BATES – Eleanor W., 90, died Nov. 6. Visitation Fortin / Auburn Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at St. Phillips Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lewiston. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Eleanor’s memory to The National Alzheimer’s Association, The National Association of the Mentally Ill, or a charity of one’s choice. A Service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545,

FARRELL – Barbara E., 75, of Mechanic Falls, died in Mechanic Falls Nov. 5. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

STARKEY – Myrna A., 97, formerly a resident of Auburn, died in Lisbon, Nov. 7. Graveside services will be held
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Auburn, with Chaplain Elaine Armstrong officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Myrna’s memory to the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at There will not be any visitation. Arrangements by the family-owned DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

THIBODEAU – Ericka L., 34, died Nov. 3. Visitation Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 6 p.m. At the request of the family, donations to the SPCA in Ericka’s name are encouraged in lieu of flowers. Donations may be made to Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. To sign an online guest book and offer tributes to the family in Ericka’s memory, please visit A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 217 Turner St.,
AUBURN, 783-8545,

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