BLAIS – Adele D., 93, of Auburn, died Thursday, Feb. 22. Family and friends are welcome to meet at the Fortin Group Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Monday, prior to the 11 a.m. funeral at the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul. Committal at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so in Adele’s memory to The Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, 27 Bartlett St., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, ME 04240, www.thefortingroup.com.

COLEMAN – Ruth G., 92, of Auburn, died Friday, Feb. 23. At Ruth’s request, there will be no visitation and a memorial service will be held in the spring at Gracelawn Memorial Park, time to be announced. Those wishing to make donations in her name may do so to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04240-0819. A service of Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services,
Lewiston/Auburn, 784-4584, www.thefortin group.com.

CRAWFORD – Victor R., 86, of Mexico, died in Auburn, Thursday, Feb. 22. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa’s Church, Brown Street, Mexico. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210.

DECKER – Robert James, 30, of Wilton, died in Turner on Tuesday, Feb. 20. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington, with the Rev. John Tolman officiating.

HERLING – Janette W., 85, of Durham, died Thursday, Feb. 22. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Crosman’s Funeral Home. Funeral at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Congregational Church of Durham. Those wishing to make memorial contributions in Janette’s memory may do so to the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road, Durham, ME 04222, or to the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04240-0819. A service of
Crosman Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951, www.dignitymemorial.com.

HOY – Ralph C., 89, of Greenwood, died Friday, Feb. 23. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon Street, Bethel. Funeral services will be held at the Bethel Alliance Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at with the Rev. Kevin Bellinger officiating. Spring burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Bethel.

PENNAMACOOR – Estelle, 88, formerly of Worcester, Mass., and Boca Raton, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 22, in Lewiston. Services and interment will be held at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at the Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, Mass. No visitation. Family and friends are invited to join the family for Shiva at the home of Estelle’s daughter, Melissa, at 214 South Main St., Auburn, Sunday starting at 8 p.m. and Monday starting at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, Temple Shalom Synagogue, 74 Bradman St., Auburn, ME 04210, or to the charity of your choice.
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

STEVENS, Sr. – Walter G., 62, of Sabattus, died Thursday, Feb. 22. A memorial service will be announced in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.

WHITTINGHAM – Leo, 85, died on Feb. 17. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Interment in the spring, Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. If preferred, donations may be made to the ALS Association, Northern New England Chapter, The Concord Center, 10 Ferry St., Suite 438, Box 314, Concord, NH 03301.
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.


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