BEDNARCZYK – Stephanie, 88, died on July 16. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819, or online at Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

BROWN – Jeffrey F., 51, son of Hazel Brown died unexpectedly Saturday, July 14, in Auburn. Funeral services with military honors will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Arrangements under the care of the
GUY B. DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, Lewiston, 782-8221.

GAGNE – Richard A., 65, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, July 18. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on
FRIDAY at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Lewiston and Auburn Kidney Center, 710 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240, the American Heart Association Maine Affiliate Inc., P.O. Box 346, Augusta, ME 04330-0346; or to the St. Mary’s Breast and Cancer Center, 95-97 Campus Ave., Suite 6, Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. only at the family-owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, 784-4023.

LAFRANCE – Barbara Ann, 70, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, July 18. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fortin Group/Auburn. Funeral at Holy Family Church on Monday at 11 a.m. Those wishing may pay tribute to the family and watch moving memories of Barbara’s life at Those wishing may make memorial contributions in her memory to Maine Children’s Cancer Program, 295 Forest Ave., Shop ‘n Save Plaza, Portland, ME 04101; or the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Services under the care and direction of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 217 Turner St.,
AUBURN, 783-8545.

LeBLANC – Suzanne A. died May 7. A gathering to celebrate Suzanne’s life will be held for friends and family on Saturday, July 28, at the Senior Citizens Rooms in the Westport Town Offices on Fowles Point Road from 1 to 3 p.m. Burial will be on Monday, July 30, at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lewiston. Memorial donations may be made to Quota Club of Bristol, c/o Doris Bachand, 28 Intervale Road, Bristol, CT 06010.

MORNREAULT – Elmer A., 70, died July 17. Visitation Fortin/Auburn on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral Sacred Heart Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 217 Turner St.,
AUBURN, ME 04240, 783-8545,

STEPHENS – Beverly Hoffmann, formerly of Lewiston, died in Reading, Mass., May 19. Funeral services were private. Condolences may be sent to Raymond D. Stephens, 215 West St., Reading, MA 01867