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Paula R. (Poissant) Bryant



Paula R. Bryant, 63, of Franklin passed at Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Oct. 16, 2019.


She was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on March 5, 1956 the daughter of  Paul and Rita (Brunelle) Poissant.  She lived most of her life in Franklin and was a 1975 graduate of Franklin High School.


Paula and her husband operated Central State Cleaning and Maintenance for several years.


Paula loved to cook.  She enjoyed horseback riding, trips to the ocean, and up to the mountains.

But most of all, she loved being a mother and wife.


She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Wally Bryant of Franklin, 2 daughters: Kristen (Bryant) Labbe of Port Richey, FL, and Brittany (Bryant) LaPointe of Franklin, 2 granddaughters, Summer Bryant and Auri LaPointe, her mother, Rita Pelland and her husband Larry of Hudson, NH, a brother, Gerald (Poissant) Fisher and his wife JoAnn of Bedford, her sister, Michelle Onsager and husband Hans of Shirley, MA,   and nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father, Paul C. Poissant who died in 1992.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 at 10 am in St. Gabriel Parish, 110 School St., Franklin.  Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Tilton.


Donations in memory of Paula may be made to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Dana Farber/Brigham & Womens Cancer Center, or Avalon Animal Hospital.

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home is Franklin is assisting Paula’s family.

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Mass of Christian Burial
October 21, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul Church of St. Gabriel Parish
110 School St.
Franklin, NH 03235


Norris-Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth
One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon NH 03756

Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock
One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon NH 03756

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
10 Brookline Place, W 6th floor, Brookline MA 02445
Tel: 1-800-525-4669

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