BARD — Wesley Elton, 81, died Friday, Sept. 8, at Togus VA Center. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 at the West Bowdoin Cemetery on West Road, Bowdoin.
CROTEAU — Raymond, 84, formerly of Lewiston, died in South Paris on Sunday, Sept. 10. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and again from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association Maine, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME, 04074. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
DUNN — Amos A., 87, of Mechanic Falls, died in South Paris on Monday, Sept. 11. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Poland. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Maine Veterans’ Home, Activity Fund, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.
DUBE — Paul L., 69, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 11, at Togus. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm 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, Maine 04240. 784-4584.
FRANCHETTI — June A., 76, of Winthrop, died at Augusta on Monday, Sept. 11. Private family services at Holy Cross Cemetery, Livermore Falls. Remembrance gifts may be given to the Make-A-Wish America Gift Processing, 4742 North 24th St., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Rd. (Rte. 133) Jay.
GALLANT — Jean Paul, 66, a resident of Lewiston, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6. Memorial donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330. A Memorial gathering honoring Paul’s life will be held Friday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
HARRISON — Debra A. (Cyr)., 58, died Monday, Sept. 11. A memorial service will be held at the Universalist Unitarian Church in Auburn at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16.
HILTON — Shirley J., of Norridgewock, passed away in her home on Friday, Sept. 8. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at the First Congregational Church, 36 River Rd., Norridgewock, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Internment will follow at Sunset View Cemetery on Route 2 in Norridgewock. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan. Remembrances may be made to the First Congregational Church in her honor.
JACKSON — Ruth A., 65, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, in Auburn. A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11am at Fortin/Auburn. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-4585.
MACDONALD — Robert passed away on Friday, Sept. 8. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Federated Church in Skowhegan, followed by graveside service at Southside Cemetery with food served at the church’s Tweksbury Hall immediately after the service. In Lieu Of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Federated Church, PO Box 504, Skowhegan, ME 04976. On line condolences may be expressed at [email protected] Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.
PARLIN — Metrton Cyrus, 82, died Monday, Sept. 11. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 11 AM at the American Legion hall on Maple Street in Madison. A committal service will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, at 12 PM in Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. In lieu of flowers please make donations to People Who Care Food Cupboard, PO Box 316, Madison, Maine 04950. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Giberson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Madison.
PASTOR — Audrey L., 84, of Rumford, died Friday, Sept. 8, in Farmington. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at noon on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford. Friends are invited to call after 11 a.m. Friday prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sandy River Center, 119 Livermore Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938, in Audrey’s memory.
SWEENEY — Charles E., of Jay, died Tuesday, Sept. 12. Family and friends are invited to a memorial visitation from 1-3 PM on Saturday Sept. 16 at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Rd. (Rte. 133) Jay. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3 PM, with full military honors. Following services, a reception will be held at the Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post #3335, Rte. 133, Jay. All are welcome.
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 p.m. to 3 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 3 p.m. Those wishing may make donations in Gerard’s memory to: The Androscoggin Home Care and 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.