Funeral notices for May 16, 2011


ALLEN — Helen M. Allen, 94, of Litchfield died May 13 in Augusta. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Manchester Community Church, 21 Readfield Road, Manchester. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at BRAGDON–FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Interment at Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Plains Road, Litchfield. If desired in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Manchester Community Church, c/o Adelaide Weymouth, Route 3, 27 Neck Road, West Gardiner, ME 04345.

CURRIER — Charles H., 87, of Farmington died May 12 in Farmington. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. from the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road (Routes 2 and 27), Farmington, with the Rev. Dr. Richard Waddell officiating. Committal services at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. Remembrance gifts may be given to the charity of one’s choice. Following services, a family reception will be held at the Fairbanks School. All are welcome.

LAWRENCE — Earl W., 82, formerly of Lewiston, died May 13 in Auburn. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls, with interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, West Minot. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

PERREAULT — Benjamin L., 71, of Norway died May 13 in Lewiston. Family and friends are invited to attend visitation on Wednesday, May 18, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., followed by a celebration of his life at 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Benjamin’s memory may be sent to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330.

PUIIA — Vito F., 96, of Rumford died May 13 in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, May 20, at St. Athanasius-St. John Church, Maine Avenue, Rumford. Interment with military honors will be at St. John Cemetery, Rumford. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, in his memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.

REYNOLDS — Anita, 88, of Rumford died May 10. A time of sharing and remembering will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at the funeral home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Dixfield-Dirigo Alumni Association, P.O. Box 359, Dixfield, ME 04224, or the Kitty House, c/o Brenda Jarvis, 1183 Canton Point Road, Dixfield, ME 04224. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford ME 04276, 364-4366.

ST. JEAN — Jean “Paul,” 66, of Lisbon died May 11 in Auburn. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. with a prayer service at 3 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

ST. PIERRE — Joseph A. 83, of Lewiston died May 13 in Lewiston. A funeral Mass honoring Joseph’s life will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Committal prayers will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Patient Activity Fund at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.