Cecile A. Bourque, 91, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday January 12, 2022 at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born in Berlin, NH on April 15, 1930 the daughter of Thomas and Exilda (Cote) Salvas and was a lifelong resident except for the time she spent living in Europe while her husband was in the service. She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish and enjoyed cross country skiing and traveling, having visited many places with her children. She especially enjoyed gathering with her family during the holidays and sharing her always deliciously prepared meals.
Family includes her children Claire White and husband Stewart of Berlin, NH, Denise Pike and husband Scott of Gorham, NH and Louise Lessard and husband Richard of Gorham, NH; 5 grandchildren Sarah Presuto and husband Thor, Meghan Williams, Holly Soprano and husband Matthew, Steven Lessard and Kendra St. Onge and Kara Lessard and significant other Greg Wilson; 2 great grandchildren Luca and Aria; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Clarence Bourque and 14 siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday January 14, 2022 at 1 PM at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in St. Kieran Cemetery. Due to the ongoing Covid concerns, there will be no calling hours. Everyone attending are required to wear masks and meet directly at church. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Activities Fund, 29 Providence Ave., Berlin, NH, 03570. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.