BENEDIX — Lillian Pearl died Friday, Nov. 28. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Chapman Room at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn. Burial will take place privately at a later date. Funeral Alternatives.
BISSON — Lorraine D. 73, of Lewiston died Friday, Nov. 28. Visitation will be at Fortin\Lewiston from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, followed by a Liturgy of the Word service at 11 a.m. also at the funeral home. Committal prayers will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 207-784-4584.
BLANCHETTE — Marcel R., 80, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Nov. 30. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Holy Cross Church, 1080 Lisbon St., Lewiston, ME 04240. A committal service will be held at a later date at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives.
BROUSSEAU — Rita N., 76, died Friday, Nov. 28. A memorial visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Chapman Room at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be followed immediately by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Rita’s memory to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, C/O St. Mary’s Development Office, P.O. Box 7291, Lewiston, ME 04243-7291.
DUFRESNE — Josephine “Gracia,” 93, of Lewiston died Saturday, Nov. 29, in Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Gratia’s life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Holy Family Church. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit from 2 to 6 pm. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 207-784-4023.
DURGIN — Rosine Mongillo, 104, of Paris Hill, died Sunday, Nov. 30. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Paris Hill Baptist Church on Paris Hill Road in Paris, with the Rev. Mary Beth Caffey and the Rev. Don Mayberry co-officiating. Gifts may be given in Rosine’s memory to Paris Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 85, Paris, ME 04271. Spring interment will be in Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.
HACKETT — Elizabeth George 89, of Mechanic Falls, died Friday, Nov. 28. At Betty’s request, there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanic Falls.
LACHANCE — Gail M., 72, of Auburn died Friday, Nov. 28, in Auburn. Memorial services honoring Gail’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home. Memorial donations in Gail’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 13607, Alexandria, VA 22312. Family and friends are invited to visit beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, until the time of the service at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 207-784-4023.
LIBBY — Sue Lori, 54, of Tucker, Ga., died Wednesday, Nov. 26. The family will have a service at the West Freeman Cemetery in Freeman Township in the spring of 2015. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.
LITTLEFIELD — Azel Bradbury, of Poland, died Saturday, Nov. 29. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Fryeburg Recreation Capital Campaign or Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 127 Pottle Road, Oxford, ME 04270. Visiting hours will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the expo building at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds.
MASON — Roberta Jean, 68, of North Turner, died Sunday, Nov. 30, in Auburn. A graveside service will be held at a later day. Arrangements made by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254.
ORMON — Ian B., 77, of Leeds, died Tuesday, Nov. 25. There will be a memorial service for Ian at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Leeds Community Church on Church Hill Road in Leeds. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a donation to the Leeds Historical Society, Attn: Eileen Coyne, 763 River Road, Leeds, ME 04263. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives, Lewiston.
PRAY — Alan K. Sr., 69, of Mechanic Falls died Wednesday, Nov. 26, in Auburn. Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls, with a memorial service to follow at 4 p.m. A reception in Al’s honor will follow at the Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alan’s memory may be sent to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210 or to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.
WARD — Mark Jonathan, 46, of Oxford, died Saturday, Nov. 29. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m., at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford. Family and friends may attend visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, perform a good deed of kindness for someone in need in Mark’s memory.