ANCTIL — Fleurange “Flo” U., 97, of Lewiston died Monday, April 10. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 17, from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by a Liturgy of the Word Service at 11 a.m. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
CLOUTIER — Lorraine M., 71 passed away Tuesday, April 11. Visitation will be held at Fortin/Auburn on Monday, April 17, from 2 to 4 p.m and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, upper church, 122 Ash Street, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, Lorraine asked that you share a smile and random of act of kindness with a stranger, and the family asks that you make a donation in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org. A service of the Fortin Group Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services ,217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.
GRINDLE — Brian James, 51, of Sanford and formerly of Pownal, died Wednesday, April 12. A small gathering will be held Saturday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at the Grindle property, 41 Tuttle Road, Pownal. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, feel free to bring a live plant to the gathering and we will plant them around Brian’s resting place.
LEGERE — Mary Lou, 85, of Jay, passed Wednesday, April 12, in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. April 28 at St Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visitation at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral Mass. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. Arrangements by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.
NELSON — Joanne B., 77, died April 12. Per her request, there will be no services. Cards of condolence and donations in her memory may be sent to her daughter, Amy Collins, P.O. Box 45, Portage, ME 04768 to help with her funeral expenses.
PROFFITT — Charles E. Sr., 69, of East Dixfield passed away Thursday, April 13. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, April 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Wednesday April 19, at 2 p.m. at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charlie’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, 364-4366.
RADLEY — Patricia J., 76, died April 8. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.
ROY — Madeline, of Durham passed away Saturday, April 8. A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, May 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at the AMVETS Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Durham. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives, Lewiston.
SANDS — John E., 84, passed away Wednesday, April 12. A visitation will be held Wednesday, April 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fortin/Auburn. A liturgy of the word will immediately follow the visitation at 7 p.m. at Fortin/Auburn. A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn. 783-8545.
SMITH — Barbara T., 90, of Auburn passed away Thursday, April 13. Per Barbara’s wishes, services will be private. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Barbara’s memory to a local charity of choice. Arrangements are under the care of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.