Laura Lee Viger, 55, of 554 Second Ave., Berlin, NH passed away on Tuesday July 17, 2012 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. She was born in Berlin on October 8, 1956 the daughter of the late Richard E. and Yvette E. (Ruel) Viger and was a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of Berlin High School and UNH. Laura was employed by the City of Berlin for 37 years, in several capacities and retired as the Director of Community Services. Laura was a past recipient of the Sylvia Evans Award in 2011 and the Laura Lee Viger Botanical Garden was named in her honor. She enjoyed time with her family and friends, painting and serving her community. She helped organize many worthy causes, including her involvement with Special Olympics, the Michael Durant Welcome Home Celebration, the candlelight vigil for Randy Rosenberg, the new running track and field at Berlin High School, girls softball and hockey, the Riverfire and the down town sculpture park.
Members of the family include 2 brothers Richard Viger and wife Diane of Concord, NH and Joe Viger of Freedom, NH; nephews Bridger Viger, Turner Viger, Richard D. Viger and his wife Molly; great nephews Matthew and Shawn; an aunt, an uncle, cousins and many friends.
A Celebration of her Life will be held on Saturday July 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Berlin Recreation Department, First Ave., Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment will be at a later date in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Anyone who wishes may make a donation to a charity of one’s choice in her memory.