AKERS — Ronald Roger, of Casco, died Saturday, Feb. 1. A graveside service at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be to the Casco Fire and Rescue Unit, P.O. Box 60, Casco, ME 04015. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home in Casco.
BREAU — Edward A. “Diddie,” 90, of Rumford, died Monday, Feb. 3. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366. If so desired, contributions in Diddie’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
CLEGG — Ernest J. “Ernie” Jr., 76, of West Paris, died Thursday, Jan. 30. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 97 Allen Ave., Portland. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 64 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.
COOK — William E., 82, a former resident of Jay and Skowhegan, died Friday, Jan. 31. A graveside service and interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Route 2 in Wilton, will be announced in the spring. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.
CUSHING — Julian J., baby boy to McKayla and Stevenson Cushing of Lisbon Falls, passed away at birth on Saturday, Feb. 1. Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, Feb. 7, from 3 to 4 p.m., with a service starting at 4 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston. Interment will be held in spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Julian’s name to the Colby Fund, 93 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.
NORRIS — Ada May, 74, of Oxford, died Sunday, Feb. 2. No graveside services will be held, per Ada’s request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ada’s memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford, ME 04270.
PHELAN — Russell E., 88, of Auburn, died Thursday, Jan. 30. A memorial service will be held in the spring at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Springvale. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.
SMITH — Martin D. “Marty,” 65, of Stratton, died Saturday, Feb. 1. Please join his family at a celebration of his life on Sunday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the downstairs of the Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 in Jay. Cremation services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay.
VANCE — Peter M., 62, of Rumford, died Wednesday, Feb. 5. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with Pastor Carol Stevens officiating. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home after noon on Saturday, prior to the funeral. A visitation by the Rumford Fire Department will also be at noon on Saturday. Interment will be in the spring in St. John Cemetery, Rumford. Those who desire may contribute to the Arbor House, c/o Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240, in his memory.