BENNETT – Kedmond W., of Poland, died Feb. 17 in Lewiston. Services will be private in accordance with Kedmond’s wishes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 343 Gorham Road, South Portland, ME 04106, or to the charity of your choice. Online guestbook, tributes and moving memories may be viewed at www.mem.com. A service of Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

BOTKA – Stephen H., 59, of Chesterville, died Feb. 21, in Livermore Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Spring interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made in his memory to the Lustgarten Foundation For Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714. Messages of condolence may be made at www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

BRETT – Carolyn, 53, of Portland, died Feb. 14. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Waterford Congregational Church, 15 Plummer Hill Road, Waterford. Anita White, pastor, will officiate. Memorial gifts in honor of Carol may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1534, Merrifield, VA 22116. Arrangements are by Jones Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, Portland.

CROUSE – Loren Otis, 73, of Mechanic Falls, died in Lewiston Feb. 18. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Arrangements are under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westonchandler.com.

GOSSELIN – Romeo A., 87, of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., died Feb. 19. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church,
Lewiston, with the interment to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of NE Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Please visit our online tribute at www.quinn-shalz.com. Services by Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

KIERKLEWSKI – Richard W., 74, of Turner, died Feb. 20, in Auburn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with visiting hours one hour prior to the funeral service at
FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Interment in the spring at Turner Village Cemetery, Turner. If desired, contributions may be made to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave, Lewiston, ME 04240. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

LACASSE – Leo A., 85, died Feb. 18. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial Mass on Saturday, March 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Philip’s Church. Committal to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in his memory to 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 Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services,
LEWISTON /AUBURN, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

LAFRANCE – Mary, 86, died Feb. 19. Visitations at Fortin/Lewiston on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 9 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (lower chapel). Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services,
LEWISTON, 70 Horton St., 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.

NORRIS – Petronela T., 94, died Feb. 19. Funeral services at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at the
MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276 with the Rev. Bruce Tyner officiating. Interment in the spring will be at Demerritt Cemetery, West Peru. Friends are invited to call after 1 p.m. Sunday prior to the funeral. Those who desire, please contribute to the Peru Fire Department, P.O. Box 49, Peru, ME 04290 in her memory. Email condolences and memories may be shared at [email protected]

POULIN – Jean Louis, 82, died Feb. 19. Visitations at Fortin/Lewiston on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in his memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. Online guestbook, tributes and moving memories may be viewed at www.mem.com. A service of Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services,
LEWISTON, 70 Horton St., 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.

RIVARD – Marthe, 97, died Feb. 19. Viewing will be at the Albert & Burpee Funeral Home, 253 Pine St., Lewiston on Sunday, Feb. 22, from noon to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 23, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, (the upper Church) at 11 a.m. Marthe asked that contributions, in lieu of flowers, be made to St. Peter and Paul Basilica, Bartlett Street, Lewiston ME 04240, or Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819.
ALBERT & BURPEE FUNERAL HOME.

SARTORY – Margo E. Jordan, 56, of Port Orange, Fla., died Feb. 17. A Memorial funeral service was held Saturday at the Shannon Maloney Funeral Home, 4084 Halifax Drive, Port Orange, Fla. The family prefers donations to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 4140 Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater, FL 32141; or to the American Cancer Society, 1737 North Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32117. Arrangements by Shannon Maloney Funeral Home.

STEGMAN – John R., 69, of Lisbon Falls, died Feb. 20 in Auburn. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 67 Frost Hill Ave., Lisbon Falls, with the Rev. Lionel G. Chouinard as celebrant. Military honors will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101 in his memory. Family and friends may offer condolences and tributes by visiting John’s memorial tribute at www.mem.com. Arrangements by Crosman Funeral Home, Lisbon Falls.


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