Lucia D. Dupuis, a longtime resident of Forbush Avenue, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by members of her family on Saturday, March 14, 2015. She was 84.
Born on December 1, 1930 in Berlin, she was the daughter of Argenas and Anna (Roy) Croteau.
Lucia attended Berlin schools.
On April 19, 1952 she married Lucien Dupuis and together they raised six children.
Lucia was employed in the towel room with Brown Company for many years. She also worked many years for Fleury-Patry Funeral Home.
Her greatest joy was her family; she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved the time she spent caring for her grandchildren. She was a Den Mother for over 12 years and was awarded Den Mother of the year for the Cub Scouts, she was a member of the VFW Axillary, she belonged to a bowling league, she enjoyed playing Bingo at the VFW and was also a volunteer for them for many years, and she just loved spending time with family and friends.
Lucia was a communicate of St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish.
Beside her parents, she is pre-deceased by her husband Lucien G. Dupuis who passed August 15, 2014; an infant son Lucien Joseph Dupuis; four brothers Josephat, Gerard Rosario and Romeo Croteau; four sisters Albertine Landry, Lorraine Vachon, Clarisse Labrecque and Simonne Lavoie.
She leaves two sons Normand Dupuis and wife Hunky of Berlin and Richard Dupuis of Port Ritchie, Fla.; four daughters Linda Labbe of Marlborough, Conn., Helene Chouinard of Michigan, Lucille Boutin and husband Timothy of Shelburne, and Nancy Lachance of Dover, 12 Grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, three sisters, Therese Fortier, Beatrice Welch and Rolande Levesque and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 and from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning March 18 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin.
For those who wish donations may be made in her memory to the Senior Meals on Wheels Program, 610 Sullivan Street, Berlin, NH 03570.
Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.
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Funeral services for Marie D. Roy, 81, of Berlin, were held on March 5, 2015 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, followed by prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Kyle Stanton. The pall was placed by Tina Duval, Tracie Pepin, Krystal Roy and Olivia Dame, the crucifix was placed by her husband Alcide Roy. The readings were done by Krystal Roy and Tina Duval, the gifts were presented by David Roy and Christina Roy. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The pall bearers were Corey Roy, Nicholas Roy, Willard Couture, Joel Duval, Billy Dame, and Tommy Abelli. Many relatives and friends attended the service.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 March 2015 20:07
Funeral Services for Rene R. Bourbeau, 49, of Berlin, were held on Monday March 2, 2015 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, following prayers at the Bryant Funeral Home. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Reverend Andrew Nelson. The pall was placed by his daughter Maranda Bourbeau, his parents Robert and Laurette Bourbeau and his siblings Lisa Marquis, Claude Bourbeau, Sylvia Lowe, Diane Bourbeau and Paul Borbeau and the crucifix was placed by Maranda Bourbeau and Robert and Laurette Bourbeau. The readings were by Linda Belanger and Cecile Dumoulin, the gifts were presented by Maranda Bourbeau and Rayna Bourbeau. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Father Andrew read the committal prayers. The pall bearers were Paul Bourbeau, Claude Bourbeau, Tommy Belanger, Dillon Lowe, Chuck Lowe and Randy Tardif. Many relatives and friends attended the service.
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Alphonse S. "Al" Bosa, a longtime resident of Champlain Street, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Coos County Nursing following a period of declining health. He was 90.
Born on January 24, 1925 in Berlin, he was the son of Peter and Elizabeth (Ottolini) Bosa.
Al grew up on the East Side and attended Berlin Schools. On April 19, 1947 he married Louise LeBorgne and they raised six daughters and two sons. Together they owned and operated Berlin Plumbing and Heating where Louise assisted as secretary.
Al served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a communicant of St. Kieran's Church and now St. Anne Church of Good Shepard Parish. In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting and spending time with family.
Besides his wife Louise who died December 28, 2013, he is pre-deceased by his parents, three brothers, Rudolph, John, and Richard Bosa, and a son in law, Richard Lamoureux.
He leaves six daughters: Elizabeth Russell and her husband Robert of Conway, Jane Lamoureux of Millville, Mass., Linda Veillette and her husband Real of Milford, Sylvia Kenny and her husband Richard of Londonderry, Sharon Kaminski and her husband Ret. Col. Michael S. Kaminski, USA of Dunbarton, NH, and Victoria Morin and her husband David of Pelham. Sons: Robert Bosa and his wife Linda of Concord, and William Bosa and his wife Jill of Crestwood, Ky. Grandchildren: Debra Parsons and husband Michael, Erin Russell, John Lamoureux and wife Sandy, Amy Felix and husband John, David Veillette, James Veillette, Samantha Cestarich and husband Joe, Caitlyn Kenny, Stacie Doeren and husband David, Stephen Kaminski, Alexander Kaminski, Karisa Morin, Jessica Morin, Angie Martin, Noah Bosa, and Madison Bosa. Great-grandchildren: Erica, Spencer, Sierra, Aiden, Devon, Anna, Destinee, Cameron, Abigail, Dominic, Aaron, Addison, and Elaina; two sisters Alda Sinibaldi of Berlin and Margaret Caso of Waltham, Mass., several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday, March 16 at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Burial will follow at St. Kieran's Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held prior to the Mass from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 16 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin. (Use School St entrance)
Memorial donations may be made to the Activity Fund, c/o Coos County Nursing Home, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH 03570
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