David MacLeod

David MacLeod, 74, of Shelburne, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 17, 2017. Arrangements will be made through Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.

Service held for Lena G. Devoid

Funeral services for Lena G. Devoid, 84, of Gorham, were held on February 22, 2017, at the Bryant Funeral Home in Berlin. Reverend Michael Sartori officiated and her son, Ron Devoid, read the words of remembrance. Interment was in St. Anne Cemetery. Father Michael read the committal prayers. The pall bearers included Adam Devoid, Jacob Devoid and Ryan Roberge. Many relatives and friends attended the service.

Clyde Towle

Clyde Towle, 66, of Lancaster Road, died Monday evening February 20, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, after a recent illness.

Mr. Towle was born in Lancaster on June 18, 1950, the son of Asa C. and Doreen B. (Ball) Towle. During his lifetime he had many jobs primarily working as a woodsman and a teamster. He was employed as a teamster at local grand hotels including the Omni Mt. Washington and Mountain View Grand and has worked with horses in the logging industry. For a time he was employed at Thompson Manufacturing in both the woodshop and the machine shop.

Surviving family members include his brothers Ben Towle of Whitefield, Curt Towle of Porter, Maine, a sister Darlene Towle of Berlin; and six nephews and one niece.

A visiting hour will be held Sunday afternoon, February 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home, Lancaster. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Sandra MacKillop of Lancaster will officiate. Burial will be in the spring in Forest Vale Cemetery, Jefferson.

Please go to www.baileyfh.net for more information or to send an online condolence

Lorraine T. Villeneuve

Lorraine T. Villeneuve, 83, of Berlin, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She was born in Berlin on December 19, 1933, the daughter of Emile and Emma (Paquin) Buteau and was a lifelong resident of the area. She enjoyed trips with her family to the casino, taking long rides along the Milan Loop and spending time with her grandchildren.

Family includes her children Adele Blais and husband Bobby of Manchester, Raymond “Mimi” Villeneuve and wife Leila of Berlin, Lisa Connors and boyfriend Joe Savage of Gorham, Jane Lavoie and husband Gary of Gorham, Wayne “Bozo” Villeneuve of Berlin, Betty-Jo Villeneuve of Berlin, and Brian Villeneuve and wife Stephanie of Milan, and many loving and happy grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Robert R. Villeneuve, her sons Donald Villeneuve and Roger Villeneuve, her son-in-law Mike “Mikey”Connors and all of her siblings.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday February 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.

Lorraine Villeneuve