BLAU — Jane Broughton, of Weld and Wellesley, Mass., died Thursday, Dec. 18. A private service is planned. Memorial donations may be made to the Parmenter Foundation, f/b/o Miriam Boyd Parlin House, 400 Boston Post Road, Suite 1A, Sudbury, MA 01776.
BOUCHARD — Rose A., 93, formerly of Auburn, died Sunday, Dec. 21. Funeral services honoring Rose’s life will be held Monday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m., at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston. Burial will be held privately at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn.
BUBIER — Ervins A. “Deeda,” 69, of Jay, died Monday, Dec. 22. Graveside service at Lakeview Cemetery, Route 2, Wilton, will be announced in the spring. Arrangements made by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.
FREELEY — Barbara A., 77, of Poland, died Friday, Dec. 19. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 27, at Poland Community Church, 1208 Maine St., Poland, ME 04274; the funeral will follow at noon at the church. Committal will be held in the spring at Highland Cemetery. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of the Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.
GILMAN — Nelson F. Jr., 91, of Farmington, died Saturday, Dec. 20. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 27, from noon to 1 p.m., followed immediately by a funeral service at Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Interment will take place in the spring at Strong Village Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to Neighbors Helping Neighbors, c/o Lois Bubier, 280 High St., Farmington, ME 04938.
JORDAN — William A. “Bill,” 72, of Buckfield, died Sunday, Dec. 21. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Evening Star Lodge of Masons in Buckfield. Burial will be in the spring at Damon Cemetery in Buckfield. If desired, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Buckfield Rescue Association, P.O. Box 179, Buckfield, ME 04220, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.
LAPRISE — Diane, 61, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Dec. 21. A memorial Mass will be held in the chapel at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Monday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. A committal service will follow the Mass at St. Peter’s Cemetery on Switzerland Avenue in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane’s memory to d’Youville Pavilion, c/o St. Mary’s Development Office, P.O. Box 7291, 272 Sabattus St., Lewiston, ME 04240, or to the Social Learning Center, 80 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives.
McLEOD — Nora J., 77, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Dec. 21. Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, Dec. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.
RANCOURT — Lois Ellen, 96, of Sabattus, died Sunday, Dec. 21. A remembrance and fellowship will be held on Saturday, Dec. 27, at West Bowdoin Baptist Church, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Interment will take place in the spring at West Bowdoin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a charitable contribution in Lois’ memory to West Bowdoin Baptist Church, 54 West Road, Bowdoin, ME 04287 or LACO, P.O. Box 281, Lisbon Falls, ME 04252. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.