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Theresa Rita Baillargeon

Theresa Rita Baillargeon, 84, of Benton Road, died on Friday, August 22, 2014, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville.
Theresa was born in Berlin, on March 4, 1930, to John and Yvonne (Thereault) Provencher. She attended St. Ann Catholic School in Berlin. Theresa married Henry R. Baillargeon on December 26, 1947.
Over the years, Theresa treasured her family, raising nine children, and enjoying time with her three brothers and three sisters. Theresa attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Woodsville and St. Eugene's Catholic Church in Wells River, Vt.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry R. Baillargeon, Sr. on November 30, 1988, a daughter, Yvonne Baillargeon in 1962; as well as her siblings.
She is survived by eight children, Pauline of North Haverhill, John and wife Anna of Springfield, Mass., Robert and wife Ellen of North Haverhill, Roland and wife Mary of Bethlehem, Paul of Massachusetts, Rene of Massachusetts, David and wife Mary of Haverhill, and Henry, Jr. of North Haverhill; a brother, Donta Provencher and wife Eleanor of Syracuse, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grand children; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral mass will be on Saturday, September 6, at 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 15 Pine Street, Woodsville, N.H. with Father Alan Tremblay as Celebrant.
Burial will follow at the Center Haverhill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cottage Hospital, Hospice Room, PO Box 2001, Woodsville, N.H. 03785 or Lafayette Center, 93 Main Street, Franconia, N.H., 03580.
For more information, or to offer an online condolence, please visit
Ricker Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Woodsville is in charge of arrangements.


Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 19:00

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Robert (Coutch) Couture

BERLIN — Robert (Coutch) Couture, 70, passed away peacefully at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital on Thursday, August 21, 2014. He had been a resident at St Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Berlin.
Born on June 19, 1944, in Berlin, NH he was the son of the late Leopold and Cecile (Huot) Couture.  
He was a graduate of Notre Dame High school and played as a defenseman for the hockey team.
After 34 years of service he retired from Pulp and Paper of America in 2001. Prior to that, he was employed at Blanchette’s Market.
He truly enjoyed his grandchildren, playing cribbage, horseshoes and woodworking. He recently celebrated his 70th birthday at Oxford Casino with family and friends.
Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by two sisters, Carol Cone and infant Lorraine Couture.
He leaves behind Lucille Couture; three daughters Linda Sjostrom and husband Kris of Shelburne NH; Lori Hamel and companion Vinny Pino of Berlin, NH and Lisa Vien and husband Steve of Berlin, NH. Eight grandchildren; Karin, Josh, Sam, Max, Courtney and companion Tyler, Nick, Justin and Jessica. One great-grandchild Miles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, August 25, 2014 at St Anne Church of Good Shepard Parish in Berlin. Calling hours will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Donations may be made in his memory to the activity fund at St Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 29 Providence Ave, Berlin, NH 03570
Online guestbook at

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 22:42

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Corrections to Maurice H. Grenier

Maurice H. Grenier, 84, passed away on Wednesday morning August 20, 2014 at the Morrison Nursing Home in Whitefield. Mr. Grenier was born in Berlin, on February 15, 1930 a son of Simeon and Rose Lena (Couture) Grenier and was a lifelong resident. He worked for Burgess Dryer's and was a foreman at Crown Vantage. He was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the Marine Corps League. He enjoyed taking his trips to gamble, fishing and hunting.

Family members include his daughter Roxanne Boucher and husband Gary of Berlin, two sons Jay Grenier and wife Nina of Berlin and Keith Grenier and girlfriend Liza Burrill of Milan, three grandchildren, Melissa Nagle, Wendy Lyons and Nolan Grenier, three great grandchildren, Sydney and Kenley Lyons and Mason Grenier Nagle, three sisters, Theresa DiPisa of Berlin, Jeannine Coulombe of Berlin and Lorraine Lettre of Nashua, two brothers Donald Grenier of Manchester and Victor Grenier of Nashua, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine (Nolan) Grenier in 1997 and a brother Raymond Grenier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday August 23, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Gorham. Interment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Anyone who wishes may make donations in his memory to the Morrison Nursing Home Activities Fund, 2 Terrace St., Whitefield, N.H. 03583. Online guestbook at

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 14:22

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Service held for Donald Bouchard

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Donald Bouchard, of Berlin, on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Kyle Stanton as Celebrant. The Cantor was Denise Sanschagrin, accompanied by Sue Ramsey organist. The Altar Servers were Jean Poirier and Bob Pelchat.
The Pall was placed by his children Clement Bouchard, Jackie St. Onge, Colette Dudka, Rachel Rodrick and Denis Bouchard. His wife Carmen placed the cross. Serving as readers were his grandsons Ryan Bouchard and Kyle Rodrick. The offertory gifts were presented by his granddaughters Shauna and Ryleigh. His son-in-law Claude St. Onge gave the Eulogy.
Interment followed the services at St. Anne Cemetery, Berlin. Serving as Pallbearers were his sons-in-laws Stanley Dudka II and Jon Rodrick and his grandsons Ryan Bouchard, Kyle Rodrick, Derek Rodrick and Stanley Dudka II. Full Military Honors were performed by the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps League and the VFW. The flag was folded by the U.S. Navy and presented to his wife Carmen. The gun shells were presented by the VFW.
The service was well attended by family and friends from near and far.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin.
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Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 14:07

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