BAIRD — Carolyn L., 60, died oct. 4. Funeral service at Auburn Baptist Church Wednesday at 10 a.m. Committal and interment will take place in the family lot at Highland Cemetery in West Poland. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Baird family by visiting their guestbook at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

BEARD — Raymond Bruce, 40, died in Azalea, Ore., Sept. 17. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 11, at Two Lights State Park in Cape Elizabeth. Friends and family are welcome to attend. 

BRUNS — Charles Lawler Sr. of Gray, died in Portland Oct. 5. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Wilson’s Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church in Gray with the Rev. Ford officiating. A reception will follow the service in the Parish Hall at St. Gregory’s Church. Burial will follow at Gray Cemetery in Gray. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be sent in his name to St Joseph’s Manor Unit C, 1133 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04103.

CARTER — Edythe “Edie” of Poland passed away on Oct. 5, at The Hospice House. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210.

DELLA CROCE — Salvadore A., 61, of Oxford died Saturday, Oct. 3, in Oxford. At Mr. Della Croce’s request, there will be no services at this time. Arrangements under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26 Oxford, ME 04270. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.

KNIGHT — William Arthur, 82, died in Canton, Oct. 3. There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Parish of the Holy Savior. Interment will be at Demeritt Cemetery in Peru. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Parish of the Holy Savior Steeple Restoration Fund, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford, ME 04276. You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Knight family by visiting their guestbook 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.

MACOMBER — Blandine, 85, of Dixfield, died at Norway. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St., Dixfield with the Rev. John Gensel, officiating. Family and friends are invited to call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery, Dixfield. Condolences may be sent to the Macomber Family, P.O. Box 387, Dixfield, ME 04224.

POMERLEAU — Virginia A., 85, formerly of Jay, died in Farmington, Oct. 6. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at 10 a.m. at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, 04254. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

SMITH — Edward H., 91, formerly of Rumford, died in Conyers, Ga., Oct. 3. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, at SG Thibault Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at SG Thibault Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Demeritt Cemetery, Peru. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Edward H. and Gertrude C. Smith Scholarship Fund at Bates College, Development Office, Lane Hall, 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240 You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Smith family by visiting their guestbook 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.

THOMPSON — Dana S., 97, died Oct. 6. Visitation The Fortin Group/Auburn Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by funeral at 11 a.m. Graveside committal Highland Cemetery, Megquier Hill Road, West Poland. In Mr. Thompson’s memory, donations may be made to Central Maine Medical Center, c/o Central Maine Healthcare, 364 Main St., P.O. Box 98, Lewiston, ME 04243-9936, or AHCH Hospice Fund Androscogggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Thompson’s family by visiting their guest book at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, ME 04210, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

TIDSWELL — Earland E. Sr., 82, died Oct. 4. Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford with the Rev. John Gensel officiating. Interment will be in the Turner Village Cemetery. Those who desire, may contribute to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 284 Main St., Suite 290, Wilton, ME 04294 in his memory. Online condolences may be expressed at meaderandson.com.

TUFTS — Alice B., 85, died Oct. 6. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery, Route 1, Hancock with the Rev. Roy Desrosiers Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Alzheimer’s Association Maine Chapter, Maine, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, where memorial condolences may be expressed at www.stetsonsfuneralhome.com.


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