Funeral Notices for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014


CESARIO — Sonja “Sunny” Pearson, 74, of Starks, died Tuesday, Feb. 11. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, upstairs in the Farmington Elks Lodge, 120 School St., West Farmington, ME 04992, followed by a celebration of Sunny’s life downstairs at the bar. Gifts may be given in Sunny’s memory to the Farmington Elks Lodge. Cremation arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Funeral Home, Cremation Service & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

KOSKELA — Eleanor Stanley, 90, of Woodstock, died Monday, Feb. 10. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m., at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Andrews Chapel, 64 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Spring interment will be in the Finnish Cemetery in West Paris. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Finnish-American Heritage Society, P.O. Box 294, West Paris, ME 04289.

PIEKART — Thomas A., 77, of Strong, died Tuesday, Feb. 11. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Middle Street, Farmington, followed by a comfort reception at the parish hall. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Winter entombment is at the Remembrance Center and interment with military honors will be in the spring at Mile Square Cemetery in Avon. The family suggests that those who desire consider memorial gifts in Thomas’ memory to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME 04330.

WILLETTE — William M., 80, of Wales, died Wednesday, Feb. 12. Funeral services celebrating Bill’s life will be held at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., with deacon Irenee Richard officiating. Spring burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.