ADAMS – athleen I., 85, formerly of East Madison, died in Winthrop on Sunday, Jan. 21. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Church of the Nazarene, East Madison Road, Skowhegan. Arrangements by BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Interment in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, River Road, Solon. The family will meet for a reception at the fellowship hall at the Church of the Nazarene in Madison following the service. If desired, contributions may be made either to the Maine Alzheimer’s Association, Inc., 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101, Hospice Volunteers of ennebec Valley, 150 Dresden Ave., Gardiner, ME 04345 or to Skowhegan Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 513, Skowhegan, ME 04976. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at [email protected]
BENSON – Sadie “Sally” Mae, 89, of Farmington, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, in Farmington. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Middle Street in Farmington. Interment will be in the spring at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edgewood Manor Activity Fund, 121 Fairbanks Road, Farmington, ME 04938.
BROOS – Mary T., 75, of Lewiston died Saturday, Jan. 20, at Montello Manor. All services and burial will be private at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed online at www.LynchBrothers.com. Arrangements by the family-owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
CYR – Walter A., 51, died on Jan. 12. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Sabattus. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, Northern New England Region, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086, or online at www.cancer.org. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
DEAN – Lena Hill, 91, of West Paris, died in West Paris on Saturday, Jan. 20. An hour of visitation will be held at the West Paris Universalist Church on Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. with funeral services at 2 p.m. with Marilyn Hammond officiating. Spring burial will be in earsarge, N.H. Memorial contributions are requested to the West Paris Universalist-Unitarian Church, P.O. Box 36, West Paris, ME 04289. Arrangements by Andrews Funeral Home, 64 Andrews Road, South Woodstock.
GIASSON -Michael J., of Waldo Street, Rumford, died Jan. 19. There will be no visiting hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Mexico. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. Maine Affiliate, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 98R, Portland, ME 04101. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.
GURNEY – Evelyn Mae, of Rumford, died Friday, Jan. 19. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Mexico. Spring interment will be in Demeritt Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in Evelyn’s memory may be made to Mcennel’s Animal Adoption Agency, 88 Hall Hill Road, Rumford, ME 04276. Relatives and friends who desire may pay tribute to Evelyn at www.mem.com. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.
LAVOIE – Georgette B., 79, of Lewiston, died Saturday, Jan. 20, in Auburn. Visitation on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church with her nephew, the Rev. Paul Marquis, celebrating. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions in Georgette’s memory to the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. You may also send tributes to the family at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240, 207-784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com
TRUMAN – Leon R. “Stubby,” 65, of Norway, died Friday, Jan. 19. Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Rte. 26, Oxford. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Congregational Church, South Paris, with the Rev. Donald Mayberry officiating. Interment will be in the spring at the Lakeview Cemetery, Watson Road, Norway. In lieu of flowers, donations in Leon’s memory may be sent to the Norway-Paris Fish and Game Club, P.O. Box 123, Norway, ME 04268, or to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Topsham, ME 04086.