ATWOOD – Madelyn J., 81, died Jan. 20. At her request, there is no visitation or service. Interment will take place in the spring in the family lot at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sabattus. A service of CROSMAN FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND MONUMENT SERVICE, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.

BLACKWELL – Dennis Paul Sr., 64, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston, Jan. 21. Visitation will be held Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. with a funeral service starting at 3 p.m. at the NEW LOCATION of
DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston with the Rev. Roland Jacques officiating. Interment will be held in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 782-8221.

HEALD – Ann (Merrill), 85, died Jan. 21. A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, in the Chapel at Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Always included in the orbit of Ann’s care and concern were the wild birds and animals of her neighborhood, on which she lavished cracked corn, bird seed and other treats. In lieu of flowers, please scatter some wild bird seed in her honor in a good spot outdoors and consider a contribution to: “Safe and Sound Wildlife Rehabilitation” c/o Caryl Widdowson, 27 Whitney Road, Gray, ME 04039-7541, or Animal Refuge League, 449 Stroudwater St., Westbrook, ME 04092.

LANDRY – Joyce E., 78, died Jan. 20. A memorial service was held on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the All Faiths Chapel at the Vermont Veterans Home with Chaplain Kenneth Coonradt, officiating. Interment followed in the Veterans War Memorial Cemetery at the Vermont Veterans Home with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Resident’s Activities Fund at VVH through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

LIVINGSTON – Barbara E., 63, of Auburn, died in Auburn, Jan. 20. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn, on Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. You may also visit www.barbara-livingston.com. Donations in lieu of flowers should be made to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, Public Theatre in Lewiston, Connected Touch, Inc. (Casco) massage therapy, or the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, Hospice House. Arrangements by the
Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston.

PLOURDE – Jeanne L., 79, a resident of Lewiston, died in Auburn Wednesday, Jan. 21. A funeral Mass honoring Jeanne’s life will be celebrated on
SATURDAY at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (lower chapel). Interment in the family lot at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made in Jeanne’s memory to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

VAN METRE – Kenneth A., 48, a resident of Monmouth, died in Auburn, Jan. 18. A celebration of life service honoring Ken’s life will be held
SATURDAY, Jan. 31, at noon at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, with the Rev. Alan Austin presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s memory may be made to the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing, 10 High St., Suite 301, Lewiston, ME 04240 207-795-7118 or 1 877-336-7287. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Friends and family are invited to visit Friday, Jan. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

WARREN – Ruth P., 90, died Jan. 17. Funeral services will be held at The Fortin Funeral home in Auburn on Friday at 11 a.m. Committal will take place in the spring at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720; or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maine Chapter, P.O. Box 8730, Portland ME 04101. A service of the Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St.,
AUBURN, 04210, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.


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