Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

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ATKINSON — Shannon Lee, 65, of Buckfield, died on Jan. 20, at home, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with leukemia. Graveside service will be held in the spring and are to be announced at a later date. Shannon requested, in lieu of flowers, please donate in her memory to: East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave., Auburn, ME 04210; or American Cancer Society, Hope Lodge, 7 Oak St., Worcester, MA 01609; or Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston ME 04240.

BOURNAKEL — Antigone, died Jan. 20. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Committal will be held in the spring at Oak Hill Cemetery. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 155 Hogan Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Goup Funeral Home/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

BUSSIERE — Clifford Edward, 53, of Lewiston, died Saturday, Jan. 19. Service will be held on Friday, Jan 25, at the VFW, 588 Minot Ave., Auburn, between 5 and 9 p.m.

BUSSIERE — Gertrude R., 97, died Jan. 20. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Louis Church at a later date in the spring followed by entombment at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Gertrude’s memory to: Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

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CARRIER — Leonile N. “Nel,” 83, of Auburn, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion. Visitation at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Holy Family Church. Committal with military honors to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, Eden Fund, 102 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

COTE — Rachel Ann of Readfield, died Jan. 20. Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Hope Baptist Church, 726 Western Ave., Manchester, where a Christian service will follow at 11. Burial will be at a later date in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mechuwana Special Need Summer Camp, P.O. Box 277, Winthrop, ME 04364. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop.

DANFORTH — Arthur L. Sr., 78, died Jan. 21. At Arthur’s request, there will not be a visitation. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sabattus. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME, 784-4584.

DUCHEMIN — Arthur E., 59, of Mechanic Falls, died in Lewiston Jan. 19. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Hosanna New Testament Church in Oxford. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the funeral home to assist with his final expenses. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

FLAGG — Kenneth C. Jr., 59, of Carthage, died at Rumford, Jan. 21. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St., Dixfield. Family and friends are invited to call at the center from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. Interment will be in the spring at the New Newman Cemetery in Carthage.

FLOYD — Harold “Bud” Linwood Sr., 70, a resident of Livermore Falls, died Monday, Jan. 21, in Auburn. Burial at the East Monmouth Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

GROVER — Katherine Stuart passed away peacefully, on Jan. 19, at the Bridgton Health Care Center after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A celebration of Kathy’s life will be held at Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bridgton Residential Care Activities Fund, Attention: Linda Fifield, 186 Portland Road, Bridgton, ME 04009.

HAYES — Karen H., 53, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, Monday, Jan. 21. Family and friends are welcome to join for a memorial gathering on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

KNIGHT — Susan Barbour, 65, died Monday, Jan. 21, at her residence in Dixfield. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276, with the Rev. John Gensel officiating. Interment in the spring will be at the Greenwood Cemetery, Dixfield. Friends are invited to call after 10 a.m. on Friday prior to the funeral. Those who desire, please contribute to the Ludden Public Library, 40 Main St., Dixfield, ME 04224 in her memory.

KOWALZYK — Harriet Geneva Cormier, 97, passed away peacefully on Jan. 20, in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366.

THEBERGE — Alphonse L., 77, of Lewiston passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22. Visitation at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday followed by a service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association of Maine, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074-9843. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

TILL — Michael W., 45, of Norway, passed away quietly at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn, on Saturday, Jan. 19, surrounded by his family. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial celebration of life on Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael’s memory to the South Paris VFW, Floyd Harlow Post, P.O. Box 444, South Paris, ME 04281, or to a supporting veterans group of your choice. Arrangements by Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

WHITCHER — Marjorie Eleanor passed on Jan. 20. Friends and family are invited to a memorial visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. A memorial service will be held after the visitation at 11 a.m.

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