Funeral notices for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014


BLAIS — Gilberte Yvette, 77, of Greene, died Friday, Oct. 24. Visitation will be at Fortin/Lewiston on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m., at Auburn Baptist Church on Poland Road in Auburn. Committal will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

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.

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.

LAGASSIE—Marie R. , 80, of 68 Middle Road, Sabattus, passed away peacefully at the Hospice House in Auburn with her friend, Carl Dinsmore, by her side.

PELLETIER — Richard Joseph, of Mansfield, Texas, died Friday, Oct. 24. Visitation will be at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Mansfield Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

SLOAN — Jack H., died in Hurst, Texas, on Friday, Oct. 18. A private memorial service with honors will be held at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.

SMITH — Mary E., 71, of Mexico, died Tuesday, Oct. 21. There will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Demeritt Cemetery in Peru. If so desired, contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04240-0819. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366.