BEAN – Paul A., 49, of Lincolnville, died unexpectedly on March 18 in Woolwich. Visitation is at Fortin / AUBURN on Thursday, March 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A committal service will take place at a later date. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

Briggs – “Gwen,” Gwendolyn L., 81, of Andover, passed away on March 20. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday March 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on
Friday, March 23, at the Calvary Bible Church, Rt. 5, Andover, ME, with the Rev. Ken Wagstaff officiating. If so desired contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Maine Street, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086-1240, or the charity of ones choice. Spring interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery Andover. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to her at www.mem.com Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME, 04276. 364-4366 www.dignitymemorial.com

COOK – Alfreda I., 74, died March 19, in Norway. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, March 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Route 26, Oxford. A funeral service for family and friends will be held on Friday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of South Paris with the Rev. Donald Mayberry officiating. In lieu of flowers donations, in her memory may be sent to Stephens Memorial Hospital, 181 Main Street, Norway, ME 04268, c/o Cardiac Rehabilitation Department. Online condolences may be expressed at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.

DUMAIS – Roland G., 91, of Lewiston, died on March 18. Funeral services will be held in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, on Saturday, at 11 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services, P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME, 04243-0819, or online at www.ahch.org .
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.



Gardner – Edwin M., 87, of Waterford, died in Norway on March 20. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Elm Vale Cemetery in South Waterford. Arrangements are under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 230 Main St., Norway. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com

GIROUX – Laura L., 78, of Turner, died Monday, March 19, in Lewiston. Memorial services will be held at the North Turner Union Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 22, at 6 p.m., with a time of visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Donations in her memory may be sent to Turner Rescue Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 135, Turner, ME 04282. Arrangements are under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home, High Street, Buckfield.

HADLEY – Carmen J., 61, of West Paris, died in Norway on March 19. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the South Woodstock Seventh Day Adventist Church, with spring interment at Wayside Cemetery, West Paris. Family and friends may call at the Andrews Funeral Home, 64 Andrews Road, South Woodstock, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts in her memory to the West Paris Alumni Association, P.O. Box 179, West Paris, ME 04289.

HANSCOM – Joseph B., Jr., 87, of North Jay, died in Farmington, on March 20. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the Knights of Columbus hall in Jay. Interment will be in the spring, at Birchland Cemetery in North Jay. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Jay High School Football Boosters Club, 5 Tiger Drive, Jay, ME, 04239. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center,
136 High St., Wilton. Words of condolence may be e-mailed to [email protected]

Heldman – Lorraine J., 68, of Litchfield, died in Lewiston on Wednesday, March 21. A Memorial service will be held on
Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home. Interment in the family lot at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, Inc., One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. A Memorial gathering will be held on Friday, from 4-7 p.m. at the family owned Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, 784-4023.

MARTINKUS – Linwood S., 75, of Lewiston, died Saturday, March 17, in Lewiston. Funeral services will be private. Interment in the spring at Riverside Cemetery in Lewiston. An “on air” memorial featuring Linwood’s favorite music will be broadcast Thursday, from 2 to 6 p.m., on WRBC, 91.5 FM.
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

RISBARA – Timothy C., 35, of South Paris, died in Lewiston on March 20. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m. It was his wish that in lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, PO Box 6003, Albert Iea, Minn., 56007. (Internet: livestrong.com ) Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com

ROLFE – Ella P., 85, died in Norway, on March 20. Family and friends may attend visitation on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 230 Main St., Norway. Graveside services will be held in the spring, at Woodlawn Cemetery in North Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stoneham Rescue, PO Box 42, Stoneham, ME, 04231. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.westonchandler.com


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