Funeral Notices for April 17


ANSEL — Fannie A., 44, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, April 12. Memorial services honoring Fannie’s life will be held SUNDAY at 3 p.m. at the South Lewiston Baptist Church, 1919 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, with the Rev. Bryan Church presiding. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Arrangements by PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

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.

CARTER — Lilla MacLaren died April 14. Friends may visit from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, where a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Burial will be at a later date in the family lot in Belfast. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Health Reach Hopsice & Volunteers of Kennebec Valley, 150 Dresden Ave., Gardiner, ME 04345. Condolences to the family may be sent via the funeral home website 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,

PLAVIN — Leonard died April 15. Services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Temple Shalom Synagogue, 74 Bradman St., Auburn. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sakolsky-Plavin and Friends of Bates Dance Endowment Fund, c/o Office of College Advancement, Bates College, 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Condolences may be expressed online at Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

ROBERTSON — Pauline, 98, of Auburn, died in Auburn, April 15. Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements by Dillingham & Son Memorial Chapel and Tribute Center of Auburn, 784-6449.