Rita L. Carrier (1928 - 2011)

BERLIN - Rita L. Carrier, 82, a longtime resident of Grafton Street, died Feb. 4, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 28, 1928, in Berlin, the daughter of Raoul and Albertine (Therrien) Roberge.

She was a graduate of the Class of 1947 from Notre Dame High School in Berlin. On Sept. 23, 1950, she married Oscar J. "OJ" Carrier, and they celebrated 60 years of marriage prior to his death Nov. 21, 2010.

She will be remembered as an outstanding homemaker, provider and communicator. Her family was her top priority. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Berlin.

Family members include sons Donald Carrier of Manchester, Dennis Carrier of Berlin and Roger Carrier of Berlin; daughters Elaine Larrivee of Berlin, Theresa McCauley of Gorham and Lisa Poulin of Berlin; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister Lorraine Gagnon of Berlin; several nieces and nephews.

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SERVICES: Calling hours are Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in Fleury-Patry Funeral

Home, 72 High St., Berlin. (Use School Street entrance). A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Berlin. The Rev. Mark E. Dollard will officiate.

Interment will be at the family plot in St. Anne Cemetery, Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to AVH Home Health & Hospice, 59 Page Hill Road, Berlin 03570.

Online guest book is at www.fleury-patry.com or mem.com.






Funeral Home

Fleury-Patry Funeral Home
72 High Street Berlin, NH 03570
(603) 752-4144

Published in Union Leader on Feb. 6, 2011