CRAIG — Christine D. “Chris,” 58, of Lovell, died Tuesday, Sept. 12. A Celebration of her Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Lovell Fire Station, 3 Hatch Hill Road, Lovell. Gifts may be given in Chris’ memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter, 101A First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451. Arrangements are in the care of the Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg.
DICONZO — Bernice J., 83, of Rumford, died Tuesday, Sept. 12. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Monday, Sept. 18, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius & St. John Church, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford. Interment will be at St. Johns Cemetery, Rumford. Those who desire, please contribute to either St. Joseph’s Indian School, P.O. Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57325, or to the DAV, P.O. Box 3415, Augusta, ME 04330, in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford.
DUBE — Paul L., 69, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 11, at Togus. A visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m, at Fortin/Lewiston. A funeral service will immediately follow the visitation at Fortin/Lewiston. Those wishing to make a donation in Paul’s name may do so to V.A. V.S. Hospice Unit, Voluntary Services 135, Dept. of Vet Affairs, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME, 04330. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4584.
FORREST — Virginia “Bunny,” 95, of Norway, died Tuesday, Sept. 12. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 17 E. Main St., South Paris. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her name to the McLaughlin Garden Preservation Fund, C/O Rainbow Federal Credit Union, 172 Pine St., South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are in the care of the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.
JACKSON — Ruth A., 65, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Auburn. A Memorial Service will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. at Fortin/Auburn. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, ME 04210. 783-4585.
MACDONALD — Robert passed away Friday, Sept. 8. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Federated Church in Skowhegan, followed by a graveside service at Southside Cemetery with food served at the church’s Tewksbury Hall immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Federated Church, PO Box 504, Skowhegan, ME 04976. Online condolences may be expressed at email@example.com. Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.
RICE — Rose J., 77, of Oxford, died in Portland on Tuesday, Sept. 12. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Foster-Carroll Post 72, South Paris, with a brief service at 2 p.m. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.
SMITH III — Paul William, of Wales, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2. Services to be held at First United Pentecostal Church of Livermore Falls at a date to be announced at a later time. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4584.
VAILLANCOURT — Gerard J., 89, of Lewiston, died Saturday, Sept. 9. Visitation will be held at The Fortin Funeral Home in Lewiston on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Sunday at 3 p.m. Those wishing may make donations in Gerard’s memory to: The Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice House Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4584.
WILSON — Linda (LaRoche), died Wednesday, Sept. 13. At Linda’s request, there will be no memorial service.