Funeral notices for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014


CLIFFORD — Elizabeth “Betty” C., 93, of Bangor died Sunday, Oct. 5. A Funeral Mass honoring Betty’s life will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Committal services will then follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Betty’s last wish was that a donation be made to the charity of your choice in her name. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 207-784-4023.

CYR — Rita B. 82, of Lewiston, died Saturday, Oct. 5. Rita’s life will be celebrated with family and friends at Saints Peter & Paul Basilica, upper church, in Lewiston at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 10., followed by a gathering at the Rollodrome in New Auburn. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the activity fund of the Maine Veteran’s Home, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St. Lewiston, ME, 207-784-4584

FOX — Frederick C., 76, of Slab City Road, Lovell, died Sunday, Oct. 5. A graveside service will be held at 11 am., Saturday, Oct. 11, at No. 4 Cemetery in Lovell. A reception will follow at the Stoneham Fire Station after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stoneham Fire Department, C/O Peter Fox, 269 Main St., Stoneham, ME 04231. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home.

GALIPEAU — Gerard R., 76, of Wales, died Sunday, Oct. 5, in Wales. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 131 High St., Sabattus. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, at BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. If desired contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Development Office, C/O The Colby Fund, 272 Sabattus St., Lewiston, ME 04240.

LABONTE — John A., 62, of Leeds died in Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 1. A Memorial service honoring John’s life will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. Committal prayers along with military honors will follow at 1 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to The Harley-Davidson Foundation, c/o Suzanne Labonte, 393 Line Road Leeds, ME 04263. There will not be any visitation. Arrangements by the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 207-784-4023.

LANDRY — Jacqueline A., 76, died in Hayes, Va., Tuesday, Sept. 25. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place in Virginia and burial of ashes will be beside her late husband. A funeral service will take place at East Auburn Baptist Church on Friday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Roger Cousineau officiating.

LYDICK — James Everett Jr., 51, of Lewiston died Thursday, Sept. 27. Services will be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Funeral Alternatives.

MILLER — Donald E., “The Candy Man,” 92, of Bridgton, formerly of Durham, died in Bridgton on Thursday, Oct. 2. Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Chandler Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Bridgton, with the Rev. Ron Parker, officiating. Interment will be at the West Lovell Cemetery at 3 p.m. Donald’s family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. Bridgton, ME 04009.

MILLETT — Gordon E., 81, a resident of Turner, died Friday, Oct. 3. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the First Universalist Church of Turner Center, Route 117, Turner. Interment will be at Turner Village Cemetery, Church Road, Turner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leavitt Area High School Football Boosters, Attn: Ryan Holmes, 21 Matthews Way, Turner, ME 04282, and Oxford Hills High School Athletic Boosters, Attn: Anna Cyr, P.O. Box 284, Norway, ME 04268. FINLEY FUNERAL HOME.

NADEAU — The Rev. Real, 77, of Kittery and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla., died Aug. 30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. in Parish of the Ascension of the Lord at St. Raphael Church, 6 Whipple Road, Kittery. The Rev. Nadeau will be buried with his parents in the family lot at St. Joseph Cemetery, Biddeford, at 2:30 p.m. Care for the Rev. Nadeau has been entrusted to the JS Pelkey Funeral Home.

PHILIPPON — Lorraine, 88, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Thursday, Oct. 2. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by a Liturgy of the Word Service at 11 a.m. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

VICKERY — Elizabeth (Gould), 101, of Auburn, died Friday, Oct. 3, at Bolster Heights. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Auburn. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in her memory to the Mabel J. Deshon Scholarship fund, c/o Donna Johnson, P.O. Box 97, Springvale, ME 04083 or to Bolster Heights Activity Fund, c/o Bolster Heights RCF, 26 Bolster St. Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, 207-783-8545.

WHITE — Larry G., 61, of Jay died Sunday, Oct. 5. Family and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road (Route 133), Jay, on Saturday, Oct. 11 , to a memorial visitation from 2 to7 p.m. A Public Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. from the Spruce Mountain High School Gymnasium, RSU 73, Route 4, Jay. Following services, a reception will be held in the school cafeteria. Remembrance gifts may be given in his memory to the Chief Larry White Memorial Scholarship Fund (for the purposes of encouraging a student studying law enforcement), c/o RSU 73, 9 Cedar St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Private family committal services will be held on Monday at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston. Full obituary to appear in the Wednesday, Oct. 8, edition of the Sun Journal.