Funeral Notices


BOULETTE – Mitchell “Mitch” A., 60, died July 6. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 12, at the Old South Congregational Church, Main Street, Farmington. Interment will be later at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. Gifts may be given in Mitch’s memory to Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Arrangements under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan.

Lawhorne – Deborah M., 57, died July 1. A celebration of her life is planned for Tuesday, July 10, at the family home on School Street, in Stockton Springs, between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Those that have pictures and stories from Deb’s life are welcome to come and share them. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a contribution to Cure Autism Now, 5455 Wilshire Blvd, 2250, Los Angeles, CA 90036 or online at

LeBourdais – Bernice H., 91, died July 7. Visitation at Fortin
AUBURN, Monday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral at the funeral home, Tuesday 11 a.m. Committal to follow at North Auburn Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

Rioux – Elizabeth A. “Betty,” 75, died July 7. At her request, there are no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Frost Hill Ave., Lisbon Falls, Monday at 10 a.m. Committal and interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in Betty’s memory to Holy Trinity Parish Buliding Fund, 67 Frost Hill Ave., Lisbon Falls, ME 04252. A service of
Crosman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Lisbon Falls, 353-4951

Russell – Melvin D., 92, of Oxford, died Saturday, July 7. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 230 Main St., Norway. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, at the Oxford Seventh Day Adventist Church. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Funeral Service. Interment will immediately follow at the Webber Brook Cemetery in Oxford with Military Honors. Online condolences can be given in memory to the family at

Savignano – Eleanor, 72, of Auburn, died July 6. Funeral Services at the Christ Episcopal Church Chapel, 1132 Highland Ave., Needham, Tuesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery in Needham. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Eleanor’s name may be made to the Breast Cancer Development Office at Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02215. For online obituary and guest book,

Taylor – Betsy Sue, 57, died July 7. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 11, at 3 p.m. at
Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington, with the Rev. Brian Rebert officiating. Interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton on a later date. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in Betsy’s name to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 284 Main Street, Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294.

Webster – Philip E., 54, of Lewiston, died July 7. A private family service is planned. Arrangements under the care of
BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at [email protected]

Williams – Raylene L., 48, died July 1. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 14, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. A Service of the Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.