Funeral notices for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

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BEAN — Dorothy M., 87, of Bethel died Saturday, Aug. 22, in West Paris. Family and friends may attend graveside services Friday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, West Bethel. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts in her memory to the Jackson-Silver Auxillary, P.O. Box 178, Greenwood, ME 04255 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes, Greenleaf Chapel, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.

BECHARD — Gilberte E., 89, of Winthrop died in Winthrop on Sunday, Aug. 23. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m., at Holy Cross Church. Burial will be at a later date at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Loaves and Fishes, c/o Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road, Sabattus, ME 04280. Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday evening, Aug. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4023.

BELANGER — Florence “Gigi,” 96, of Lewiston died on Saturday, Aug. 22, at her home at Maison Marcotte. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Fortin/Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m., followed by committal prayers at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Florence’s memory to The American Cancer Society New England Division Inc., 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

BICKFORD — Carolyn L., 71, longtime resident of Litchfield and later a resident of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Manchester Community Church, 21 Readfield Road, Manchester. If desired, contributions may be made to Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, Manchester Community Church, 21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME 04351 or Pancreatic Center Action Network, 1500 Rosecran Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Interment at the Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Plains Road in Litchfield. Arrangements under the care of Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main St., Monmouth.

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BRIDGES — James H. Sr., 68, of North Waterford, died in Auburn, on Thursday, Aug. 20. At his request, there are no services. Arrangements are under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276.

GILMAN — Kenneth “Ken,” 92, died in West Paris on Saturday, Aug. 22. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Demeritt Cemetery in Peru with the Rev. John Gensel officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford.

HEIKKINEN — James G., 54, of Osgood Avenue in Mexico, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 15, in Buffalo, N.Y. There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m., at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. If so desired, contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to the Residents Activity Fund at Rumford Community Home, 11 John F. Kennedy Lane, Rumford, ME 04276. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford ME 04276. 364-4366.

KILPONEN – Madeline J., formerly of Farmington, died in Hampton, N.H., on Friday, Aug. 21. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. Relatives and friends are invited to call Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Interment will be at the Franklin Cemetery in Vienna.

MAURAIS — Lorraine Y., 82, of Corinth, N.Y., passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 22, at her home. Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Brewer Funeral Home Inc., 24 Church St., Lake Luzerne, N.Y. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Mother and Child Parish, Lake Luzerne, N.Y., with the Rev. Ken Swain officiating. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y. Contributions in Lorraine’s memory may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association, Adirondack Office, P.O. Box 4901, Queensbury, NY 12804 or Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

McINNIS — Annie L., 78, of Lewiston died Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Annie’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. 784-4023.

MORGAN — Olga B., 87, of Bethel died at her residence early in the morning on Sunday, Aug. 23. Funeral services will be held at the Bethel Church of the Nazarene on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Chuck Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Lakeside Cemetery, Bryant Pond. Those who wish may donate in Olga’s memory to the Church of the Nazarene, Church Street, Bethel, ME 04217. Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Service, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.

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.

PORTER — Marion, 59, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, in Dixfield. Funeral services will be private and held at the family’s convenience. Arrangements are under the direction of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford.

ROSS — Francis E. “Skip,” 52, a resident of Livermore Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, at Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn. Funeral service with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28, at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral. Interment will be at Byron Cemetery and Annex, Reeds Mills Road, Phillips.

SCHEPERS — Harold C., 67, of Auburn, died in Togus on Friday, Aug. 21. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m., at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Burial to be held at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4023.

SEVIT — Joseph Robert “Bob,” 57, of Huron, Ohio, died on Friday, Aug. 21, at the Stein Hospice House in Sandusky, Ohio, with his family by his side. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., at The Fortin Group Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart Church, Sacred Heart Place, Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to ALS Association of Northern Ohio, 6155 Rockside Road, No. 403, Independence, OH 44131. A service of Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Provider, 217 Turner St., Auburn ME 783-8545.

SWETT — Patricia Ann, of Standish died Saturday, Aug. 22, in Standish. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Blais and Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua in Westbrook. Interment will be in St. Hyacinth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patricia’s name to the American Red Cross, 2401 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102, or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Maine, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 200, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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