BISSONETTE — Raymond J. “Ray,” 77, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11. A private, family memorial service is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ray’s memory to the American Lung Association, www.lung.org.
BRAGG — Joyce I., 81, of Sabattus, died Wednesday, Jan. 10. Visitation will be Sunday at The Fortin Funeral Home in Lewiston from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at The Fortin Funeral Home in Lewiston. Committal services will be held in the spring at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sabattus. A Service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.
CADENELLI — Myrtle, 98, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, in South Paris. A memorial service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Hall in South Paris on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 376, S. Paris, ME 04281, or to Beacon Hospice, 245 Center St., Suite 10A, Auburn, ME 04210.
CIAK — Chester Paul, 89, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, 207 Hayes Ave., Endicott, N.Y., at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Chet’s name to the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute Fund at CMMC, 300 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
FRECHETTE — Yvette M., 96, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary in Sabattus. A committal will immediately follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545.
GALLANT — Ivon J., 89, of Rumford, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, in Rumford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, 364-4366.
JAMBARD — Normand R., 93, of Lewiston, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, in Auburn. A funeral Mass honoring Normand’s life will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Lower Chapel). Committal services will follow Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in Normand’s memory to the Hospice House of Androscoggin, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Visitation will be held Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service, at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
LAUSIER — Lorraine I., 93, of Bangor, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at St. John’s Catholic Church, St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 207 York St., Bangor. A spring burial will take place in Sanford. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor.
LEAVITT — Leona, 81, of Wilton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11. Public memorial services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. Interment in the spring will be held at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be considered to the Wilton Area Food Pantry, P.O. Box 517, Wilton, ME 04294.
LOVEJOY — Rachel E., 90, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Peru. A time of sharing and remembering 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 www.copdfoundation.org.
PARE — Penny, 75, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, in Lewiston. A celebration of life is being held at Gracelawn, from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15. The family wishes to extend heartfelt appreciation to the M1 staff at CMMC, as well as the hospice staff from Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice. Flowers can be sent to Gracelawn, or contributions may be made to any of Penny’s preferred charities: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society and the National Cancer Society.
TREMBLAY — Mark E., 71, of Waltham, Mass., passed away Monday, Dec. 11. A graveside service with military honors will take place at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale, later in the spring. The date and time will be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark’s memory may be made to the Hospice Program, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Spring Road, Bedford, MA. 01730. The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.
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.