Funeral notices for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

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BELIVEAU — Rita F., 98, of Lewiston died Friday, Aug. 21, at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. Services will be private. Donations in her memory may be sent to the Bertrand A. Beliveau Heart Fund, administered by St. Mary’s Health Care Systems, P.O. Box 7291, Lewiston ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

CARPENTIER — Audrey “Kim,” 57, died at a local hospital in Brunswick Monday, Aug. 24. Friends and family are invited to visit from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick. A prayer service will follow at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.

DUMOND — Gerard N., “Mr. Miyagi,” 58, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital. Visitation Fortin/Lewiston, from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Lower Chapel) Saturday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m. Committal Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. Donations may be made to United Bikers of Maine, P.O. Box 2629, Augusta, ME 04338-2629 (Toy Run). A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 784-4584.

DURANT — Eva “Polly” Yates, 76, of Otisfield died Monday, Aug. 24, at the Market Square Heath Care Center in South Paris. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at the East Otisfield Baptist Church in Otisfield, with the Rev. Genise Stern officiating. Interment will be at the Elmwood Cemetery in Otisfield. Gifts may be given in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are in the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

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GAUVIN — Rejeanne L., 85, a resident of Jay, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visiting hours from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, Saturday morning prior to the funeral Mass. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to The National Pancreas Foundation, 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20814.

HECKER — Gerard P., 75, of Lewiston died on Monday, Aug. 24, at Clover Manor Health Care in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 28, at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Sabattus Street, Lewiston. Committal will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery, 217 Switzerland Road, Lewiston. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Provider, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 207-783-8545.

KAUL — Vivian (Nelson), 79, of Orrington passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 25, in Orrington. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in Vivian’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association to help fight Alzheimer’s/dementia at www.alz.org/donate or by mail to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276. 364-4366.

KING — Craig M., 56, of Bowdoin passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, in Brunswick. A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Brunswick. A reception will follow. In loving memory of Craig, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Craig’s memory to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home, Richmond.

KURTZ — Douglas C.S., 54, of Auburn died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. Fellowship in Doug’s memory to be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, at King’s Hill Inn in South Paris, from 2 to 5 p.m. with remembrances at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Day One, an adolescent substance abuse treatment program at 525 Main St., South Portland, ME 04106, or to the Kurtz College Fund for Doug’s daughters at Androscoggin Bank, 170 Main St., South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

MASON — Christopher E., 58, of Farmington died Friday, Aug. 21, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday morning, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. from the Bean’s Corner Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ira Hall officiating. Following services, all are welcome to attend a family reception hosted by the church hospitality committee in the fellowship hall. Out of respect for his “membership” in Red Sox Nation, please consider wearing team colors or Red Sox memorabilia. Remembrance gifts may be given to the Mt. Blue Music Boosters, c/o Deborah Seeley, P.O. Box 109, Farmington, ME 04938. Private family committal services at Fairview Cemetery, Farmington. Cremation and remembrance services are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, (Routes 2 and 27), Farmington.

PEPIN — Alice J., 81, of Mechanic Falls died Monday, Aug. 24, at her home. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls with interment to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Minot Corner United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 63, Minot, ME 04258.

PINETTE — Elaine B., of Greene died in Auburn on Sunday, Aug. 23. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Calvary Methodist Church, corner of College and Sabattus streets. Burial will be private. Those wishing may make donations in Elaine’s memory to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Visitation will held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston 784-4023.

POWERS — Marguerite Grace, 89, of Auburn died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Auburn. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial honoring Marguerite’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 29, at Holy Family Church, 607 Sabattus St., Lewiston. Graveside committal prayers will follow the services at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make a memorial contribution to the Woman’s Literary Union (WLU), 19 Elm St., Auburn, ME 04210. Friends and family are invited to visit Friday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

WEBSTER — Cynthia “Cyndi,” 55, of Auburn died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Fortin Group, 217 Turner St., Auburn, and a Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m. Committal will be private and at a later date at North Auburn Cemetery. Donations may be made in Cynthia’s name to Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240 or The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral, Cremation and Monument Provider, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 207-783-8545.

YORK — Louise, 78, a resident of Jay, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, in Portland. A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements made by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

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