Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014


COOK — Kenneth L. “Bud,” 86, of Farmington, died Thursday, Feb. 20. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Routes 2 and 27, Farmington. Following visitation, a public memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., with longtime family friend, the Rev. Chandler Woodcock officiating. Members of Maine Masonic Lodge No. 20 AF & AM will conclude the services with the memorial Masonic ritual. In appreciation of the care he received, his family suggests that remembrance gifts be given to the Togus Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, 1 VA Medical Center/A1, Augusta, ME 04330. Spring burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington.

HOBART — F. Berkley, 94, of Greene, died on Sunday, Feb. 16. Graveside services at Gracelawn Memorial Park will be announced in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth.

HODGES — Brandon Leroy, 18, of Livermore, died Wednesday, Feb. 19. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visiting hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Spruce Mountain Baseball Boosters, P.O. Box 89, Jay, ME 04239.

JOHNSON — Kathryn M., 61, of Oxford, died in Norway on Sunday, Feb. 16. Visiting hours were held on Friday at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at Norway Baptist Church, 12 Cottage St., Norway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Norway Baptist Church.

MORIN — Persey J. Morin Sr., 78, of Bryant Pond, died Wednesday, Feb. 19. Services will be held at a later date, with interment at Lakeside Cemetery in Bryant Pond. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 64 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.

SMITH — Elaine Emerson, 60, of Livermore Falls, died Tuesday, Feb. 18. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service.

THIBODEAU — Raynald A., 78, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Feb. 16. Services will be Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. in the lower church of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. There will not be visitation. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services, Development Office, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

VALLEE — Bertrand A., 83, of Auburn, died Thursday, Feb. 20. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn at 11 a.m., with military honors. Interment will take place at a later date at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a charitable contribution in Bert’s memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.