Funeral notices for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014


CAOUETTE — Henry, 89, of Lisbon, died Wednesday, Oct. 15. A celebration of life will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011, or UnderHound Railroad, 339 Beechwood St., Thomaston, ME 04861, a nonprofit animal rescue.

CRAWFORD — Denise Dawn, 48, of Rumford, died Wednesday, Oct. 15. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius-St. John Church in Rumford. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery in Rumford. Friends and family are invited to calling hours and a celebration of her life on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford. Those who desire may contribute to Rumford Hospital, Gifts From the Heart, c/o Development Office, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276, in her memory.

GROLEAU — Stanley R., 65, of Hartford, died Sunday, Oct. 12. A memorial service honoring Stan’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Peter Mars officiating. Committal services will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stan’s memory to the Auburn Public Library Development Office, 49 Spring St., Auburn, ME 04210. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. until the time of service, at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

HOULE — Rita Y. (Roy), 92, of Auburn, died Sunday, Oct. 12. Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m., at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

POULIN — Thomas, “Tom,” 48, of Farmington, died Wednesday, Oct. 15. Family and friends are invited to call at Wiles Remembrance Center on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Middle Street in Farmington. Directly following Mass, committal prayers will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. Following services, a comfort reception will be held at the parish hall, hosted by the Altar Guild. Remembrance gifts may be given to his family c/o The University Credit Union, 154 High St., Farmington, ME, attn.: Beth Beaudoin.

TALON —Maxine E. (Nesbit), 88, of Dania Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 15. In lieu of cards and flowers, the family would prefer donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. A committal service will be scheduled at a later date.