BOIVIN – Joseph Eugene, of Rumford, died Jan. 30, in Rumford. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, with visitation by the area Fire Departments at 7:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Parish of the Holy Savior (Sainta Athanasius and John Catholic Church) officiated by the Rev. Raymond Picard, who also officiated at Eugene’s wedding. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave., Rumford, ME 04276. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Boivin family by visiting their guestbook at Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford, ME 04276. 364-4366

JASKALEN – Dorothy V., 84, a resident of Livermore Falls, died Saturday, Jan. 30, in Farmington. Funeral services at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visiting hours from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday. Spring interment, Moose Hill Cemetery, Moose Hill Road, Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, Northern New England Region, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

LAVERDIERE – Rodolphe G., 87, died on Jan. 31. Funeral services will be held in the downstairs chapel of Saints Peter and Paul Basilica on Thursday, 11 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 51 US Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Donations, condolences, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at

SHAFFER – Richard B., 73, died on Jan. 28. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations by sent to National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. There will be an informal gathering of family and friends on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 406 River Rd., in Livermore. Online condolences may be offered at

SWAIN – Robert B., 89, died Saturday, Jan. 30, in Auburn. Funeral services with Military Honors at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Andover Congregational Church, Andover, with the Rev. Jane Rich officiating. Calling hours from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276. Those who desire, please contribute to the Andover Fire and Rescue, PO Box 402, Andover, ME 04216, or to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn, ME 04210. Online signing of the register book, condolences and memories and video tribute may be shared at

WALTON – William J. Jr., 90, of Sabattus, died Jan. 29 in Lewiston. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Fortin Group/ABUURN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Sabattus at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Committal will be held at a later date at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta. In William’s memory, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Springfield Hospital, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104, c/o Kora Shriners, 11 Sabattus St., Lewiston, ME 04240. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Walton’s family by visiting their guest book at A service of Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

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