Service held for Therese Lefevre

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Therese Lefevre, of Berlin, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Michael Sartori as Celebrant. The Cantor was Madeleine Jeffrey, accompanied by Sandra Patrick as organist. The altar servers were Douglas Roy and John Frechette.

The Pall was placed by her daughters Sylvia Boucher and Jeanne Demers. Her son-in-law Jean Boucher placed the cross. Serving as readers were her granddaughters Cynthia MacKay and Nicole Losier. The offertory gifts were presented by her granddaughter Nicole Losier and grandson James Boucher.

Interment followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers were her grandsons Luke Boucher and Mark Boucher and great-grandsons Jonathan Demers, Mathew Demers, Zachary Demers and Aidan Boucher.

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Arrangements were under the care of Fleury-Patry Funeral Home of Berlin.

Olga M. (DiSalvio) Golden

Olga M. (DiSalvio) Golden, 94, of Whitefield, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at the Morrison Nursing Home. She was born in Quincy, Mass., on April 14, 1923, the daughter of Panfilo and Lena (Chella) DiSalvio and was raised and educated there. She had been employed as a factory worker and then as a library assistant for many years at the North Quincy High School. Olga enjoyed attending church at St. John the Baptist Church in Quincy, Mass., enjoyed dining out and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She lived with her daughter in Weymouth then Plymouth, Mass., before moving to the area in 2008.

Family includes her former husband Raymond Golden of Wilmington, Del.; her daughter Brenda Golden Hallisey and husband Timothy Hallisey of Gorham; grandchildren Nicholas Jackunas of Burnsville, Minn., Matthew Jackunas of Plymouth, Mass., Luke Jackunas of Plymouth, Mass., and Jacquelyn Hallisey of Gorham; great granddaughter Lena Jackunas of Plymouth, Mass.; brothers Edward DiSalvio of Weymouth, Mass., Gerald DiSalvio of Quincy, Mass., and Paul DiSalvio Quincy, Mass.; sisters Virginia Roccuzzo of Quincy, Mass., and Angelina Bastarache of Calif.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by several siblings.

Graveside Services will be held on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home in Gorham is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at

Olga Golden


Irving 'Bill' Quimby

Irving “Bill” Quimby passed away on July 24, 2017, in Brighton, Mass., of natural causes. Born in Berlin, on June 22, 1943, the son of Irving W. Quimby Sr. and Loretta (Bergeron) Quimby, he attended various Berlin elementary schools and Berlin High School, where he lettered in basketball, graduating in 1961. He was a 1965 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, majoring in government, and was a member of ROTC. He was commissioned a second Lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps and served two years on active duty, including a tour in Vietnam, where he was stationed at Cam Rahn Bay.

Upon completion of active duty, he taught at Berlin High School and then moved to New York to work for the Ford Foundation. He subsequently moved into the commercial insurance brokerage industry, working for Marsh and McLennan, Johnson and Higgins, and Frank B. Hall, among other firms, where he managed large international client accounts. Upon retiring, he relocated to the Boston area.

He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his brother David and sister-in-law Chunsin Quimby of Santa Ana, Calif.; his sister, Linda Quimby of Exeter; as well as his nephews Francis, and his wife Andrea, of Fairfield, Conn., and Jason, and his wife Cynthia, of Irvine, Calif. He also leaves two grand-nephews, Jameson and Brendan Quimby of Irvine, Calif., and a grand-niece, Madeline, also of Irvine.

An internment service will be held at the family plot at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin, on Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. Arrangements are being managed by Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin (

Bill Quimby


Service held for Kathy L. Hallee

Funeral services for Kathy L. Hallee, 44, of Berlin, were held on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. Reverend Kyle Stanton officiated. The readings were done by Tiffany Dube and Bob Gauthier read the words of remembrance. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery in Milan, where Father Kyle read the committal prayers. Many relatives and friends attended the service.