Funeral notices for Friday, Jan. 12


DONOVAN — Peter A., 29, died Wednesday, Jan. 3. A celebration of Peter’s life will be held Sunday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 158, 10 Webster Road, Lisbon.

ESMAN — Arthur Sr., 87, a resident of Monmouth, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Monmouth. Funeral services with full military service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Visiting hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Augusta.

HUGHES — Albert W. “Nick” Jr., of Sandy Springs and White Plains, Ga., passed away Friday, Jan. 5. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sandy Springs Chapel in Sandy Springs, Ga. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Northwest Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, with a family-only interment following at Arlington Memorial Park in Atlanta. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to the National Kidney Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Presbyterian Church or other charity of choice.

KEMP — Dorothy A., 71, a resident of Monmouth, died Monday, Jan. 8, in Lewiston. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at noon at the funeral home. Interment will be in the spring at Leeds Plains Cemetery, Plains Road, Leeds. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Monmouth, ME 04259.

LESSARD — Linda Jane (Smith), 58, died Saturday, Dec. 30. Services for Linda will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 505 E. Mt. View St., Barstow, Calif. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by the rosary at 10:30 a.m. and funeral Mass at 11 a.m. There will be a reception at 1 p.m. at the Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., Barstow, Calif. Memorial donations can be made to the Linda J. Lessard SPEC Scholarship Fund.

LOVEJOY — Rachel E., 90, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Peru. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at SG Thibault Funeral Home, where a celebration of life will follow at 5 p.m. Spring interment will be in Demeritt Cemetery in Peru. If so desired, contributions in Rachel’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, 364-4366.

MANSON — Lyndon “Red” B., 75, died Wednesday, Jan. 3. A memorial service and reception will be held at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Auburn on Spring Street beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. In lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable donations be made to

NOYES — Dorothy “Dot” Mae, 97, of Wilton, died Saturday, Jan. 6, in Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, from St. Rose of Lima Church, Jay. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Livermore Falls. Private family visitation. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be considered to either Catholic Charities of Maine, Development Office, P.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104-6060,, or to Meals on Wheels, c/o SeniorsPlus, 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston, ME 04240, Funeral services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay.

SINGLETON — Vince “Coach,” 66, died Thursday, Jan. 4. A memorial celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St., Lewiston, with reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St., Lewiston, ME 04240-7817.

STUART — David L., 78, died Tuesday, Jan. 2. In memory of him, and in honor of the supportive and loving care provided by his home care nurse along with the entire staff at the Hospice House, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice House via Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.

VACHON — Jules, 81, died Monday, Jan. 8. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 721 Webster St. in Lewiston at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.