BURNELL – Mearle H., 60, of South Paris, died in South Paris, Jan. 11. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris, with interment in the spring at Gray Village Cemetery in Gray. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations directly to his family to assist with final expenses. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com.

CARON – Normand A., 81, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Wednesday, Jan. 7. A memorial Mass honoring Normand’s life will be celebrated on
Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Interment in the family lot at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Normand’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. At the request of the family, there will not be any visitation. Arrangements by the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

DRAPEAU – Alfred William “Slugger,” 65, of Rumford, passed away on Jan. 12. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, at SG Thibault Funeral Home, where a service will follow at 8 p.m. with the VFW, the American Legion, and the Maine Military Funeral Honors Program participating. Interment will be in the spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Maine Division, 1 Main St., Topsham, ME 04086. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to Al 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.

DUFOUR – Joanne died Jan. 11. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Holy Cross Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210.
ALBERT & BURPEE FUNERAL HOME.

FORTIN – Jeanne Kay, 59, passed away on Jan. 10, in Lewiston. Memorial services will be held at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave., on Saturday, Jan. 17, at noon. Arrangements by
Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.

HEBERT – Sister Rella, 95, died in Biddeford, Jan. 11. Visiting hours are at St. Joseph Convent, 409 Pool St., Biddeford on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Convent. The burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. Arrangements by Hope Memorial Chapel, Biddeford.

MERCIER – Yvette L., 89, died Jan. 12. Visitation Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Prince of Peace Parish at Holy Cross Saturday at 11 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to New Gloucester Fire and Rescue, 385 Intervale Road, New Gloucester, or to their favorite organization. To sign an online guestbook and send tributes to the family, please visit www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St.,
LEWISTON, 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.

McCARTHY – Gloria R., of Lewiston, died suddenly at her home in Lewiston. Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Funeral Alternatives, with a memorial service to commence at 3 p.m. Arrangements by
Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston, 784-1700.

McKINNEY – Florence D., 84, of Lisbon died on Jan. 8 in Lewiston. There will not be any services at this time. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.

MIKOLAJCZYK – Denise E., 49, formerly of Auburn, died in Papillion, Neb., Jan. 11. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Denise’s life will be celebrated FRIDAY at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church. Committal prayers with military honors to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memorial donations in Denise’s memory may be made to Brain Injury Association of Maine, 13 Washington St., Waterville, ME 04901. 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 the
PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

RICHARD – Elizabeth, 68, of Livermore, died in Auburn, Sunday, Jan. 11. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at
FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Interment at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. If desired, contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to the Tri-Town Ministerial Assoc. Food Cupboard, P.O. Box 314, Livermore Falls, ME 04254, or Maine Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 553, Portland, ME 04112. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneral home.com.

SAWYER – Jessie E., 25, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner.

STEELE – Kevin, 56, died on jan. 7. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Church in Auburn. Interment in the spring, Richmond Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, c/o Maine Children’s Cancer Program, 100 Campus Drive, Unit 107 Scarborough, ME 04074.
Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.


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