CROCKETT – Marion J., 89, of Buckfield, died May 14. There will be no calling hours, but friends are invited to attend the funeral services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Grace Fellowship Church with the Rev. Lloyd Waterhouse officiating. In lieu of flowers, please contribute in her memory to the Grace Fellowship Church, 29 Poplar St., Oxford, ME 04270, or to the Buckfield Rescue Association, P.O. Box 99, Buckfield, ME 04220.
DANFORTH — Chester, of Litchfield, died May 14. Visiting hours are from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave,. Gardiner, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Donations may be made in Chester’s memory to Spectrum Generations/Alzheimer’s Day Program, 154 Dresden Ave., Gardiner, ME 04345; or to Woodlands Alzheimer’s Care Residence, 152 Winthrop St., Hallowell, ME 04347. All are welcome to wear their favorite baseball or NASCAR caps and shirts to visit or to the service.
HUTCHINS – Jill, 54, of Durham, died May 15. Donations may be made in Jill’s memory to the ovarian cancer research at the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Family and friends are invited to memorial visitation from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at the funeral home. A celebration of Jill’s life will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at the Elmwood Cemetery in Pownal. For those unable to attend condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
KAWLICHE — Barbara, 67, of Lewiston, died on Jan. 9. A Memorial and Celebration of her life will be held on Friday, May 21, starting at 1:15 p.m. A reception will follow. It will be held at the Viles Arboretum, Elsie Viles Room, 153 Hospital St., Augusta, ME 04330. For those who want to honor her life and spirit, she asked simply that you perform a genuine act of kindness for family, friends or strangers in her memory. Additional information may be found at www.kawliche.com.
LANOIS – Irene R., 76, formerly of Lewiston, died in Auburn, May 13. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Burial will be private at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit TUESDAY, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
MARANDA – Jeanne L., 62, formerly of Lewiston, died in Greene, May 15. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Jeanne’s life will be celebrated WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul lower church of the Prince of Peace Parish. Graveside committal prayers to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations in Jeanne’s memory may be made to Catholic Charities of Maine to benefit the Jessie Albert Dental Center, 171 Congress Ave., Bath, ME 04530. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
MARTIN — Robert E. Sr., 74, of Livermore Falls, died May 14 in Livermore Falls. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at Buckfield (Damon Village) Cemetery, North Buckfield Road, Buckfield. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livemore Falls. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.
PEACO – Diane, of New Gloucester, died on May 15. Visitation will be at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray Tuesday 6 to 9 p.m. where a funeral will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Committal will be in Upper Gloucester Cemetery.Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086, (207) 373-3710, or www.cancer.org. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, www.wfh1927.com.
SMITH – Ralph A., 95, of Jay died on May 15. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m., at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay. Relatives and friends are invited to call one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Jay Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be considered to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences and tributes may be shared with the family at www.wilesrc.com.
THIBODEAU – Jeannette A., 90, died on May 14. Visitation at Fortin/Auburn on Monday, from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m., at St. Philip’s Church, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations to Turner Rescue, Main Street, Turner, ME. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Thibodeau family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com. A service of The Fortin Group / Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 207-783-8545.