CHICOINE — Juli Ann Paradis, 47, of Lewiston passed away in Orlando, Fla., on May 4. A gathering of family and friends will be held at St. Phillip’s Church, Route 4, Auburn, on Sunday, May 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. A funeral service and celebration of life will be held at St. Phillip’s Church on Monday, May 10, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to freethekids.org, which benefits an orphanage in Haiti. Please make checks payable to Theo’s Work, Inc. and mail to PO Box 1823, Lewiston, ME 04241-1823 and the family will collectively mail them to Haiti.
DIONNE — Dolor Jr., “Shorty” of Auburn passed away on May 4. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Committal services will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dolor’s name to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn. Online condolences may be shared at www.dostiefuneralhome.com, 782-8221.
DUTIL — Marcel, 85, died Sunday, May 2. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and funeral services will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819. Donations and condolences may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
GOURDE – Pauline M., 80, of Rumford died Wednesday, May 5. There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. MONDAY, May 10, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. If so desired contributions in Pauline’s memory may be made to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Fund 15 Strawberry Ave. PO Box 819 Lewiston, ME 04243-0819. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES 250 Penobscot St. Rumford ME 04276. 364-4366 www.dignitymemorial.com.
LESSARD — Gilles, 71, died May 2. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. with a prayer service at 11 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to Free The Kids, 2303 West Market St., Greensboro, NC 27403, a charity dedicated to helping impoverished children in Haiti. Donations, condolences, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
McPHEE — William F., 86, of Auburn died on May 5 in Auburn. A memorial Mass will be celebrated TUESDAY, May 11, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will follow at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, with military honors. Donations preferred to Clover Skilled Care Unit, 460 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. Memorial visitation will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at DILLINGHAM AND SON Memorial Chapel, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 04210. 784-6449
MOORE — Mary Buck, 64, formerly of Buckfield died in Clinton, N.C., on April 22. There will be a memorial service in July.
MOULTON — Anita Marie Curtis cied in Norway on May 5. At Anita’s request, there will be no funeral. Those who wish to honor her life may send a contribution to Responsible Pet Care, Norway, ME, Oxford Congregational Church, Oxford, ME or simply remember her as the vibrant, happy woman holding a fishing pole on the A-Team pontoon boat, whenever you go to Thompson Lake, her most favorite place on earth. Arrangements under the direction of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralserivces.com.