BLOOD — Frances E., 82, of Bull Rock Lane in Dixfield died June 3. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Dixfield Congregational Church, 10 High St., Dixfield. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Dixfield Congregational Church or the Residents Activity Fund at Rumford Community Home, 11 John F. Kennedy Lane, Rumford, ME 04276. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com

CHAMPOUX — Maurice R., 80, of Lewiston, died June 5. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Maurice’s Life will be held MONDAY 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Interment with miltary honors at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memorial donations in Maurice’s memory may be made to St. Mary’s Emergency Room Renovation Fund PO Box 291 Lewiston, ME 04240 Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com Visitation Sunday 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023

CHESNEL — Died in Auburn, June 4, 2008, Joseph “Carl” Chesnel, age 62, of Auburn. Memorial visitation will take place Saturday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to noon, with a service starting at noon at the First Assembly of God Church, Hogan Road, Lewiston. In Carl’s memory, donations may be made to the Hospice House, Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210 Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.

GILBERT — Laurier L., died June 4. Visitation Fortin/Lewiston, Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Holy Family Church Saturday at 10 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Online guest book and moving memories may be viewed at www.mem.com. Those wishing, please send all donations to the “Activity Fund,” 3 West of St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave., Lewiston. ME 04240-0291. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, ME 04240, 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com

JACQUES — Claire Richards, 82, formerly of Livermore Falls, died in Jupiter, Fla. on June 1. Memorial service/luncheon for Claire will be on Thursday, June 12, at the Jupiter Elks Club. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, ALS Society, or the American Heart Association.

LaPLANTE — Linda Jean, 61, of Jay, died June 5, 2008. Memorial graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the Webster Cemetery in Farmington. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Route 133, Jay. Words of condolence may be sent to [email protected]

LEGERE — Grace Louise, 9, of Auburn, died Monday, June 2. Funeral services celebrating Grace’s life will be held TUESDAY, June 10, at 11 a.m. at East Auburn Baptist Church with Pastor Roger Cousineau officiating. A private committal service will follow at North Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the Legere family is accepting donations for a Trust to be set up in Grace’s name. The Trust will give annually to organizations who serve the needs of orphans and adoptive children and their families. Please send donations to Kenneth Albert, Esq., Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, P.O. Box 7230 Lewiston, ME 04243-7230. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com . Visitation will be held Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the family owned PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway in Lewiston, 784-4023.

MAILHOT — Leona A., 95, of LEWISTON, died June 4. Visitation Fortin/Lewiston, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Monday at 9 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Online guest book and moving memories may be viewed at www.mem.com. Those wishing may make donations in Mrs. Mailhot’s memory to Trinity Catholic School Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1540, Lewiston, ME 04241. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 784-4584 www.thefortingroup.com

OSGOOD — Evelyn L., 83, died June 2. Visitation Crosman Funeral Home, Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road, Durham. Committal will follow at Burr Cemetery in Freeport. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 170 U.S. Route One, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105, or the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road, Durham, ME 04222. A service of CROSMAN FUNERAL HOME, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951, www.crosmanfuneralhome.com

RAYMOND — Yvette, of Rumford, died in Lewiston in March. At her request there was no funeral or memorial service and the family honored that request. Interment was at St. John Cemetery on May 29. Burial prayers were conducted by Father Angelo LeVasseur on May 30. There will be a Mass in her memory on Saturday, June 21, at St. Athanasius and St. John’s Church. Those who desire may send condolences and donations in her memory to the Yvette Raymond Memorial Fund, c/o Wiles Remembrance Center, PO Box 621, Dixfield, ME 04224. The fund will be divided among several charities including breast cancer and her related charities. Wiles Remembrance Center of Dixfield assisted the family with the arrangements.

SLOCOMB — Melvin Dean, 62, of Lewiston, died May 27.  A private funeral service will be held.

STEVENS — Pastor Carl H., II, 79, died in Fallston, Md., June 3, 2008. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 7, at 1 p.m. at the West Sumner Universalist Church, West Sumner. Family and friends may attend visiting hours on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Weston Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com

THERIAULT — Norman R., 82, of Rumford died June 4 at his residence in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held on FRIDAY, June 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, with visitation by the VFW and American Legion at 1 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Athanasius-St. John Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rumford Hospital Annual Appeal, c/o Jane Bubar, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com

VOTER — Faye C. “Grammie Faye,” 93, of Farmington, died in Farmington, June 4, 2008. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Routes 2 and 27, Farmington, with Pastor Chandler Woodcock officiating. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services. Immediately following the services, committal prayers will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington. Following services, all are welcome to return to the center for a family reception. Those who desire may consider giving gifts to either the Franklin County 4-H Dairy Club, c/o Gaynelle Yeaton, 262 Whittier Road, Farmington, ME 04938 or to the Maine Milking Shorthorn Assoc., c/o Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Online condolences may be sent to [email protected] 


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