Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012


BEAUCHESNE — Irene L., died Feb. 4. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Committal will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund, 8 Sacred Heart Place, Auburn, 04210. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

FALLON — Jacqueline F., 71, of Rumford died Saturday, Feb. 4, in Rumford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius–St. John Church, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford. Interment in the spring at St. John Cemetery, Rumford. Calling hours from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may contribute to Saint Andre Home Inc., 283 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005-3093 in her memory.

GIASSON — William “Bill,” 61, of Lewiston, died in Auburn, Feb. 4. Family and friends are invited to visit both Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston. Funeral services and interment will be held at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta at the convenience of family. 782-8221.

MARTEL — Pearl, 69, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, Feb. 3. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

PELLETIER — Laurette A., 94 formerly of Poland, died Sunday, Feb. 5, at Marshwood Health Care. At Laurette’s request, there will be no visitation, or services. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

PURINGTON — Amanda M., 33, of West Paris went to be with her Lord on Feb. 3. A candle light service in her memory will be held Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Advent Christian Church, 1130 Main St., Oxford. Refreshments will follow in the church diningroom after the service to give family and friends a chance to visit with the family. Arrangements under the care of Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the benefit given by her friends. Contact Sarah Dexter, 890-8308.

SMITH — Nelson Owen, 68, of Gilead, died in Gilead Feb. 3. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Bethel Alliance Church, Walker Mills Road, Bethel from 1 to 3 p.m. Followed by an informal memorial at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nelson Smith Scholarship Fund at any Key Bank location. The local branch being at 96 Main St., Bethel, ME 04217. The scholarship will be given to a Telstar High School senior intending to gain further education in the forestry/logging or heavy equipment field. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.