BROOKS — Philip Leland, died Feb. 15. A memorial service will take place Wednesday at noon in the chapel at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta. At his request, there are no visiting hours. There will also be a celebration of his life at the Masonic Lodge at 1021 Turner St. in Auburn at noon on Saturday, Feb. 25. Those wishing may make donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, Lewiston, 784-4584.
GILBERT — Regina “Jean,” 81, of Auburn died Feb. 16 in Lewiston. Funeral Mass celebrating Jean’s life will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Philip’s Church in Auburn. Committal services will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be held Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, 782-8221.
LACHANCE — M. Blanche, died Feb. 17. Visitation at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Philip’s Church, Auburn. Committal Friday at 11 a.m. at Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers, Mass. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545
OUELLETTE — Anita C., 95, of Auburn, died Feb. 18 in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be at a later date at Maine Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the local Meals on Wheels, c/o SeniorsPlus, 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Visitation Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.
ST. PIERRE — Joseph E., 78, died Feb. 18, in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joe’s memory may be made to the Lariviere Oncology Unit, c/o Rumford Hospital, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276, or Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main St., Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford ME 04276, 364-4366.
TRUMAN — Helen M., 93, of South Paris, died Feb. 15. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Elmwood Cemetery, East Sumner. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.
VIRGIN — Helen Etta Virgin, 75, of Mexico, died Feb. 18 in Farmington. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with the Rev. Barry Trask officiating. Friends are invited to call after noon prior to the funeral. Interment in the spring will be in the Newman Cemetery, Carthage.