ARSENAULT – Edward M., 88, of Knox St. in Rumford, died Saturday, Aug. 15, in Waterville. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, at SG Thibault Funeral Home, with visitation by the American Legion at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, at Parish of the Holy Savior, 126 Maine Ave., in Rumford. Interment will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Rd., in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Ed’s memory be made to the Resident’s Activity Fund, Volmer Country Living Center, 513 Main St., Vassalboro, ME 04989. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to Edward at www.mem.com Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276. 364-4366 www.dignitymemorial.com

BERGERON – Lorraine R., 77, died on Aug. 15. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and funeral services will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Church. Interment, Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery. A photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

FREDA – Rocky, 60, of Bethel, died in Norway on Aug. 14. SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, AUG. 17, AT 1 p.m., AT THE SUNDAY RIVER GRAND BALLROOM, NEWRY. Memorials in Rocky’s memory are suggested to Upper Andro Anglers Alliance, P.O. Box 244, Bethel, ME 04217; or to TU Trout Camp, Attn: Greg Ponte, 86 Mead Point Road, West Gardiner, ME 04345.Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com. Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.

HARDY – Ronald G., 63, a resident of Norway, died in West Paris, Aug. 13. Private burial will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lewiston. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

HATFIELD – Roland L., 91, of Lewiston, died in Auburn, Aug. 14. Family and friends are invited to visit from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on MONDAY at the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham & Son. Graveside military honors to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn. Memorial donations in Roland’s memory may be made to Clover Manor Rehab, 440 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Arrangements by DILLINGHAM & SON MEMORIAL CHAPEL 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449.

HOWE – Joan C. Howe, 75, of Hanover, died on Aug. 15. There are no public calling hours but friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug., 18, at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius – St. John Church, Rumford. Interment will be in the Hanover Cemetery, Hanover. Those who desire, please contribute to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 284 Main St., Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294 in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St, Rumford, Maine 04276. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.meaderandson.com

KNOWLES – Eloise M., 65, of Temple, died at Temple on Thursday, Aug. 13. Memorial graveside services will be held at 5 p.m., Tue., Aug. 18, at the Village Cemetery in Temple with the Rev. John Tolman officiating. Following the service, everyone in attendance is invited to a time of fellowship and refreshment at her daughter, Belinda Maillet’s home at 285 Day Mountain Road in Temple. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Funeral Home Cremation Service & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington. Words of condolence may be sent via e-mail to [email protected]

LAPLANTE – Lawrence E. “Larry” LaPlante, 51, of Jay, died at Lewiston, Saturday, Aug. 15. Graveside memorial services with military honors will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Webster Cemetery, Farmington. The family asks that donations be directed to the Mt. Blue State Park, c/o Maine Department of Conservation, PO Box 327, Farmington, ME 04938. Words of condolences may be directed to [email protected] Cremation and memorial services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

LEAVITT – Janice M., 83, of Auburn, died in Lewiston on Aug. 14. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, at 1 p.m. Monday. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Leavitt family by visiting their guest book at www.mem.com. A service of Fortin Group /Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545.

MANDY – Gisela S., 81, of Oxford, died Aug. 15, at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Rte. 26, Oxford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gisela’s memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Topsham, ME 04086. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com

PETTENGILL – Larry D., died on Aug. 14. Family and friends are invited to visit from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 11a.m., at St. Patrick’s Chapel, on Walnut Street in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the care of FUNERAL ALTERNATIVES GROUP, 25 Tampa ST., Lewiston, ME 04240


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