BLAKE – Karl E., 73, died Saturday, July 21, in Anson. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn.
BLANCHE – Charles E., 73, of Dixfield, died July 23. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin Street, Rumford, ME 04276, with a reception to follow at the Rumford American Legion Post 24. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Thursday, prior to the Memorial Service. Those who desire, please contribute to HOPE, 84 Lincoln Avenue, Rumford, ME 04276 in his memory. Visitations at 10 a.m. Thursday, Rumford Maine Lodge 862, B.P.O.E., at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the American Legion, VFW, DAV Posts and Aux’s. Online condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]
BROWN – Virginia S., 84, died July 22. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials in her memory are suggested to the Songo Pond Cemetery Association, C/O Norma Salway, P.O. Box 245, Bethel, ME 04217. Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon Street, Bethel.
BURGESS – Lawrence S., 83, formerly of Lewiston, died in Boca Raton, Fla., July 19. A memorial was held in Florida. Donations in his name may be sent to Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St., Auburn, 04210.
DENNIS – Mary C., 83, of Lewiston, died July 23. Funeral services will be held Friday, 10 a.m. at the GUY B. DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 101 Pine St., Lewiston. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Auburn. Visitation will be held Friday, from 9 a.m. till the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s name to the American Cancer Society, One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240.
GAGNE – Gerard B., 70, of Lewiston, died unexpectedly Saturday at his home. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.FuneralAlternatives.net Arranagements by Funeral Alternatives LLC, Lewiston.
LECOURS – Leola M., 80, of Rumford, died in Lewiston, July 21. At her request there are no public calling hours and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, 1 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at St. Athanasius and St. John Church, Rumford. Interment at St. John Cemetery, Rumford. Those who desire, please contribute to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main St., Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294 in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, 04276. Online condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]
LEMAY – Raymond L., 87, died July 23. Visitations at Fortin/Lewiston on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral at Holy Family Church, Wednesday at 11 a.m. Committal at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lewiston, 70 Horton St., 784-4584 www.thefortingroup.com
LIBBY – Charles Jr., 72, died July 22. At his request, there are no public calling hours. Friends are invited to attend graveside services 10 a.m. Friday, at the Demerritt Cemetery, West Peru. THOSE WHO ATTEND THE GRAVESIDE SERVICE, PLEASE WEAR SOMETHING BLUE. Those who desire, please contribute to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main Street, Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294 in his memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME. 3 Franklin Street, Rumford, ME 04276. Online condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]
MCWILLIAMS – Daniel J., 29, of Sabattus, died unexpectedly on Monday and went to be with Lord. A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army, 67 Park Street, Lewiston, the time and date will be announced. Major Lyle will be officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Daniel’s memory to the Salvation Army, 67 Park Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Condolences may be expressed at www.FuneralAlternatives.net Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives LLC, Lewiston.
PERRIER – Germaine B., 100, of Lewiston, died July 23. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Germaine’s life will be held WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Interment with committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com Visitation Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at the family owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023
Whiting – Raymond W. Sr., 77, died July 22.Visitation at Fortin/Auburn, Tuesday 4 to 6 p.m., with the service to follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends are invited to visit www.mem.com to pay tribute to Raymond’s life. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN 783-8545. www.thefortingroup.com