ALLARD – Claire M., 77, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, July 15. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring her life will be held on THURSDAY at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Burial with committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those willing to make memorial contributions in memory of Claire may do so at Camden National Bank, Canal Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by the family-owned DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL & TRIBUTE CENTER, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.
ARSENAULT – Andrew A.C., died June 27. Committal prayers will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at St. John Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276.
BEDNARCZYK – Stephanie, 88, died on July 16. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819, or online at www.ahch.org. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
BILLINGS – Larry A. Sr., 58, of Norway, died in Woodstock, July 16. Family and friends may attend visitation on Thursday, July 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at Norway Pine Grove Cemetery in South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com
BUSSIERE – Constance P., 68, a resident of Auburn, died in Auburn, July 16. Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by the family-owned Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
CRAIG – Lucile G. (Andrews) died July 16. A memorial service wll be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Abington, Mass., with interment later at the family cemetary in North Paris. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Memorial Fund, First Baptist Church of Abington; or the charity of your choice.
GAGNE – Richard A., 65, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, July 18. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on FRIDAY at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Lewiston and Auburn Kidney Center, 710 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240, the American Heart Association Maine Affiliate Inc., P.O. Box 346, Augusta, ME 04330-0346; or to the St. Mary’s Breast and Cancer Center, 95-97 Campus Ave., Suite 6, Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. only at the family-owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, 784-4023.
HODGINS – William, 81, died July 15. At the request of the deceased, services will be private. Interment, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Houlton. Donations may be made in his memory to the Mid Coast Chapter, American Red Cross, 16 Community Way, Topsham ME 04086, or to your local animal shelter. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
HUNTOON – Rupert Rowe, formerly of Rangeley, died in Sugar Land, Texas, July 15. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Rangeley Free Baptist Church in Rangeley. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery. A reception will be held at the church after the burial service. Arrangements are being made by the Strong Funeral Home, Damariscotta. In lieu of flowers, memory donations can be made to the Rangeley Historical Society, or Rangeley Free Baptist Church.
JOHNSON – Ann of Auburn died on July 17, after 78 years well-lived. Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages you to contribute to your favorite charity in Ann’s honor. Condolences may be expressed online at www.FuneralAlternatives.net. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives LLC, Lewiston.
MORNREAULT – Elmer A., 70, died July 17. Visitation Fortin/Auburn on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral Sacred Heart Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, ME 04240, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com
NORTON – Esther I., 67, died July 16. Visitation at Crosman Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 to noon with the funeral to follow at noon. Family and friends are invited to visit www.mem.com to pay tribute to Esther’s life. Memorial donations can be made to the Nazerine Church of Lisbon Falls, 188 Main St., Lisbon Falls, ME 04252. A service of Crosman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951, www.crosmanfuneralhome.com
RAY – Virgil V. Jr., 86, formerly of Turner, died in Auburn, July 16. Memorial services will be held on SATURDAY at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham & Son, with the Rev. Debra Breault presiding. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Virgil’s memory may be made to Clover Manor Activities Fund, 440 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL & TRIBUTE CENTER, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449
RECORD – Richard P., 85, died July 12. Visiting hours are on July 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wound Center at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 100 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.
ROWE – Cecile L. Nichols, 77, of Farmingdale died in Augusta July 17. At Cecile’s request, there will be no visiting hours. A committal service will be held at the Father LeClair Chapel of the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive in Augusta on Monday at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330. Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta. www.khrfuneralhomes.com
STONE – Willard, 84, of Poland, died in Auburn July 15. Services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com