Adrienne Lemerise


BERLIN, N.H. – Adrienne (Tardiff) Lemerise, 87, of Berlin, N.H., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 21, at the St. Vincent de Paul Healthcare Center.

She was born in Berlin, N.H., on Nov. 26, 1919, the daughter of Peter and Exilda (Royer) Tardiff and had lived most of her life in Berlin. She had been a matron at the Balsam’s Hotel in Dixville Notch, spending her winters at the Wilderness Ski Area.

Members of the family include two sons, Michael Lemerise of East Hampton, Mass., and George A. Lemerise of Jackson, N.H.; two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Anne Louise) Nusman of Bradenton, Fla., and Paula Peterson of International Falls, Minn.; five granddaughters; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, George Lemerise, on Dec. 4, 1996.