BELANGER — Cecile, 91, died Dec. 7. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the lower church of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to either the American Lung Association of New England, Headquarters, 460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451-1991, or the St. Martin de Porres Residence, P.O. Box 7227, Lewiston, ME 04243-7227. Donations, condolences, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
BLAIS — Carmen J., 95, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston Dec. 9. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, (lower chapel). Burial to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. At the request of the family there will be no visitation. Arrangements by Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 784-4023.
CHUTE — Larry J. died Dec. 8. In keeping with Larry’s wishes there will be no funeral services or graveside ceremony. Donations may be made in his memory to the charity of your choice. Condolences to the family and a photo tribute may be accessed at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
EARLE — Martina E. (Ashton), 83, died Dec. 9. Visitation at Fortin/Auburn on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service Monday at 11 a.m. at High Street Congregational Church in Auburn, followed by a light lunch in the church assembly hall. Commital will be at 1:30 p.m. at Gracelawn Memorial Chapel, Auburn. Family and friends are invited to visit www.mem.com to pay tribute to Martina’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the High Street Congregational Church youth summer camp scholarship program. A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, ME 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.
HARTMANN — Bruce M., 59, died Dec. 8. Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Crosman Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls. A special toast in Bruce’s memory will be given at 7 p.m. A private burial ceremony will be held at Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta. Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA, 02451-1991 in Bruce M. Hartmann’s memory.
MARCOTTE — Dr. Yvon W., 96, died Dec. 1. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Church. Entombment, St. Peter’s Cemetery Mausoleum. No visitation. Donations may be made in his memory to either the American Cancer Society, Northern New England Region, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086, or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515. Donations, condolences, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
MASON — Bertrum A., 84, died Dec. 10. At his request, services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place in the family lot at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Those wishing amy make donations in his memory to American Cancer Society, New England Division Inc., 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240. A service of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.
McGRAIL — John F., 76, died Dec. 9. At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Western Avenue, Augusta. Burial will be held in the spring in the family lot at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Manchester. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s name may be made to Charles McGrail Memorial Scholarship, c/o Cony High School, 60 Pierce drive, Augusta, ME 04330.
MONTGOMERY — Lorraine R., 80, of Rumford, died Dec. 8, in Auburn. At the request of the family, there will be no visitation, however a graveside memorial and celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010, at the Farrington-Morton Cemetery, Mexico. In lieu of cards and flowers, donations in Lorraine’s memory may be made to Clover Manor, c/o James Parker, 440 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements are under the direction of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford. Online condolences may be expressed at www.meaderandson.com.
PUGLIESE — Eleanor Louise Learned died Dec. 10. An hour of visitation will be held at the Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Leslie Foley officiating. If you are not able to attend, please celebrate Eleanor’s life with random acts of kindness. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Doris Day Animal League, 2100 L St. NW Washington, DC 20037 or ddal.org; responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hill, P.O. Box 82, Norway, ME 04268; Bethel Animal Hospital Second Chance Program, 179 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel, ME 04217 or an animal welfare organization of your choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.
WALKER — David E., 58, died Dec. 9. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel. Memorials in David’s memory are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.
YOUNG — Leroy N. died Dec. 7. A memorial service in celebration of Mr. Young’s life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. at The Fortin Group / Plummer and Merrill, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.


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