourn her loss, her daughter, C. Jenny Makakoa of Glendale, Calif.; son, Arthur Trottier and wife Marney of Va.; three nieces, Pamela Bruney of Lake Charles, Patricia Benoit of Lake Charles, Diane Gurganus of Ragley; adopted niece, Gwen Berzas; her three grandchildren, Rachel and Kelly Campbell and Rian Trottier; one great-grandchild, Aradia Trottier; and the innumerable friends that have touched her life over the last 89 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Madonna St. Clergy; and brother-in-law, Lloyd St. Clergy; her brother, Paul Ryan; and the love of her life, her husband of 25 years, Adrien V. Trottier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Margaret's Catholic Church on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jeffrey Starkovich will officiate. A private interment will take place at a later date. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the chapel of Lakeside Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening. Words of comfort my be expressed to the family at

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