Service held for Elizabeth Delisle

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Elizabeth Delisle, of Berlin, on Friday, March 17, 2017, at St Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Denise Doucette, accompanied by Sandra Patrick as organist. The Altar Servers were Jean Poirier and Cecile Sickler.
Serving as readers were Elizabeth Morse and Jaimie Therriault. The offertory gifts were presented by Stephanie Hogan, Rebecca Hogan and Madisyn Buteau.
Interment followed at St. Kieran’s Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers were Michael DeLisle, Debra DeLisle, Jonathan DeLisle and Jeremy DeLisle.
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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home of Berlin.

Annette A. (Vaillancourt) L’Heureux

Annette A. (Vaillancourt) L’Heureux passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Coos County Nursing Home. She was 81 years old.

Born on January 10, 1936, in Berlin, she was the daughter of Emile and Rose (Drapeau) Vaillancourt.

Annette graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1954. She was a stitcher for Converse Shoe Company and also worked for Coos County Family Health as a Caregiver.

On April 23, 1955, she married Edward L’Heureux and together they raised three children.

Annette’s greatest love was her family, she loved to spend time with them. She enjoyed cooking, baking and crafting. She and Edward enjoyed traveling especially to Maine to the beach. She also took several bus tours. In 2000 they celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a family.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by husband Edward who passed away in 2001, her brothers Rene, Lionel, Robert and Roland; her sister Irene Fortier.

She leaves behind her loving children; Eddy L’Heureux and wife Elaine of Berlin, Carl L’Heureux of Berlin, and Nina Grenier and husband Jay of Berlin; grandchildren Peter L’Heureux and Nolan Grenier; great-grandchildren Ashley L’Heureux, Kelsey L’Heureux, Colten O’Neil and Kolby L’Heureux; great-great grandchildren Zander Hanks and Keagen Hanks; her sister Doris Newman; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 10 a.m., at the Holy Family Parish in Gorham. Interment will follow at the Holy Family Cemetery.

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Andre U. Viens

Andre U. Viens, 83, of Berlin, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at his home. He was born in Dixville, PQ, Canada on April 19, 1933, the son of the late Victor and Eva (Tardif) Viens and married his wife, Doris, there. They moved to Nashua, in the early 1960s where he was employed by Eastern Drywall in Boston, Mass., for many years before starting his own drywall company in the early 1980s. Andre and Doris moved to Berlin in 1982. He loved to fish, hunt and go camping and had enjoyed motorcycling and snowmobiling in his younger days.

Family includes his wife Doris (Doria) Viens of Berlin; son Yves Viens of Berlin; daughters Sylvie Perron of New Boston, and Joanne Michaud of Berlin; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers; nine sisters; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Clermont Viens, in 1978 and by three brothers.

Graveside Services will be held at the St. Louis de Gonzague Cemetery in Nashua, on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 1 p.m. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at

Louis Albert Auclair

Louis Albert Auclair, 88, died March 18, 2017, in Harrisburg, N.C., surrounded by his loving family.

Born and raised in Woonsocket, R.I., the son of Lionel and Henrietta (Charpentier), Auclair, he was a lifelong resident of Cumberland, R.I., until 2015. Married to Florence (Parenteau) Auclair for 36 years.

In his early years, Mr. Auclair worked in a greenhouse and gardening was something he always took pride in. He maintained a friendly competition every year with his gardening buddies as to who would have the first tomato by July 4th. He was a bricklayer by trade and built five brick homes as well as left his mark on many other homes in the way chimneys, walkways and stairs. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed at Parris Island, S.C.

After returning home, Mr. Auclair began a long career working at the General Motors plant in Framingham, Mass. He retired after 30 years of service in 1981.

Mr. Auclair loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing for many years in his beloved mountains of New Hampshire. He also enjoyed blueberry picking, clamming and quahogging and was known for his special “stuffies.” He was a longtime member of the Millerville Men’s Club in Blackstone, Mass.

Louis was preceded in death by his son Paul (Celina) Auclair; his grandson, SSgt Paul R. Auclair Jr. and his brother, Lionel (Muriel) Auclair.

He leaves his daughter Jeannette (Eugene) Joyal of Harrisburg, N.C.; grandchildren, Christopher (Amanda) Joyal and Matthew (Misty) Joyal. His daughter Judy (Mike) Hubbs of Cumberland, R.I.; grandchild Lauren Lapierre. His daughter in law Celina (Charland) Auclair of Columbia, S.C.; grandchildren Candace Lett and Marie Auclair and six great grandchildren, Christopher, Timberely, Alexis, Matthew, Riley and Cohen.

Burial will take place in Randolph, at a future date. The Bryant Funeral Home in Gorham is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at