AHERN — John D., 66, of Oxford, formerly of Manchester, N.H., died Tuesday, March 9, at the Hospice House. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of John’s life on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, in Oxford. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.
BEAULIEU — Ligouri A., 93, of Heathwood Lane, Lewiston,died in Auburn, March 7. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Committal 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. Online condolences may be shared at www.dostiefuneralhome.com, 782-8221.
CARR — James F., died in Auburn, March 7. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to his funeral Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer and Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford, Mass., followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial will full military honors will be at the Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the Association for Frontotemporal Dementia. AFTD Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 200, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087 or online @ www.ftd-picks.org. Condolences to the family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
COUTURE — Stella, 100, formerly of 28 Jean St., Lewiston, died March 7, in Lewiston. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11. Interment will be in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity, in her name, is suggested. Condolences and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
DESBIENS — Doris, 65, of Sutherland Pond Road, Sabattus, and wife of Robert “Bob” Desbiens, died unexpectedly Monday, March 8, in Tarpan Springs, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Sabattus. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston. Doris’ full obituary will appear in Thursday’s edition, www.dostiefuneralhome.com, 782-8221.
GORDON — Elizabeth “Betty” W., 83, formerly of Auburn,died in Woodbury, N.J. There will be a viewing held on Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter St., Woodbury. The funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Infant Jesus Parish at St. Margaret’s Church. Burial will follow in Woodbury Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, South Jersey Chapter, 11000 Lincoln Drive, West Marlton, NJ 08053. Memories may be shared at www.mcgfuneral.com.
LANDERS — Charles Sr. died in Oxford, March 5. Any and all contributions may be made to his life’s work, the Allen Hill Animal Shelter, 455 Allen Hill Road, Oxford, ME 04270.
LEBLANC — Jeannine Roy, 79, of Lewiston died Tuesday, March 9, in Auburn. Jeannine’s family will be receiving family and friends at Holy Family Church on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. until the start of the funeral Mass at 9 a.m. Interment will be held in the spring in Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jeannine’s name to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements are under the care of DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, www.dostiefuneralhome.com, 782-8221.
LOWE — James (Jim) Robert, 60, of Greenwood, died in Portland, March 7. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethel Historical Society, Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217; the Bethel Library Association, Box 130, Bethel, ME 04217, or the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. A memorial service is being planned for Sunday at the West Bethel Union Church at 2 p.m. Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.
MANDY — Ernest Joseph, 79, of Oxford,died in Auburn, March 7. Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering celebrating Ernest’s life on Saturday, March 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26 in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, donation’s in Ernest’s memory may be sent to either the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Topsham, ME 04086; or to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.
MAYO — Theodore E., of Rumford, died March 7, in South Paris. There will be no visiting hours. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. (Time for the services will be announced). In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ted’s memory may be made to the Western Maine Veteran’s Advisory Committee, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281. You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Mayo 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.
PULSIFER — Ronald A., 63, of Lewiston, died on March 6, at Central Maine Medical Center, with his loving family by his side. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. with a funeral to follow at 1 p.m. at Funeral Alternatives. The Rev. Donald Cougle will be officiating. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.
SHAW — Maurice R., 77, a resident of Livermore Falls, died Sunday, March 7, in Livermore Falls. Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Members of the military organizations will meet at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Spring interment at Moose Hill Cemetery, Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.
SLATTERY — Candide E. died March 8. Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bibbers Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk, with a funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick on Friday at 11 a.m. Internment will be private on June 26, at Arundel Cemetery, Kennebunkport. Memorial donations may also be made to Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011, (www.coastalhumanesociety.org. In memory of Candy, please perform a good deed at your convenience. Count your blessings and savor the lollipops of life. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel. www.bibberfuneral.com.
SMITH — Armida Y., 85, died March 9. Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences and tributes may be made to the family at www.duffypilsmemorialhome.com.
THIBODEAU — Alice, 89, of Schooner Estates, Auburn, died Tuesday, March 9, at the Hospice House. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Donations, condolences, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.