BIRON – Elvena C., 84, died Jan. 8. Visitation at Fortin/Auburn Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Burial in the spring at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to Clover Manor Patient Activity Fund, 440 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Biron family by visiting their guestbook at www.mem.com. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, AUBURN, 217 Turner St., 783-8545.

BRUSHWEIN – Ann Gardner, 59, formerly of Lewiston, died in Portland, Jan. 4. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held MONDAY at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church of the Prince of Peace Parish, Sabattus Street, Lewiston. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial donations in Ann’s memory may be made to either the Ingraham Crisis Center, 50 Lydia Lane, South Portland, ME 04106, or to the University of Southern Maine Scholarship Fund Portland, Me 04103. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Family and friends are invited to visit Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

BOISVERT – Albert J., 81, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Jan. 7. A Funeral Mass honoring Albert’s life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church. Committal services with military honors will be held later in the spring at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Lisbon. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

GAGNE – Ronald L., 71, died Dec. 23, 2009. A committal service will be held May 24, at noon at the VA Cemetery Mount Vernon Road in Augusta to allow distant family members to attend. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through [email protected], or mailed to Kelly Cloutier, P.O. Box 43, Palermo, ME 04354.

GALLANT – Olivette A., 71, formerly of Jay, died in Greensboro, N.C., Jan. 8. Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Spring interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

GROSS – Helena C., 83, died in Lewiston, Jan. 6. A private ceremony is planned for close family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in c/o the Bennett Breast Care Center, 12 High St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care and direction of CROSMAN FUNERAL HOME, Lisbon Falls, 207-353-4951.

HINES – James B., “Hinsey,” 77, of Rumford, died Jan. 8, at Togus. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with the Rev. Lawrence Shaw officiating. Calling hours from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday prior to the funeral service. Interment with military honors will be held in the spring at 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Andover. Visitation at 3 p.m. Monday of the Rumford Fire Department. Online signing of register book, condolences and memories may be shared at www.meaderandson.com.

LODGE – Ruth A., 99, of Gorham, died Jan. 8. There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dolby & Dorr Funeral Chapel, 76 State St., Gorham. Spring burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, North Yarmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Beacon Hospice, 54 Atlantic Place, South Portland, ME 04106.

ROY – Sgt. Matthew K., 26, formerly of Jay and Fayette, died in Cherry Point, N.C., Jan. 5. Services with full military honors will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. Visiting hours Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Spring interment will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sgt. Matthew K. Roy Scholarship Fund, c/o Jay High School, Superintendent of Schools, 33 Community Drive, Jay, ME 04239. Members of the VFW, AmVets and American Legion will meet at the funeral home on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

SULLIVAN – Jane, 89, of Freeport, died in Freeport on Jan. 7. Memorial visitation hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway. Private interment in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ctcrawford.com. Because of the loving care received by Jane from the staff at Hawthorne House, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s name be made to the Hawthorne Staff Fund, 6 Old County Road, Freeport, ME 04032.

VILES – Carlene L. (Forbes), 66, of Randolph, died in Farmington, Jan. 8. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Visiting hours Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Spring interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Livermore Falls. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

WOODS – Judy Ann (Buotte), 65, of Mexico, died Jan. 8, at Rumford Hospital. There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in Farrington Morton Cemetery in Mexico. If so desired, contributions in Judy’s memory may be made to the Parish of the Holy Savior, 126 Maine Ave., Rumford, ME 04276. You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Woods 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, 364-4366, www.dignitymemorial.com.


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