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.
FARRINGTON – Floyd H., 83, formerly of Wilton, died in Green Valley, Ariz., July 5. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 27, at First Parish Congregational Church in Saco. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1701 Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
FRANKLIN – Paul R., 76, died in Winchester, Mass., July 15. Calling hours will be on Friday, July 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St., Reading, Mass. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 21, at 1 p.m. at Old South United Methodist Church, Reading, Mass. Burial will be private.
HERRICK – Rita M., 75, of Mechanic Falls, died July 14. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 21, 11 a.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls, with interment to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Remembrance donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.westonchandler.com
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.
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
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
TRAINOR – Paul F., 63, of Andover, died Saturday, July 14. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m., Friday, July 20, at St. Athanasius, St. John Church, Rumford. Interment at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Andover. Calling hours 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276. Those who desire please contribute to the Andover Fire and Rescue Department, Andover, ME 04216 in his memory. Online condolences and memories may be shared at firstname.lastname@example.org