Funeral Notices for May 18, 2011


BALLARD — Charlotte O., 88, of Winthrop Street, Hallowell, died May 15. There will be no public visiting hours and no public service. Burial will be with her husband in Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Memorial donations are requested to: Hubbard Free Library, 115 Second St., Hallowell, ME 04347-1330. Arrangements are under the care of Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta.

FARRAR — Naomi Jean, 41, of Dixfield, died Sunday, May 15. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the First Baptist Church, 112 Washington St., Rumford, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to help this family continue their home-school and further education may be sent to Farrar Children, c/o Franklin Savings Bank, P.O. Box 579, Rumford, ME 04276. Donations to charity may be arranged with Child Evangelism Fellowship of Maine at

KIROUAC — Normand E., 79, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Friday, May 13. Funeral services honoring Normand’s life will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 18, at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal services with military honors will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at 10 a.m. at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery on Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Normand’s memory to the Hospice House of Androscoggin, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

MORIN — Lionel J., 77, of Greene, died on May 14, at the Hospice House. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at Turner Village Cemetery, Main Street, Turner, on Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives Group, Lewiston.

PERRON — Dorothy, 78, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on May 16. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. only. Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

RIOUX — Jean-Marie Joseph, 84, of Lewiston passed away May 16. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday, May 20, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, (lower church), 122 Ash St., Lewiston. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074, or to American Diabetes Association, 80 Elms St., Portland, ME 04101. A service of The Fortin Group Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

ROGERS — Joseph Robert Jr., 47, formerly of New Gloucester and Lewiston, died in Tucson, Ariz., May 13. Joe will be buried in Hampton County, South Carolina, alongside his mother in the family plot.

TREMBLAY — Cora E., 84, of Auburn, died in Auburn May 16. A memorial service will be held at noon on Sunday, May 22, in the funeral home. Burial will be private at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. Memorial visitation will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. prior to service. Arrangements by Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

VIGIL — Linda M., 71, of Oxford died May 16. A celebration of life will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be no service. A service of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.