Funeral notices for Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

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BEAUDETTE — Jeannine Y., 88, of Lewiston, died Dec. 28 in Lewiston. A liturgy of the word service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Manship celebrating. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit at 10 a.m. until time of service at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

BELANGER — Jacques Victor, 66, died dec. 27. A Mass will be held in his honor at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Holy Cross Church in Lewiston. A gathering in his memory will be held at the GridIron Restaurant following the Mass. Please bring any pictures and stories that you would like to share as we raise a glass to a great man. He had great healing support with Tom Tam Acupuncture in Haverill, Mass., and donations to the research foundation may be made in lieu of flowers, online at http://www.ocihealingresearchfoundation.org/donate/ or by check to OCI Healing Research Foundation, 15 Cottage Ave., Suite 501, Quincy, MA 02169.

BELANGER — Lucienne “Lucy” M., 82, of Lewiston, died Dec. 29. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland.

BUSSIERE — Lucienne E. (Caron), 86, died Dec. 30. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, Conn.

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CIMATO — Anthony F., 39, of Lisbon Falls, died in Brunswick, Dec. 28. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Family and friends are invited to visit from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, 04240, 784-4023.

CIMATO — Patrick J., 37, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died in Meriden, Conn. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Friends and family are invited to visit from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

EDWARDS — Maxine, 70, of Mount Vernon, died Friday, Dec. 28, at her home. Friends and relatives are invited to an informal gathering to celebrate Maxine’s life on from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, at her home, 262 Belgrade Road, Mount Vernon. Memorial donations may be made in Maxine’s memory to Mount Vernon Rescue, 6 Belgrade Road, Mount Vernon, ME 04352; or Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop.

ETHRIDGE — Walter B., 83, of Auburn, died Dec. 26. At his request, there will be no services. Interment will be in the spring.

FERRACCI — Robert B., 86, of Monmouth, died Dec. 29. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at the Chapman Gathering Room, Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. Burial will also be in Gracelawn Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland.

FLANDERS — Wayne B., 65, of North Norway, died Thursday, Dec. 27, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3. Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 45 Main St. South Paris, ME 04281.

GAYTON — Marion D. died in Auburn dec. 26. Visitation at the funeral home from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Committal will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240; or The Alzheimer’s Assoc., 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074-9843. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Homes, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

GREER — Ellen died in Brunswick on Dec. 28. A full obituary to follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St., Richmond, ME 04357.

GREGORY — Vance R., 44, of Poland, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 24. Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to: The Vance Gregory Memorial Fund, c/o Bridget Gregory, 28 Brook Drive, Poland, ME 04274.

LEE — Milford L. “Hop,” 90, a former resident of Livermore, died Saturday, Dec. 29, in Farmington. Visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, at 1 p.m., at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Interment in the spring at Lakeside Cemetery, Federal Road, Livermore.

MERCHANT — Craig “Popeye” Allen, 53, of Farmington Falls, died Saturday, Dec. 29, in Lewiston. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

NEIL — Barbara H., 72, died Dec. 23. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the North Port Community United Church of Christ, 3450 South Biscayne Drive. In the spring, there will be a celebration of life service held in Strong, with interment at the West Freeman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

PERKINS — Marjorie Dutton Freeman, 87, died Dec. 29. A private family celebration of Marge’s life will be held sometime in the coming summer. A headstone for Marge will join Harold’s at the Oak Hill Cemetery in New Auburn, and her ashes will be spread in Maine and Alaska.

POISSON — Olive P., 89, died Dec. 28. Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Holy Family Church in Lewiston. A committal service will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Those wishing in lieu of flowers may make a charitable donation in Olive’s memory to: American Cancer Society New England Division Inc., 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

ROBERTS — Fay B., 88, died Sunday, Dec. 30. Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Andrews Chapel, 64 Andrews Road, Woodstock, with a time of visitation from 11 to noon prior to the service. Spring Interment will be held at the Abbotts Mills Cemetery.

SAMSON — Raymond B., 91, a resident of Jay, died Sunday, Dec. 30, in Farmington. A Mass of Christian Burial with full military honors will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visiting hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Military organizations will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Interment in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls.

WHITEHOUSE — Wayne L., 72, of Lewiston and formerly of Jay, died Dec. 29. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, and on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. with funeral to follow, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.

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