Funeral Notices for Wed., May 12


BRADSTREET — Linwood G., 97, a resident of Durham, died in Lewiston, May 10. Graveside committal prayers will be held FRIDAY at 1 p.m. at the Union Cemetery in Auburn followed by a celebration of Linwood’s life at the Amvets Hall, Route 136, Durham. Memorial donations in Linwood’s memory may be made to Durham Fire and Rescue, Hallowell Road, Durham, ME 04222. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL AND TRIBUTE CENTER, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

CHASSE — Ralph A. “Red,” 80, a resident of Lewiston, died Sunday, May 9, in Scarborough. A graveside service with full Military Honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chapman Gathering Room at Gracelawn. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Maine Veterans’ Home, Scarborough, 290 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

COLLINS — Mary R., 92, formerly of Rumford, died Sunday, May 9, in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius – St. John Catholic Church, Rumford. Interment at St. John Cemetery, Rumford. Calling hours 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, Maine 04276. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Patients Fund c/o Rumford Community Home, 11 JFK Lane, Rumford, ME 04276 in her memory. Friends are invited to sign the guest book, share condolences and memories online at

GAMMON — Dennie E. of Buckfield, died in Buckfield, May 10. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, at the Damon Cemetery in Buckfield.

GOUPIL — Nancy J., 55, of Lewiston, passed away at Androscoggin Hospice House on May 9. Arrangements under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.

LeBLOND — Romeo R., 95, died May 6. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church, followed by interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. No visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the charity of your choice. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

ROGERS — Sidney D. died Feb. 3. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life memorial service on Saturday at noon at the Fortin Group Funeral Home in Auburn, preceded by a period of visitation from 11 a.m. Committal with military honors to follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Sid to the Shriners Hospital for Children, c/o Shriners International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL, 33607. ( A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

ROSE — Leeroy Allan, 63, of Phoenix, Ariz., died in Phoenix, Ariz., April 20. There are no calling hours but friends are invited to attend graveside services at 4 p.m. Friday, July 30, at the Greenwood Cemetery, Dixfield, with the Rev. Paul Plante officiating. In lieu of flowers, please contribute in his memory to Duck’s Unlimited, c/o Mary Hembrow, P. O. Box 1284, Rangeley, ME 04970. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St, P. O. Box 537, Rumford, 04276. Friends are invited online to sign the guest, share condolences and memories at

SNYDER — Ruth Chesley, 96, of South Paris, died in South Paris, May 7. At Ruth’s request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

STANLEY — George H., 81, of Norway, died in Norway, May 10. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation from noon to 1 p.m. with funeral services starting at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. Interment will follow at Norway Pine Grove Cemetery in South Paris. In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital For Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. Arrangements under the direction of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, Oxford. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

TETREAULT — Jane, 38, a resident of Turner, died in Turner Saturday, May 8. A Funeral Mass honoring Jane’s life will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Committal services will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery Mausoleum. Those wishing may make donations in Jane’s memory to the Prince of Peace Soup Kitchen for the Rev. Roberto P. Lacasse, OMI in Bolivia, c/o Prince of Peace Parish, P.O. Box 1540, Lewiston, ME 04241-1540. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston 784-4023.

WORTHLEY — Robert “Randy,” 64, died May 8. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, May 16, at the MacCrillis-Rousseau VFW, 175 Veteran Drive, Winslow, from 1 to 4 p.m. The military ritual will begin at 3:30 p.m. conducted by members of the Elks with the VFW Honor Guard assisting. Members of the VFW, Purple Heart, DAV, and American Legion Post 5 are encouraged to participate in the military funeral ceremony (please wear your caps). At 5 p.m. a meal will be provided by the VFW followed by a eulogy and celebration of life. The burial will be at the Veterans’ Cemetery, Augusta, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may be made to the “Veterans Cemetery Assoc.”, Attn: Arthur Roy (Randy Worthley Memorial), 330 Russell St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Please include “cemetery beautification” on the memo line of the check to ensure proper deposit designation. This was Randy’s chosen “Commander’s Project” as State VFW Commander. If you wish to sign the online guest book, you may do so at Arrangements are with the Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville.