Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 19:46
She was born in Hartford, Conn., on January 20, 1930. She was raised in Berlin, NH, and attended high school at Notre Dame High School. She also enjoyed working summers as a waitress in Old Orchard Beach. She retired at the age of 80, working many years for Talbots. She won many awards for her ability to sell clothing, and had many returning customers. She is a member of the Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, and even at the age of 83, went to the gym three times a week.
She married the love of her life, Richard A. Libby in 1958. Together they enjoyed fishing, dancing and going to the beach. They raised two daughters and kept in constant contact with her family in Berlin. She thought the world of her little brother "Georgie".
Yvonne is preceded by her parents, George and Yvonne Aubin and her sisters, Theresa McVinker and Florence Woodbury.
Yvonne is survived by her husband of almost 55 years, Richard; daughters, Michelle Caiazzo of Standish, Me., and Pamela Libby of Portland, Me.; brother, George Aubin, Jr., of Berlin, NH; four grandchildren, Amber Caiazzo, Anthony Caiazzo, Cerise Caiazzo and Rochelle Caiazzo; great-grandson, Donovan Caiazzo as well as many nieces and nephews.
There will be a service honoring her life on Saturday, May 18, at 4 p.m. at A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Services, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland, Me. To offer words of condolence and share memories with the family, please go to www.athutchins.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 20:00
BERLIN -- Luc J L’Heureux, 93, passed away at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Berlin on Monday, May 13, 2013. Luc had only been back in Berlin for a couple of weeks; he had been residing in Florida for the past two years. Prior to moving to Florida Luc spent his summers here in Berlin and the winters in Florida.
Luc was born in Berlin on February 8, 1920. He was the son of the late John and Josephine (Michaud) L’Heureux. On December 1, 1945, he married Rita Albert, and together they raised one daughter and two sons. Prior to retiring in 1995 Luc worked for Brown Company and was also self-employed as a carpenter. Luc served in the U.S. Army from 1942 through 1945.
Prior to his wife's passing eight years ago, Luc and Rita loved playing cards and going dancing. Luc was well known for his talent of woodworking; most notably for making kitchen cabinets.
He is survived by his daughter, Helen Dailey and husband Tom of Sarasota Fla.; two sons, George L’Heureux and wife Joanne of Berlin; Richard L’Heureux and wife Althea of Milan, NH; a brother, Noel L’Heureux of Somerset, Mass.; two sisters, Ida Hayden and Ina Maga both of Athol, Mass. Luc also leaves five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Leo L’Heureux, Eri L’Heureux, Asa L’Heureux and Guy L’Heureux and his parents.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2013, at Holy Family Parish, Gorham NH. Burial will follow in the Holy Family Parish cemetery in Gorham.
Donation may be made in Luc’s name to: Philanthropy Department, Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota FL 34238. Please visit the online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 21:09
Born on July 21, 1923 in Berlin, NH, she was the daughter of Rocco and Amelia (DiProspero) Memolo. A lifelong resident of Berlin, Clara was a 1941 graduate of Berlin High School, where she excelled in business courses. For many years, she was the office manager for Selective Service officed in Berlin in 1941. Following the Vietnam War, the office closed and she then became employed as a claims taker for the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security until her retirement. Clara loved her work and the people who worked with her.
On June 30, 1947, she married Raymond Johnson, her devoted husband, saddened by his death on February 12, 2005.
Clara was a devoted member of Good Shepard Parish, she was a very spiritual woman. Her greatest joy was her love of family. Her family was her lifelong work of art. Whether it was her role of loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt or cousin, she gave all she had to everyone. She loved to cook Italian food, decorate her home and was always ready for any family tradition large and small.
She leaves her loving daughter, Deborah Elcik of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and her son-in-law Andrew, of Edgewood Health Care Ctr. in Portsmouth, N.H. She also leaves a granddaughter, Meagan Desjardins and her husband Ralph of Biddeford, Main. Seven great-grandchildren: Becky, Jamie, Ryanne, Nicholas, Drew, Olivia, and Jayden Desjardins, all of Biddeford, Maine, two brothers Tony Memolo and his wife Florence of Berlin and Ralph Memolo and his wife Sylvia of Brookline, Mass, and a sister Shirley Miller and her husband Kenneth of Lyndonville, Vt.
Additionally, she is survived by a brother-in-law, George Chatis of Melrose, Mass., and a sister-in-law Beverly Fletcher of Tavares, Florida. She is loved dearly by her many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her brother Fio and his wife Mllie, sisters, Donelia and Doris, and her nephew, Jonathan Memolo.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Rev. Dan Sinibaldi will officiate. Burial will follow at Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Seal Rock Rehabilitation Center, 88 Harbor Drive, Saco, Me., 04072. Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.
Last Updated on Monday, 13 May 2013 19:53