Funeral notices for Monday, Oct. 27, 2014


EASTMAN — William L. “Bill,” 82, of Peru died Wednesday, Oct. 22. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn, and immediately following those services a Memorial Service celebrating Bill’s life will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 545 Maple Hill Road, Auburn, with Bishop William Roberts officiating. Those who desire, in lieu of flowers, please contribute to either the Oncology Department, c/o Rumford Hospital, Development Office, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276 or to the V.A. Hospice Unit at Togus, 1 Togus Road, Togus, ME 04333 in his memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.

GAGNE—Laura , 96, formerly of 20 Owen St., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 25, at D’Youville Pavilion with her family by her side. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Liturgy of the Word Service on Tuesday at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. at Fortin/Lewiston. Committal to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston 784-4584.

GANEM — Richard Joseph Sr. , 80, of Auburn, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 13, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. There will be a military service at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery, 83 Stanley Road, Springvale, on Friday, Oct. 31, at noon, followed by a reception in his honor at the VFW at 1 Hutchins Road, Sanford, from 1 to 3 p.m. Arrangements by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 784-4023.

HILL — Richard L. Sr., 81, of Sandy River Plantation died in Topsham on Monday, Oct. 20. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Church of the Good Shepherd (Upper Chapel), 2614 Main St., Rangeley, on Friday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 11 a. m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Following the interment, the family will receive relatives and friends in the Undercroft of the Church, where a reception will be held hosted by the ECW. The family asks that those who desire make memorial contributions in Richard’s memory to the Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 156, Rangeley, ME 04970. Funeral services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

KONDAS — Linda , 66, a resident of Jay, died Friday, Oct. 24, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, following a long-term illness. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Interment Birchland Cemetery, East Dixfield Road, Jay.