BERLAN, Oscar 84, formerly of Malden died Wednesday in Manchester, NH. Loving son of Oscar Berlan Sr. and Marie C. (Harris) Berlan Jacobs. US Army during WWII, and received the WWII Victory Medal. Worked for the Malden Housing Authority for over 24 years. Devoted husband of 53 years to Joyce (Nealley) Berlan, Allenstown, NH, beloved father of Michael Berlan, Scituate, Deborah Catalado, Stoneham, Denise Bowen, Scituate, Kim St. George, Allenstown, Jacquelyn Boal, Londonderry, NH, Laurie Ballou, Wilmington, and John C. Berlan, Haslet, TX, loving grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of nine, brother of Richard Berlan of PA, Phyllis Bartlet of FL, Elizabeth Anderson of Haverhill, and Mary Jane Focht of Malden. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Calling hours are Monday, Feb. 18th from 4 - 8pm at Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., DERRY, NH. Funeral Services are Tuesday, February 19th at 11:30am in the Funeral Home. Committal will follow in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH at 1:30pm. Donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, earmarked for Lung Cancer or to the Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial Street, #19, Malden, MA 02148. For more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com

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Peabody Funeral Home
15 Birch Street Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-2801
Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 15, 2013