BARKER – Don, age 66, of Rumford, died Dec. 13, 2008. Visiting hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, with a celebration of Don’s life to be held at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. If so desired you may contribute to the charity of your choice, in his memory. When weather permits, go out and plant a tree. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford 04276. 364-4366 www.dignitymemorial.com.

BENTLEY – William M., 51, of Mexico, died peacefully Dec. 15, in Auburn. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the funeral home. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in Billy’s memory may be made to Sisters of Charity Foundation – Grieving Children and Teens, Campus Avenue, P.O. Box 7291, Lewiston, ME 04243. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to Billy 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.

BUCKLEY – Valore F., 77, died Dec. 13. Service will be in the spring at the Greene Valley Cementery. Arrangements are under the care of
Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston, ME 04240.

DAGNEAU – Yvette, 74, died Dec. 14. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the lower chapel of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Visitation will be held at the funeral home prior to the service on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or online at www.ahch.org.
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

DENIS – Lionel “Nel,” 74, died in Lewiston, Dec. 13. A memorial service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Cemetery in Auburn on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. to allow friends and neighbors to express their condolences to Nel’s family. Those wishing to make a donation in Nel’s honor may do so at the Hospice Fund, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, 04210.

DOWNING – Rachael E., 41, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, Dec. 13. A memorial gathering celebrating Rachael’s life will be held
SATURDAY, Dec. 20 from noon to 4 p.m. at her residence on 35 Dill St., Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Xavier Downing, 11255 Avenida De Los Lobos, Unit F San Diego, California 92127 to assist with her son’s college expenses. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

EASTMAN – Delphia May, 91, died Dec. 15. Funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the
MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276 with the Rev. John Gensel officiating. Interment in the spring at the Demerritt Cemetery, Peru. Calling hours from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the charity of your choice in her memory. Email condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]

GENOVA – Paul Arthur, M.D., 54, died in Portland, Dec. 13. Memorial visiting hours will be held at the Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodfords St. in Portland from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19. A memorial service will take place at Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave. in Portland, at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the conservation charity of your choice. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Genova family by visiting Paul’s guest book at www.mem.com.

GEORES – The Rev. Carl H. Geores Jr., died Monday, Dec. 15, in Monmouth. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, at Leeds Community Church, Churchill Road, Leeds. Visiting hours Friday, Dec. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church vestry on Churchill Road, Leeds. If desired, contributions may be made in memory of the Rev. Carl H. Geores Jr. to the Discretionary Fund for Leeds, Wales and Hartford churches for those in need. Send to Leeds Community Church, Vivian Addison, 123 Churchill Road, Leeds, ME 04263. Services under the care of
BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

GREEN – Theresa J., 72, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Friday, Dec. 12. At her request, there will not be any visitation or funeral services. Those wishing may make donations in Theresa’s 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. Arrangements by the
Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

KEOUGH – Donald M., 81, a resident of Auburn, died in Canton, Dec. 14. Funeral services honoring Donald’s life will be held
FRIDAY at 11 a.m. from the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham & Son with the Rev. Roger Cousineau presiding. Committal prayers to follow in the Chapman Room of Gracelawn Memorial Park followed by military honors. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Friends and family are invited to visit Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

PEARL – Leslie E., 76, of Turner, died in Turner, Sunday, Dec. 14. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Turner Village Baptist Church, Main Street in Turner. Interment at Keens Mills Cemetery in Turner. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Contributions desired to Maine Parkinson Society, 5 Bucknam Road, Falmouth, ME 04105. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

STERLING – Ray F., 76, died Dec. 14. Visitation Crosman Funeral Home Thursday Dec. 18, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. at The United Methodist Church, 19 School St. in Lisbon Falls. Committal will be held at a later date. Family and friends are invited to visit www.mem.com to pay tribute to Ray’s life. Those wishing to make donations in his memory may do so to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104-2396. A service of
Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lison Falls, 353-4951, www.crosmanfuneralhome.com.


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