COBURN — Herbert Clayton, 91, died on Dec. 7. A celebration of Herbert's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 15, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in honor of Herbert Clayton Coburn.
DARVEAU — John R., 61, of Avon, formerly of Augusta, died at Avon, Saturday, Dec. 8. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the North Monmouth Community Church. Cremation arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Funeral Home, Cremation Service & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.
DESCHENES — Yvette Madore, 88, of Santa Clara, Calif., passed away on Nov. 30. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. Louis Church in Auburn.
FLAGG — Pauline P., 85, a resident of Jay, and Sarasota, Fla., died Saturday, Dec. 8, in Venice, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be announced at a later date. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.
GRIMM — Ruth of Mechanic Falls, died in Auburn Dec. 9. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hartford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Hartford Community Church; or Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Andrews Chapel, 41 High St., Buckfield.
HALEY — Mary F., 96, of Minot, died at Clover Manor Thursday, Dec. 6. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Auburn. Committal will follow at Brookdale Cemetery in Auburn. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.
HUTCHINS — Vinton H., 79, a resident of North Turner, died Sunday, Dec. 9, in Auburn. Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the North Turner Union Presbyterian Church, 58 Howes Corner Road, Turner. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Members of the Nezinscot Masonic Lodge 101 will meet at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. If desired, contributions may be made in Vint’s memory to: North Turner Union Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 620, North Turner, ME 04266.
HUTCHINSON — Leon A., 82, of Mexico, died at Lewiston, Dec. 10. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, at the Mexico Congregational Church “The Green Church,” Main Street, Mexico with Pastor Izzy Radford-Nash, officiating. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St., Dixfield.
RANCOURT — Cecile of Lewiston, died Dec. 8 in Lewiston. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Sabattus. Interment in the spring, Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Donations may be made in her memory to the Special Olympics of Maine, P.O. Box 2170, South Portland, ME 04116. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
RONAN — John R. “Jack,” 87, died Sunday, Dec. 9, in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in Jack’s memory may be made to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main St., Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276.
WELCH — Theresa B., 97, of 440 Minot Ave., formerly of Schooner Estates, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9. Visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Committal to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Pine Tree Society (camp for children with disabilities), 149 Front St., Bath, ME 04530. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.