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Anita R. Farrington

June 5, 1941 — April 6, 2023

Anita R. Farrington, 81, of Berlin, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 6, 2023, following a long illness. She was born on June 5, 1941 in Berlin, NH the daughter of the late George and Azilda (Marquis) Roy and resided in the area most of her life, having spent some time in California. Anita enjoyed walking and would often visit numerous people on her journeys including her frequent visits to Dunkin Donuts. She was very involved with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed having the entire family gather at her home and cooking for them.

Members of her family include her daughter Louise Guilbeault and husband Roger of Berlin; a son Roland Lavoie of Berlin; grandchildren Erik (Katie), Josh (Heather), Dana (Amanda) and Connor ; great-grandchildren Emma, Kylee, Avery, Morgan, Liam and Adley ; step-children Amy Farrington of North Carolina and Eric Farrington of Michigan; 3 sisters: Georgette McCosh of Berlin, Lorraine Rydin of Berlin and Simone Lariviere of Gorham; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her first husband Robert Lavoie; her second husband Richard R. Farrington on March 12, 2023; infant children Brian Lavoie and Roger Lavoie; and her sisters Theresa Lambert, Doris Payette and Lucille Lavoie; and a cherished nephew Keith Lavoie.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Karen Supry and North Country Home Health & Hospice for their excellent care, love and attention shown to Anita toward the end of her life.

A Graveside Service will be held on May 19, 2023 at 11AM, at the St. Anne Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Those who wish may make donations in her memory to the ALS Association - Northern New England Chapter at Arrangements are entrusted to Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin and Gorham. Memories and condolences can be shared online at

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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