Funeral Notices


BROWN – Barbara A., 75, a resident of Oxford, died in Lewiston, July 5. Funeral services honoring Barbara’s Life will be held TUESDAY, 11 a.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Trueworthy presiding. Burial with graveside committal prayers to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Visitation Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the family owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at

CLICHE – Liliette “Bobbi” E., 82, of Lewiston, died July 5. A memorial Mass will be held on MONDAY at 1 p.m. at Holy Cross Church. Committal will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. at
Funeral Alternatives LLC, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be expressed online at

GIRARDIN – Gail F., 70, a resident of Greene, died in Auburn, July 5. A Celebration of Life service honoring her life will be held
TUESDAY 11 a.m. from the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham & Son. Graveside Committal prayers to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn. Memorial donations in Gail’s memory may be made to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn, ME 04210. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Arrangements by the family owned DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL & TRIBUTE CENTER, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449

Johnson – Rowena M., 73, of Portsmouth, N.H., died Friday, July 6. A funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 8, at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home, Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad St., Portsmouth, N.H. Friends are invited. Interment will be held at 12 Noon, Monday, July 9, at Lakeside Cemetery, Route 4, Livermore, ME. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA, at ASPCA Tributes, 110 Fifth Ave., 2nd floor, New York, N.Y. 10011

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.

Moran – Michael E. Sr., 84, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston July 3. A mass of Christian Burial will be held
Wednesday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Burial with Military Honors to follow at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, in Augusta. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Visitation, Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the family owned Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4023.

PARSONS – Allan D., 46, of Farmington, died in Turner, July 5. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 12, in the Starbird Building at the Farmington Fair Grounds, with full honors provided by the Maine EMS Honor Guard/Color Guard. Family and friends are invited to call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at the Wiles Remembrance Center,
Rt. 2, 137 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington. Gifts may be given in Allan’s memory to the Monmouth Rescue Association, Attn: Chief Stephen Harrison, P.O. Box 426, Monmouth, ME 04259, Maine EMS Memorial, c/o KVEMS, 71 Halifax St., Winslow, ME 04901, or National EMS Memorial Service, P.O. Box 279, Oilville, VA 23129-0279. Words of condolence may be expressed by e-mailing [email protected]

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

THOMAS – Henry W. “Okie” Thomas, 83, died June 4. Funeral services 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at the
MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Saturday, prior to the funeral. Those who desire in lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 33 Silver St., Portland, ME 04101, in his memory. Online condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]