Mr. Wilfrid Clement “Willie” Hebert, 83, of W. Milan, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Thursday, October 12, 2023. He was born on August 8, 1940 in Windsor, Quebec, Canada the 13th child of the late George & Eva Hebert and worked for several local businesses before moving to Berlin in his late 20's. Throughout his life he worked as a Master Electrician for various employers including Brown Company and White Mountain Lumber before retiring in 2003. He was a talented musician and singer, playing in several bands in Canada, Berlin and Florida, including 'Suspicious Minds' and 'Harbor Lights' and enjoyed getting together with his relatives the Riendeaus as well as other friends to play music. He was a Certified Fender Technician for Catello's Music Store for several years. In his younger years he played hockey and rode motorcycles. For many years they spent winters in Florida and spending time at Old Orchard Beach camping. In Florida he spent a great amount of time helping friends and neighbors troubleshooting and repairing their electric problems, much of which he did for free. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom he was very proud of.
Members of his family include his wife of 63 years Denise Hebert of W. Milan; his children: Jocelyn Hebert and wife Kendra of Loudon, NH, Sylvie Whitcomb and husband Jonathan of Lee, NH, Nathalie Merrick and husband Paul of Gig Harbor, WA; a daughter-in-law Denise Hebert of Milan; grandchildren: Marissa, Chantal, Judy, Craig, Nicholas, Kristin, Nathan, Karra, Matthew, Carolyn and Jacob; great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Ella and Harper; several in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son Luc Hebert, a great-grandson Samuel Hebert, as well as his 12 siblings.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, October 30, 2023 and 4-6pm at the Bryant & Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. He will be buried in Canada with family at a later date. Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.