ARSENAULT – George E., 52, of New Portland, died in Augusta, March 22. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at SG Thibault Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at Parish of the Holy Savior, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford. If so desired, contributions in his memory may be made to Relay For Life (friends and family ties), c/o Dise Dunham, 58 Narrow Gage St., Kingfield, ME 04947. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to George at www.mem.com. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford 04276, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.

BEAL – Theresa W., 59, a resident of Pownal, died in Lewiston, March 24. Memorial services honoring Theresa’s life will be held
SATURDAY at 11 a.m. at the Small Point Baptist Church in Phippsburg with the Rev. Daniel Coffin presiding. Memorial donations in Theresa’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 80 Elm St., Portland, ME 04101, or at www.diabetes.org/honor. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Family and friends are invited to visit Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

CARSON – Jean C., 91, formerly of Syracuse, N.Y., died in Auburn, March 21. Memorial services honoring Jean’s life will be celebrated
FRIDAY, March 27, at 11 a.m. at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave., Auburn. Burial will be held at a later date in the family plot in Syracuse, N.Y. Memorial donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the mission programs at East Auburn Baptist Church and North Syracuse Baptist Church. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Friends and family are invited to visit on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dillingham and Son Memorial Chapel and on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to services at the East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave., Auburn. Arrangements by DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

COMEAU – Laureat, 86, died March 22. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the main church of St. Patrick’s Church at 11 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to send condolences online may do so at www.tributes.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to either the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or to the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing Endowment, 300 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
ALBERT & BURPEE FUNERAL HOME.



COYNE – Aino Esther, 86, formerly of West Paris, died in Pipe Creek, Texas, March 20. Visitation will begin Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Angelus Funeral Home Chapel in San Antonio, Texas, with a funeral service to begin at noon. Funeral services will conclude in our chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the ASPCA in memory of Mrs. Coyne. Condolences may be sent to the Coyne family at www.theangelusfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by the Angelus Funeral Home, 1119 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio, Texas 78215, (210) 227-1461.

DECKER – Carroll (Bucky) E. Jr. of Mechanic Falls, died in Lewiston, March 21. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on March 28, at the Vineyard Fellowship in Mechanic Falls. In lieu of flowers, Bucky’s family would like donations made in his memory to American Cancer Society, One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086.

DOSTIE – Lydia, 94, died March 22. There will be a period of visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in the downstairs chapel of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery.
ALBERT & BURPEE FUNERAL HOME.

DOUCETTE – Lucienne M., 93, died March 24. Visitation Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to Prince of Peace Parish, P.O. Box 1540 Lewiston, ME 04241, or to Adapted Sports Equipment for Veterans, Veterans’ Recreation Dept. Togus Regional Office, One VA Center, Route 17, East Augusta, Togus, ME 04330. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St.,
LEWISTON, 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.

FOSTER – Bertha C., 94, died March 25. There will be a private memorial gathering for family members. This spring, as Bertha had requested, there will be prayers said at her graveside. She will be buried at Riverside Cemetery. To recognize her love of animals, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Second Chance Program/Bethel Animal Hospital, 179 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel, ME 04217. This program finds good homes for homeless kittens and cats. Bertha made a wonderful home to many animals over her life. Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.

NELKE – Starr Rena, 69, of Winthrop, died at Winthrop, March 24. Family and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center,
308 Franklin Road, Route 133, Jay, Thursday, March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. from the funeral home, with a family reception to follow. All are welcome. Winter entombment at the funeral home. Spring interment will be at Water’s Hill Cemetery, North Livermore. Condolences may be sent to her family via e-mail to [email protected]

O’LEARY – John J. Sr., 76, of Rumford, died Wednesday, March 25. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, March 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at SG Thibault Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main St. Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to John at www.mem.com. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. THIBAULT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.

PAGE – Emma B., 84, of Bethel, died in Bethel, March 24. A memorial service will be held at the Bethel United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jeff Gross officiating. Memorials in Emma’s memory are suggested to the Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 387 Bethel, ME 04217 Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.

PIKE-LEAVITT – Jeannette A. (Stevens) 89, of Harrison, died in Harrison, March 22. A celebration of Jeannette’s life will be held in June when all family and friends can gather. Donations in his memory may be sent to Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 859, Harrison, ME 04040. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneral services.com.

ROY – Jeannette V., 89, of Jay, died in Farmington, Wednesday, March 25. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. Visiting hours Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at
FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Spring interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made in Jeannette’s memory to the Area Youth Sports, P.O. Box 363, Jay, ME 04239. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

SANDERSON – Archie L., 55, formerly of Unity, died in Lewiston on March 21. A memorial service will be held at a later date and to be announced in China. Arrangements by
PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

SOULE – Jeannette M., 80, died March 21. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass on Thursday at 9 a.m. at St. Louis Church. Committal will be held later this spring at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Auburn Catholic Community for St. Louis Church, 8 Sacred Heart Place, Auburn, ME 04210. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services,
LEWISTON, 70 Horton St, 784-4584, www.thefortingroup.com.


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