Funeral Notices for March 18


ATKINSON — Lawrence E. “Cy”, 89, of Livermore, died at Farmington, March 16. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. March 20, at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Route 133, Jay. Family and friends are invited to call at the center from noon until the time of the service. Gifts may be given in Cy’s memory to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Interment will be at the Brettun’s Pond Cemetery later in the spring. Words of condolence and tribute may be shared with the family at

DAVIS — Robert “Bob” Leslie, 84, of Bethel,died in Bethel, March 15. There will be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at West Parish Congregational Church, Church Street, Bethel, with the Rev. Ginger Rickeman and the Rev. John Williams officiating. A Masonic service will follow. Interment will be in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery, West Bethel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Bethel Fire Department, P.O. Box 1660, Bethel, ME 04217. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

GALLANT — Pauline “Polly” Shirley, 84, of Waterville died Tuesday, March 16, at Maine General Medical Center-Thayer Unit. There will be a celebration of Polly’s life on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Veilleux Funeral Home in Waterville.

LYON — Ida M. died March 15. Visitation at Fortin/Auburn Friday from 9 to10:30 a.m. at which time a service will be held at the funeral home. Committal to follow at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to the Chapman House, 41 Pleasant St., Auburn, ME 04210. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Lyon family by visiting their guestbook at A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, AUBURN, 217 Turner St., 783-8545.

MARTINEAU — Arthur W., 83, of Mexico, died March 15, in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at SG Thibault Funeral Home, with a visitation by the VFW Post 1641. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at Parish of the Holy Savior Church. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in Arthur’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Unit at Rumford Community Home, 11 John F. Kennedy Lane, Rumford, ME 04276. You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Martineau family by visiting their guestbook at Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366,

REA — John J., 76, a resident of Jay, died Monday, March 15, in Jay. A Mass of Christian Burial with full military honors will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Military members will meet at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Spring interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Hinkley Hill, Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

ST. LAURENT — Judith S., 69, a resident of Lewiston, died in Aruba, March 14. Funeral services honoring Judith’s life will be celebrated FRIDAY at 11 a.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home. Graveside committal prayers to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.