CHURCHILL – Norton B., 98, died Dec. 22. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral and Masonic services at The Fortin Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn, Monday at 1 p.m. Committal will be in the spring at Oak Hill Cemetery in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations in Norton’s memory may be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, Springfield Hospital, 516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104, c/o Kora Temple, 11 Sabattus St., Lewiston, ME 04240. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Churchill family by visiting their guest book at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., AUBURN, 783-8545.

FERLAND – Gwendolyn J. “Pinkie,” 89, died on Dec. 19. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Parish of the Holy Savior St. Athanasius – St John Church, Rumford. Those who desire may contribute to the Rumford Community Home Activity Fund, 11 JFK Lane, Rumford, ME 04276, in her memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.meaderandson.com.

HELMS – Beverly M., 72, of Greene, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, in Auburn. A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Fortin Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn. Committal services will be held at a future date at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to visit www.mem.com to pay tribute to Beverly’s life. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Homes Cremations and Monument Services, AUBURN, 783-8545, www.thefortingroup.com.

LANDRY – Alice F., died on Dec. 25, in South Paris. Family and friends may call at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris, Monday, 7 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Maine Alzheimers Association, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth. On Tuesday, Dec. 29, family and friends may call at the M.R. Laurin and Son Funeral Home, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell, Mass. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m., at the Parish of St. Rita Church in Lowell followed by interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery,Tewksbury,Mass. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.westonchandler.com

MARTEL – Betty J., 88, a resident of 16 Dupuis Ave., Lewiston, died in Auburn, Dec. 23. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Betty’s life will be celebrated TUESDAY, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at St. Philip’s Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Auburn. Graveside committal prayers will be held later in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations in Betty’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Family and friends are invited to visit Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

OUELLETTE – Claire H., 80, died Dec. 21. Visitations at Fortin/Lewiston on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Ouellette family by visiting their guestbook at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, LEWISTON, 70 Horton St., 784-4584.

VARHOLA – Irene, M., 85, of Margate, Fla., and Greenwood, passed away on Dec. 24, in Norway. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 28, at SG Thibault Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Bethel. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330, or the Macular Degeneration Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276. 364-4366 www.dignitymemorial.com


WHEELER – Clyde L., 85, died on Dec. 21. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at the First Congregational Church, Eustis Parkway, Waterville. There will be no public visiting hours. Interment will be at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Augusta, at a later date. Arrangements are by the Redington Funeral Home, Waterville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to Waterville Area Humane Society, 100 Webb Road, Waterville, ME.


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