Funeral Notices for April 16


BRILLANT — A memorial service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. Roger will be interred with his family at St. John’s Cemetery, Brunswick at a later date.

BROWN — James Alan, 52, died April 7. Visitation the Fortin Group/Auburn Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. A celebration of James’ life will follow at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Committal will be held at a later date at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Brown family by visiting their guest book at A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 04210, 783-8545.

CADORETTE — Sister Simone (Sister Binette), 95, died in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, April 14. Her funeral will take place at the Mother House at 1:30 p.m. on April 17. She will be inhumed at the community cemetery.

LAMKIN — Janette W., 78, of Chesterville, died at Farmington, Thursday, April 15. Private family services. Interment will be at the Webster Cemetery in Chesterville. Gifts may be given in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 797, Wilton, ME 04294. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Words of condolence and tribute may be shared with her family at

LANNON — Reginald Vernon, formerly of Rumford, died Dec. 28, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366,

MAYNARD — Paul Michael died April 7. A rememberance gathering for all his friends and family will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at USM Lewiston-Auburn, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston. Use the front entrance.

MURPHY — Joline B., 63, of Searsport, died Tuesday, April 13. Family and friends will gather for visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday April 17 at Young Funeral Home, 31 West Main St., Searsport. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joline’s memory may be made to Knox County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04915.

PATTERSON — Barbara A. Barrows (Bartos), 71, of River Road, died in Topsham, April 14. Visiting hours from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Topsham. If desired, donations may be made in her memory to the Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011, or to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Condolences can be expressed at

THOMPSON — Dera l., 80, of Norway died Tuesday, April 13, at her residence in Norway. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Dera’s life on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dera’s memory may be made to the Norway-Paris Lyons Club, c/o Ray Glover, 57 Mountain View Drive, South Paris, ME 04281. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at