BICKFORD — Leslie A., 64, died July 29. Visitation Fortin/Auburn Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. with a memorial service to follow at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Committal will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Family and friend are invited to visit www.mem.com to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories of Leslie by visiting his guest book. Those wishing to make donations in his memory may do so to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545.

BROWN — Gerald R. “Brownie,” 77, of Rumford, died July 29. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius-St. John Church, Rumford. Interment at St. John Cemetery, Rumford with Military Honors. Calling hours from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276. Visitation at 6 p.m. Sunday of the American Legion, VFW, DAV and Auxiliaries. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.meaderandson.com.

COLLINGWOOD — Charles H. Sr., of Turner, died in Auburn, July 24. At his request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Turner Rescue or Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn.

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 www.mem.com. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford 04276, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.

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, Aug. 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.

ROWLAND — Mervin, 91, died July 31. Visiting hours will be held at the Andrews Funeral Home, 64 Andrews Road, South Woodstock on Sunday, Aug. 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the East Sumner Congregational Church on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Eva Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, Sumner. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.

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 www.westonchandler.com.

YOUNG — Dottie, 56, of Buckfield, died in Buckfield, July 29. Visiting hours will be held at the Andrews Funeral Home, Buckfield, on Sunday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held at the Damon Cemetery on Monday, Aug. 3, at 3 p.m. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.


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