Funeral notices for Wednesday, March 7


ADKINS — Bradley, 34, died Wednesday, Feb. 28. Services will be held at a date to be announced. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

BINETTE — Hazel M., 94, a resident of Auburn, died in Auburn on Thursday, March 1. Graveside services honoring Hazel’s life will be announced at a later date in the spring at Pine Street Cemetery in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hazel’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. There will not be any visitation. Arrangements by the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

GAGNE — Leo, 81, of Lewiston, died Sunday, March 4, in Auburn. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fortin/Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church. Committal to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery Mausoleum. Those wishing may make donations in Leo’s memory to American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. A service of The Fortin Group, Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

HARWOOD — James “Jim” K. Jr., passed away at Central Maine Medical Center on Thursday, Feb. 1, after a short illness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Androscoggin Humane Society. There are no services planned.


HIGGINS — Patricia, 51, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Lewiston. In respecting Patty’s wishes, services and remembrances will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations in her honor can be made to the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, P.O. Box 336, Westbrook, ME 04092. Arrangements by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, Lewiston, 784-4023.

KROG — Helen E., 86, of Bangor, died Tuesday, March 6. Services will be private for the family. Arrangements under the care of Brookings-Smith Funeral Home.

LABRACK — Katherine (Kay) Edith Cunningham, 99, of Manchester, passed away in Auburn on Friday, March 2. Spring interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterville. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

LEDOUX — Edward J. Jr., of Turner, died Friday, March 2. Visiting hours will be held at Fortin/Auburn from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 8. A celebration of Ed’s life will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, with a gathering from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Ed to St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Donations will be specifically targeted for the activities department. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

MCCALL — Lucianne “Lucy” Norton, 61, died Wednesday, Feb. 28. The celebration of life will be held later this spring. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her name to New View Oklahoma, 501 N. Douglas Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73106.

PASQUALE — Philip B., of Bedford, Mass., and formerly of Watertown, Mass., and Lewiston, passed away Thursday, March 1. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at St. Patrick’s Parish, 212 Main St., Watertown, Mass. Burial will be held Monday, April 2, at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, 217 Switzerland Road, Lewiston. Arrangements by Faggas Funeral Home, 551 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, Mass.

PETTINELLI — Darryl J., 54, died Saturday, March 3. Visiting hours will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Richardson Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Road, Scituate, Mass. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 465 First Parish Road, Scituate. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center online at

STUBBS — Austin Sr., 80, died Friday, March 2. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Hartford Town Hall.