BIRKBECK — James T. Jr., 55, formerly of Lewiston, died in Dixmont July 7. Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering on Sunday at noon, at 171 Richmond Road (Route 197) Litchfield. Arrangements by Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 784-4023.

BUCKLIN — Harold W. Jr., 83, a resident of Jay, died Friday, July 9, in Farmington. A Mass of Christian Burial with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 12, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Members of the Military Organizations will meet at the funeral home Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Hinkley Hill, Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to: Camp Sunshine in memory of his granddaughter, Danielle St. Cyr, 35 Acadia Road, Casco, ME 04015.

CRAW — Richard W., 69, died July 8. At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 22, at 11 a.m. at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. Burial will follow in the new Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richards name may be made to: Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, c/o MaineGeneral Health, Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903-0828.

DUCHETTE — M. June, 85 of Norway died July 7 , at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St. Route 26, Oxford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Norway. Interment will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Oxford following a reception downstairs in the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stephens Memorial Hospital in June Duchette’s memory for future surgical service renovations.

JANICE — Rita B., 86, of Gray, died July 8. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at www.americanheart.org.

MITCHELL — Frederick E., 78, died July 6. Visiting will be held on Monday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund at the Maine Veterans’ Home, 310 Cony Road, Augusta 04330, or HealthReach Hospice P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903.

MORENCY — Paul B., 73, of Norway died Tuesday, July 6, at the Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. At the family’s request, there will be no services held at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26 Oxford.

PHILIPPON — Paul A., 67, formerly of Lewiston,died in Seaside, Ore., July 6. No public service is planned. Arrangements were by Hughes-Ransom Cremation and Mortuaries in Seaside, Ore.

PRATT — Denis Roland, 60, of Kennebunk died July 7. Memorial visitation will be on Sunday, July 11, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk, where a celebration of life service will follow at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored to have memorial donations in tribute to Denis’ life passion to aiding those with disabilities: Alpha One, 127 Main Street, South Portland, ME 04106. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, www.bibberfuneral.com.

WILLIAMS — Rev. Richard Rhys, 87, of Otisfield died Monday, July 5, at Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris. A celebration of his life and dedication to the church will be incorporated into the regular Sunday service at Christ Episcopal Church, Norway at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 18. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The General Theological Seminary, 175 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10011-4983, or The Order of the Holy Cross, P.O. Box 99, West Park, NY 12493-0099, or Christ Episcopal Church, Norway, ME 04268. Arrangments under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Route 26, Oxford.


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