Funeral notices for Saturday, Sept. 23


ARSENAULT — Gregory L. “Greg,” 62, of Mexico, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Lewiston. A Celebration of Greg’s Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Mexico Rec Park, Route 17 in Mexico. At the family’s request dress is casual and please bring a lawn chair. If so desired contributions in Greg’s memory may be made to the Fireman’s Relief Association, c/o Mexico Fire Department, 118 Main St., Mexico, ME 04257. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276. 364-4366.

ELIASEN — Anna Riitte, 72, of Saco, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21. Friends and relatives may call at The Salvation Army Corps, 2 Church St., Old Orchard Beach on Saturday, Sept. 23, 10:30 to 11 a.m. A Service will be at 11 a.m. at the Corps with a reception to follow. Burial will be at Kensico Cemetery, next to her husband in Val Halla, N.Y. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation, 365 Main St., Saco are entrusted with her arrangements.

RANDALL —James A., 76, of Readfield, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, in Portland. There will be a memorial at Port City Auto Auction located on Route 197, County Road in Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to your local Humane Society. Arrangements by Affordable Cremation Solution LLC, Auburn.

RIORDAN — Judith-Ann (Boyce), 78, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17. Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Crosman Funeral Home, followed by a Memorial Service at noon in the funeral home. Committal and interment will follow in the family lot at Hillside Cemetery in Lisbon Falls. A service of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.

ROSS — Reginald W., 78, of West Paris, died on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St., West Paris, ME 04289. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

STEARNS — Timothy B., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 20. A Commitment ceremony will be held at the Center Lovell Cemetery, Center Lovell, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. A celebration will follow at 3 p.m. at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester. All are welcome. Donations in Tim’s memory can be made to the VA Maine Health Care System, 71 Togus Springs, 1 VA Medical Center, Augusta, ME 04330.

TOOTHAKER — Zelma M., 96, of North Chesterville, died Wednesday, Sept. 20. Public memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. Interment will follow at Webster Cemetery, Farmington. Those who desire may consider remembrance gifts in Zelma’s memory to either the Sandy River Center, Activities Department, 119 Livermore Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938, or Chesterville Grange #20, c/o Karen Locke, 94 Valley Rd., Chesterville, ME 04938.

VAILLANCOURT — Therese Marie C., 93, of Auburn, died in Auburn on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m. in the Upper Church of the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in Therese’s memory to the Hospice House Fund of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, or the Maine Franco-American Genealogical Society, 277 Turner St., Auburn, for books to be dedicated in her memory in the research library. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

WELLS — Amie J., 41, of Greene, died Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Auburn. Visitation at Fortin Lewiston on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. with the service to follow at 3 p.m. Amie’s favorite color was purple, so if you wish, wear purple in the Celebration of her Life. In lieu of sending flowers, the family is asking that you donate to help cover the cost of the funeral service. All money raised will go directly to the funeral expenses, and any excess will go directly to Amie’s husband, Dennis, for the family. Please donate to one of the following funds: or Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.