BERLIN -- Robert A. "Bob" Delisle, 77, of Sullivan Street, died March 18, 2011, at Androscoggin Valley Hospital.
He was born on Feb 11, 1934, in Berlin, to Joseph F. and Pauline (Buteau) Delisle.
He was a graduate of Angel Guardian and Notre Dame High School Class of 1952. He also served in the U.S. Army.
Retiring in 1996, he was the health officer for the City of Berlin for 30 years. He then became commissioner of the Berlin Water Works Department for Ward 4 for 11 years.
He was a member of the American Public Health Association, Evironmental Association of the U.S., Building and Housing Officials of New Hampshire, and a former member of the State of New Hampshire Milk Sanitation Board.
He was a member of Angel Guardian Church, now known as St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. He was involved in many parish activities.
IN HIS LIFE: He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rachel L. (Gilbert) Delisle of Berlin; three children, Denis Delisle and his wife, Rachel, of Gorham, Diane Desgroseilliers and her husband, Paul, of Manchester and Maurice Delisle and his wife, Carol, of Berlin; seven grandchildren, Andrea Pearl and her husband, John, of Salem, Mass., Stephanie Delisle of Kennebunk, Maine, Natalie Delisle of Whitefield, Nicole Desgroseilliers of Manchester, Nathaniel, Chantel, and Cameron Delisle all of Berlin; two great-granddaughters, Taylor Wright and Sydney Pearl; a brother, Richard Delisle and his wife, Tina, of Berlin; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Conrad and Cecile Gilbert of Burlington, Vt.; many nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Rev. Mark E. Dollard will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Kieran Cemetery in Berlin.
Calling hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High St., Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital Memorial Fund, 59 Page Hill Road, Berlin, NH 03570. Online guestbook at www.fleury-patry.com.