Funeral notices for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014


COTE — Arthur Joseph, 88, of Auburn, died Saturday, Dec. 13. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 18, 1 p.m., at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, lower chapel. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-6449.

DOUCETTE — Robert G. “Bob,” 66, of Lisbon, died Saturday, Dec. 6. A celebration of Robert’s life will be celebrated at a later date. Arrangements under the care of DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, Lewiston and Lisbon, 782-8221.

EADS — Susan Louise Mahar, of Arkansas and formerly of Lewiston, died Friday, Dec. 5. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Poland. Arrangements under the care of the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, Lewiston, 782-8221.

LINDHOLM — Jane Ault, died Thursday, Dec. 11, in Brunswick. A memorial service to celebrate Jane’s life will take place at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Brunswick at 1 p.m. on Jan. 10. Donations in Jane’s name may be made to the Milton and Jane Lindholm Scholarship Fund at Bates College, the Jubilee Center in Lewiston or the Good Shepherd Food-Bank of Auburn. Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.

MARTIN — Vance L., 62, of Dixfield, died Nov. 24. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Dixfield Congregational Church. There will be a potluck. Remembrance gifts may be given to Rumford Community Hospital in honor of Vance.

NISKANEN — Charles R. Sr., 87, of Auburn, died Saturday, Dec. 13. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m., at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls, with interment in the spring at Maple Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may attend visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m., prior to the service.


PACHE — Eva B. “Bunny,” 77, of Rumford, died Saturday, Dec. 13. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius-St. John Church, 26 Maine Ave., Rumford. Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to McKennels Animal Adoption Agency, 88 Hall Hill Road, Rumford, ME 04276, in her memory.

SMITH — Marjorie E., 90, of Livermore Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 16. Visiting hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. A graveside service at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 218 Haines Corner Road, Livermore Falls, will be announced in the spring. In lieu of flowers, if desired, contributions may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.

SMITH — Richard F., of Auburn, died Saturday, Dec. 13. He was not one for sadness or tears, so there will be no services. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services.