BOISVERT — Irene Claire passed away Monday, Aug. 20. A graveside service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park on Monday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. for the family and any close friends who would like to attend. A celebration of Irene’s Life will be held in the spring of 2019 with details announced later. In lieu of flowers, donations in the name of Irene Boisvert can be made to Donna Highfill, 703 Carolina Ave., Apt. 8B, New Bern, NC 28562, to help defray the costs of an upcoming kidney transplant, or Loaves and Fishes, 61 Lisbon Road, Sabattus, ME 04280. The family would like to thank the Beacon Hospice Care personnel for providing excellent care and support to Irene and her entire family.
BUCCINA — Mary A., 96, died Saturday, Aug. 18, at her home in Mexico. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius–St. John Church, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Rumford. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 383 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074 in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.
COUSINS — Christopher Andrew, 42, of South Paris passed away in Harrison on Wednesday, Aug. 15. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 256 Main St., South Paris. Arrangements are by Chandler Funeral Home in South Paris. Memorial donations to a fund created to help with his sons’ future financial needs may be made payable to: Caleb and Lucas Cousins, c/o Norway Savings Bank, 261 Main St., P.O. Box 347, Norway, ME 04268.
COX — Marcy Lynne of Brunswick passed away at home Friday, Aug. 17. Visiting hours will be held Friday, Aug. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Crosman Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls. A funeral service will be held at the Lisbon United Methodist Church, 14 School St., Lisbon Falls, on Saturday, Aug. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. A celebration of life will follow at 3 p.m. at Brunswick Golf Club, 165 River Rd., Brunswick.
GRAHAM — Perley H., of Waterford, passed away at home Saturday, Aug. 18. A celebration of his life will be held at his home at 55 Sweden Rd., Waterford, on Friday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. Come share some stories and eat some food-exactly what Perley would’ve loved.
GRAVEL — Anne M., 100, of Leeds died Sunday, Aug. 19. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at The Fortin Group Funeral Home in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul in Lewiston on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Upper Church. Committal Services will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545.
LAFRANCE — Laureat “Larry” E., 93, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Saturday, Aug. 18. A committal prayer service followed by military honors will be held at St. Peter’s Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Arrangements by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home of Lewiston.
MCLAUGHLIN — J. Anthony “Tony,” 76, of Wilton died at Wilton on Saturday, Aug. 18. Funeral Services will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, High Street, Wilton on Friday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. Following services, a reception will be held in the church undercroft. All are welcome. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at 4 p.m., followed by a celebration of life service at 5 p.m. in the North Dining Hall on the UMF campus. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilton Scholarship Committee, PO Box 337, Wilton, ME 04294, an organization that Tony enthusiastically supported for many years. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center: Adams~McFarlane Chapel, 137 Farmington Falls Rd. ( Rtes. 2 & 27), Farmington.
RODRIGUE — Rita, 89, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Friday, Aug. 17. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m., in the Mausoleum Chapel of St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Diabetes Association, 45 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04101. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
SIMARD — Rene F., 83, of Lisbon, passed away in Auburn on Wednesday, Aug. 15. There will be a small ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at St. Peter’s Cemetery Chapel in Lewiston. A celebration of life will follow at American Legion Post 158, 10 Webster Rd., Lisbon. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice House on Steson Road in Auburn.
THORNTON — Ruth, 70, of Rumford, passesd away at home on Thursday, Aug. 16. There will be a graveside service at Abbott’s Mills Cemetery on the South Rumford Road on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. There will be light refreshments served at Ruth’s home following the service. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital.
VACHON — Raymond G., 60, a resident of Lisbon Falls, died in Lewiston on Saturday, Aug. 18. Memorial services honoring Ray’s life will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made online to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at www.themmrf.org. Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday only from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
YOULAND — Mary Louise Rose, 103, of Gilford, N.H., and formerly of Ocala, Fla., Greene and Turner, passed away in Gilford, N.H., on Thursday, Aug. 16. Funeral services and burial will be private. Donations in Louise’s memory can be made to St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 406 Court St., Laconia, NH 03246, where she spent the past six years in their loving care.