Funeral Notices for April 27

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BARTLETT — Charles Elwell, 89, died April 20. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial graveside service which will take place Friday, April 30, at 1 p.m. at West Bowdoin Cemetery. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Bartlett family by visiting their guestbook at www.crosmanfuneralhome.com. A service of CROSMAN FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND MONUMENT SERVICE, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls 353-4951.

BATES — Ada B., 95, formerly of Sumner and South Paris, died in Falmouth, Mass., April 21. There will be a graveside service at a later date in East Sumner. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to: Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc., 712 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601.

BONNEAU — Lila M. (Hammond), 83, of Auburn, died in Auburn, April 24. A celebration of Lila’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Minot United Methodist Church, 142 Minot Ave., Minot. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in honor of Lila to the Minot United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 63, Minot, ME 04258.

BRADFORD — Robert Francis (Bob), formerly of Locke Mills, died in Brunswick, April 25. A service will be held at 1 p.m. at the Wiscasset First Congregational Church on Saturday followed by a reception at the Westport Town Hall. Flowers from immediate family members only please and donations may be made in his memory to the Boston University Vasculitis Center, 72 East Concord St., E533, Boston, MA 02118.

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COOMBS — Richard W., 71, of Otisfield, died in Portland on Thursday, April 22. A celebration of life was held Friday at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Rd. Casco. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

DESMARAIS — Therese M., died on April 24. Visitation at Fortin / Lewiston on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Prince of Peace Parish at Holy Family Church on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Committal will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make donations in Therese’s name may do so to The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4584.

DOUCETTE — Irene M. (Philippon), 64, formerly of Lewiston, died in San Ramon, Calif., April 20. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough, Mass. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hays  Funeral Home, 56 Main St., (Route 20) Northborough, Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For online condolences or directions, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

GILBERT — Laurier, 61, of Mechanic Falls died April 26. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Larry’s name to the John Murphy Home, 146 North Main St., Mechanic Falls, ME 04246. Online condolences may be shared at www.dostiefuneralhome.com. 782-8221.

GILL — Oliver W. III (Cliff), 72, died in West Poland, April 16. At his request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in memory of Oliver W. Gill III to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Leukemia Research, 10 Brookline Place West, sixth Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home, Casco.

GODIN — Wilfred “Will’ P., 88, husband of Mary Walmsley Godin, and resident of Auburn, died in Auburn, April 25. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Wilfred’s life will be celebrated THURSDAY at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish. Graveside committal prayers to follow with military honors at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Janet Walmsley Lalonde, who died earlier this year, who is a sister-in-law to Wilfred, will be intered with graveside committal prayers at Mt. Hope Cemtery immediately after Wilfred’s committal so that both families can be together. Memorial donations in Will’s memory may be made to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Family and friends are invited to visit Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL & TRIBUTE CENTER 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

HANNIGAN — Debbie R. died April 21. A graveside service will be held May 1, at 1 p.m. at Ludlow Cemetery, Ludlow. In lieu of flowers, Deb’s wish is that all kids have hats and mittens. Please make a donation to a local children’s charity to support her wish.

HILL — Barry W., 63, died April 7 in Florida. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Oxford Hills Special Olympics in his name for Peter Hill, c/o Cara Maloney, 256 Main St., South Paris, ME 04281. Friends may sign the guest book for the family at www.horizoncremation.com.

JOHNSON — Barbara E., 72, a former resident of Jay, died Sunday, April 25, in Farmington. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at United Pentecostal Church, Union Street, Livermore Falls. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Fayette Road, Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org, or 1-800-diabetes or mail your contribution to: American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

LAFLAMME — Paul J., 87, died on April 24. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Internment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Health System, Development Office, P.O. Box 7291, Lewiston, ME 04243-7291. Condolences and donations may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

MARQUIS — Doris “Dottie” May, 55, died April 24. There will be no public visiting hours. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Northern Avenue, Augusta. Those who desire, may make donations to: Lyme Disease Association, P.O. Box 1438, Jackson, NJ, 08527.

MATHIEU — Joseph B. M., 78, died on April 23. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m., at Holy Cross Church. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to either the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494, or to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Donations, condolences and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

PERREAULT — Renald R., 72, of Biddeford, died in Lewiston Friday, April 23. A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hope Memorial Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, 04005. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Diabetes Assoc. (Portland/Auburn), 80 Elm St., Portland, ME 04101

PHINNEY — George D. Jr., 87, of Norway died Saturday, April 24, in Norway. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation and memorial service from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in George’s memory to Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, 1389 Bridgton Road, Fryeburg, ME 04031. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.

ROBERTS — Terry B., 73, of Winthrop and Southport, left this world peacefully and began his new journey on Monday, April 26. A full obituary may be viewed at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.

SMITH — Hazel H., 96, of Farmington, died at Farmington, Saturday, April 24. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside Cemetery in Farmington with the Rev. John Tolman, officiating. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Funeral Home, Cremation Service & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. Words of condolence and tribute may be shared with the family at www.wilesrc.com.

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