CHAPMAN — Loretta N., 88, died July 29. Honoring Loretta’s request a private memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church in Farmington. Internment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Farmington. Those wishing may make donations in Loretta’s memory to the American Cancer Society, New England Division Inc., One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1246. Arrangements under the direction of Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Serivces, 108 Court St., Farmington. Online condolences may be sent through the “contact us” option at the funeral home’s website

HOWARD — Jean C., 70, died July 27. Friends wishing may make donations in her memory to the Fairbanks Union Church, P.O. Box 206, Farmington, ME 04938. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Fairbanks Union Church of Farmington with visitation hours starting at 3 p.m. one hour before the funeral. The Rev. Scott Planting officiating. Internment in the Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. Arrangements under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan.

JENKINS — Aline E., 59, died July 28. At her request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park on Saturday at 11 a.m. Family and friends are invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories with Aline’s family by visiting her guest gook at Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04240-0819. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, 784-4584.

LAVERDIERE — Robert L., 69, of Livermore, died in Lewiston, Monday, July 27. A Mass of Christian Burial with full military honors will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay preceded by prayers at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Visiting hours Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Interment after the service at Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made in his memory to the Robert L. Laverdiere Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o SAD 36 Superintendent’s Office, 9 Cedar St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Messages of condolence may be sent to

MARCELLINO — John Sr., 92, of Rumford, died in Lewiston, July 28. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Aug. 2, at SG Thibault Funeral Home, with visitation by the VFW at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Parish of the Holy Savior, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford. Interment will be at St. John Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in his memory may be made to the Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave.. Rumford, ME 04276. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to John at Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford 04276, 364-4366,

MASON — Brenda Lee died July 28. Memorial services will be held at the Bethel Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Chuck Mason officiating. Memorials in Brenda’s memory are requested to The Brenda Mason Memorial Fund, c/o Key Bank, 96 Main St., Bethel, ME 04217.

MERRILL — Russell N., 77, of Litchfield and formerly of Lewiston, died on July 28, at the Hospice House in Auburn. Family and friends are invited to a chapel memorial service at the new Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta, on Thursday, August 6, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1327 Sabattus Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives Group, Lewiston.

PAUL — James E., 64, died July 29. Visitation Fortin/Lewiston Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church Saturday at 11 a.m. Committal to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are definitely preferred to Holy Cross Church, 16 St. Croix St., Lewiston, ME 04240, or to St. Dominic Regional High School, 121 Gracelawn Road, Auburn, ME 04210. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, 784-4584.

ROBERGE — Constance B., 81, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Wednesday, July 29. At the request of the family there will not be any funeral services. Private burial at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at Visitation will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

SMITH — Marion B., 91, of Norway, died in South Paris July 30. In accordance with Marion’s wishes there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Oxford. Marion’s daughter requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her mother’s memory to the Maine Veterans’ Home, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

TAYLOR — Ruth E. (Drown), 85, of Rome, formerly of New Sharon, died at Waterville, July 29. Family and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Routes 2 and 27, Farmington, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at the Center at 11 a.m. Committal services will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Farmington. After services, all are welcome to attend a family reception at the Lane-Dube AMVETS Post 33, Route 4, Jay. Remembrance gifts may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2208, 9 Church St., Augusta, ME 04330. Condolences may be sent to her family via e-mail to [email protected]

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