BAKER – Lester H., 89, died Dec. 24. A memorial service will be held at the Raymond-Wentworth Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Bridgton on Friday, Jan. 2, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Don Mayberry officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Harrison Village Cemetery. Memorials in Lester’s name are suggested to the Beals House, 1 VA Center, Togus, ME 04330. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.

BLAIS – Madeleine E., 93, died Dec. 23. Visitation at Fortin/Lewiston on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Louis Church. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Maine, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101-2406, or the Eden Fund at d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave., Lewiston, ME. 04240. Online guestbook, tributes and moving memories may be viewed at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services,
LEWISTON, 70 Horton St., 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.

BROWNING – E. Ray died Dec. 24. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Dec. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at
Adams – McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Svc., 108 Court St., Farmington. A funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. at the New Sharon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Karen Garcia officiating. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Interment will be in the spring at the New Sharon Village Cemetery.

COZART – Helen Marie, 71, died in Vinita, Okla., Dec. 19. Funeral services were held Dec. 22, with the Rev. Jerry Ogdon, assisted by adult director, Lynn Bartgis officiating. Interment will be at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Okla. Arrangements are under the direction of Burckhalter Funeral Home of Vinita, Okla.

DOUCETTE – Sister Mae, 91, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Dec. 24. A funeral Mass honoring Sister Mae’s life will be held on
Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion Chapel. Committal services will be held later in the spring at the Ursuline Sisters’ Cemetery in Waterville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ursuline Sisters’ Retirement Fund, in care of the Ursuline Provincialate, 45 Lowder St., Dedham, MA 02026. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. prior to the service at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion Chapel. Arrangements by the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

ENMAN – Claudette C., 59, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, Dec. 20. A memorial gathering honoring Claudette’s life will be held
SATURDAY, Jan. 3, from noon to 4 p.m. at the family residence on 9 Mark St. in Lewiston. Memorial donations in Claudette’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or online at www.stjude.org. Arrangements by PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

FITZPATRIC – Sheldon O.”Fitz,” 80, of Wilton, died at Wilton, Dec. 24. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. from St. Rose of Lima, Jay. Family and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center,
136 High St., Wilton, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Winter entombment at the funeral home. Spring burial with full military honors will be held at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton and announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in his memory to the Wilton Food Pantry, c/o Wiles Funeral Home, P.O. Box 827, Wilton, ME 04294. On-line condolences may be sent to his family via email to [email protected]

McDONALD – John P. Jr. “Pat,” 76, of Oquossoc died in Lewiston on Friday, Dec. 26. Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Interment in Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at
DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, 782-8221. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s name to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to stjude.org.

MORRIS – Roger L., 81, a resident of Leeds, died in Auburn, Dec. 22. A graveside service will be held in the spring at River Grove Cemetery, River Road, Leeds. Roger’s wishes were to have no visitation hours. If desired, contributions may be made in his memory to: Hospice House of Androscoggin, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or PALS Animal Shelter, 188 Case Road, Winthrop, ME 04364. Arrangements by
BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., P.O. Box 188, Monmouth, 04259. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneral home.com.

PECORARO – Ernestine Mary Teresa, died in Portland, Dec. 24. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Chase Funeral Home, 350 Main St., Westbrook. If desired, contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101.

QUINLAN – Jeannine I. “Jaye,” 73, formerly of Lewiston, died in Lisbon, Dec. 25. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Jaye’s life will be celebrated
MONDAY at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jaye’s memory may be made to The Lamp Alzheimer’s Care Facility, Lisbon Road, Lisbon, ME 04250. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Friends and family are invited to visit Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

SEVERY – Helen E., 95, of Livermore, died at Lewiston, Dec. 26. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service, honoring her life on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Wayside Bible Baptist Church on Route 4, Livermore. A luncheon hosted by the church fellowship will follow. All are welcome. Private springtime burial at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. Condolences may be sent to [email protected] Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton.

WELCH – John A. Sr., 70, of Mexico, died at Rumford, Dec. 25. The date and time of springtime graveside services at Farrington-Morton Cemetery will be announced at a later date. Family and friends are invited to informally gather at the home of his son and daughter-in-law in Mexico on Sunday from 1 to 4p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving gifts in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, Maine Affiliate, 80 Elm St., Portland, ME 04101. Services arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St., Dixfield, where condolences may be sent via e-mail to [email protected]


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