ALLEN – John James, 44, died June 28. A memorial service will be held July 2 at 1 p.m. at the Church of Latter Day Saints, 545 Maple Hill Road, Auburn.

BROWN – Raymond “Rayzor” Arthur, 66, of West Paris “Top of the Hill,” died in Portland, June 26. Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, July 1 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with military services at 7 p.m. by American Legion Stone Smart Post 82 of Norway at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in South Paris, with the Rev. Donald Mayberry officiating. Reception to follow downstairs in the church. Interment will take place at the Wayside Cemetery in West Paris with military honors being provided by the U.S. Army. In lieu of flowers, friends are welcome to make a donation in Ray’s memory to the Harold C. Perham Grandstand Fund, Town of West Paris, P.O. Box 247, West Paris, ME 04289. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

CHILD – Arthur Sr.,71, of East Wilton, died at East Wilton, Sunday, June 28. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton with the Rev. Steve Brownell Sr. officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the center Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Private family interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. Those who desire, may make memorial contributions in Mr. Child’s memory to the Dixfield Seventh-Day Adventist Church School, P.O. Box 605, Dixfield, ME 04224. Expressions of condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

CONLEY – Vera D. Carter, 81, of Auburn, formerly of Lewiston, died in Auburn, June 29. The family wishes to invite all who knew Vera to a time of visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dale Morell officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Brunswick. Condolences can be expressed at

DUMONT – John Frederick, 72, died June 24. Committal of ashes will be held at noon on Saturday, July 4, at the Alton Cemetery located on Bennoch Road in Alton. Friends and relatives are invited to share in a celebration of his life to be held at the Alton Municipal Building on 3352 Bennoch Road after the memorial service.Any cards or correspondence can be mailed to: Tammy Dumont Fisher, 96 Adolph Drive, Sabattus, ME 04280, or emailed to Donations and condolences to the family may be expressed at

GROLEAU – Laureat G., 89, of Lewiston, died June 29. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in the chapel at The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Thursday at 11 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. At his request, there are no visiting hours. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Groleau family by visiting their guestbook at A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, 784-4584.

NOLIN – Anita L., 68, died june 28. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240, in honor of their exceptional caregivers.

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