Funeral Notices for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

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BRAMAN — Susan E., 53, of Casco, died Monday, Feb. 24. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Casco Village Church UCC, 941 Meadow Road. A reception will follow at noon at the American Legion Hall No. 155 in Naples. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Susan Braman may be made to the Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.

DOYON — Germaine J., 84, of Auburn, died Sunday, Feb. 23. A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at Fortin/Lewiston. Committal will follow at St. Peters Cemetery. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

DUNLAP — Sandra L., 65, of Poland, died Monday, Feb. 24. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fortin/Auburn. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Auburn Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St., with an Eastern Star service at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sandra’s memory to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545.

FERRI — Joseph, 78, of Gray, died Tuesday, Feb. 25. Visitation will be held at Wilson’s Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray, on Saturday, March 1, from 3 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service immediately following visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maine Special Olympics at www.specialolympicsmaine.org or the Maine Humane Society at www.msspa.org.

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LUCAS — Janie M., 49, formerly of Buckfield, died Monday, Feb. 10. A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, March 2, at the Buckfield Masonic Hall, 4 High St., Buckfield, from 1 to 5 p.m. All of her friends and family are invited to share their stories, photos and memories of Janie. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

MICHAUD — Joseph A., 90, of Lewiston and formerly of Topsham, died Monday, Feb. 24. Joint funeral services honoring both Joseph and his sister-in-law, Gladys St. Marie, who both passed away on the same day, will be held together on SATURDAY, March 1, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Spring burial for both will be held at later date at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. Memorial donations in Joe’s memory may be made to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Family and friends of both Joe and Gladys St. Marie are invited to visit at noon, one hour prior to services on Saturday at PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

OUELLETTE — Geraldine D. “Dean,” 69, of Auburn, died Monday, Feb. 24. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial honoring Geraldine’s life will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 30 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

RING — Debbie M., 57, of Auburn, died Friday, Feb. 21. Visitation and Viewing will be at Fortin/Auburn on Friday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will take place in the spring in the family lot at Forest Hills Cemetery in Bridgton. The family requests all who attend please try to wear green or pink in honor of Debbie. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

ST. MARIE — Gladys T., 85, formerly of Lewiston, died Monday, Feb. 24. Joint funeral services honoring both Gladys and her brother-in-law, Joseph Michaud, who both passed away the same day, will be held together on SATURDAY, March 1, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Spring burial for both will be held at later date at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. Family and friends of both Gladys and Joe are invited to visit at noon, one hour prior to services on Saturday at PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

STUART — Nancy L., 72, of Auburn, died Friday, Feb. 21. Instead of a formal service and in consideration of her wishes, an open house celebration of Nancy’s life will be held in the fellowship hall of the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, on Saturday, March 8, from noon to 2:30 p.m. Join family and friends as we visit, reminisce and enjoy some light refreshments.

TORGERSEN — Mary “Betty Field,” 68, of Lewiston, died Tuesday, Feb. 25. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fortin/Lewiston, with a funeral service being celebrated at 3 p.m., also at the funeral home. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4584.

TURGEON — Edward, 85, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Feb. 23. Visitation will be at Fortin/Lewiston on Friday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 1, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Committal will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make donations in his memory may do so to the Alzheimer’s Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, No. 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

VAIL — Gayle L., 73, of Lewiston, died Monday, Feb. 24. Funeral services honoring Gayle’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, March 1, at 11 a.m. at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home. Committal services will be held later in the spring at Head of Tides Cemetery in Newry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gayle’s memory to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

WHITE — Celia L., 90, of Livermore Falls and formerly of North Jay, died Tuesday, Feb. 25. Memorial graveside services will be held in the spring at the Evergreen Cemetery in Rangeley, with the day and time to be announced. Gifts may be made in her memory to Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton.

WHITTEMORE — Willis L., 80, of South Paris, died Sunday, Feb. 23. Family and friends are invited to attend his service on Friday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 17 E. Main St., South Paris. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service.

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