BELL — Benoit G., 78, of Lewiston passed away at his residence Jan. 12. Visitation at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17. Committal will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 784-4584.

BLANKENSHIP — Michelle, 24, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Jan. 11. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her family, c/o Laura Stevens, 121 Randall Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

BRACKETT — Clinton “Bud” Brackett passed away Jan. 11, peacefully at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor. A memorial service to celebrate Bud’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Simmons Harrington & Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. Al Roberts will officiate. A reception will follow the service at the Charles E. Sherman American Legion Post, Industrial Park Road, Boothbay. Burial will be in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Boothbay Harbor in the spring. In lieu of flowers, contribution in Bud’s memory, may be made to the Fisherman’s memorial fund, P.O. Box 304, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538. Arrangements are by Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home, Boothbay.

BROWN — Hilda W., died in Berlin, N.H., Jan. 11. Per Hilda’s request, there will be no service at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hilda’s memory may be made to Telstar High School Scholarship fund. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.

CLOUTIER — Lillian M., 94, a resident of Lewiston, died in Lisbon on Monday, Jan. 10. A funeral Mass honoring Lillian’s life will be celebrated on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Upper Church at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Prince of Peace Parish. Committal prayers will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillian’s memory to the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave., P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819, The Alzheimer’s Association, 170 U.S. Route One, Suite 250, Falmouth, Maine 04105; or to the St. Martin de Porres Residence, Inc., P.O. Box 7227, Lewiston, ME 04241-7227. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

CROOKER — Allen Robert Sr., 87, of Mechanic Falls, died in Auburn, Jan. 13. There will be no funeral. Donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care an Hospice in the name of Allen Crooker.

GILLIS – Lilla Mae Hodgson Taylor, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, in Auburn. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford with Pastor Carol Stevens officiating. Interment in the spring will be at the Demerritt Cemetery, West Peru. Friends are invited to call after 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Androscoggin Hospice House, P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243, in her memory.

LOLLEY — Carol Elaine, 48, died Monday, Jan. 10, at her home in Raymond. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Skeetfield Road, Oxford, with funeral services on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. Burial will be later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Carol Elaine Lolley to The Maine Children’s Cancer Fund, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, ME 04102. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

MacDONALD — Dorothy died Jan. 9. A Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Auburn at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, followed by a get-together. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 800-272-3900 in Dorothy’s name. Arrangements under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, Belfast.

McCARTHY — Edward M., 70, of Wales, died in West Roxbury, Mass., Jan 9. Funeral services honoring Ed’s life will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at noon at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. Arrangements by Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

POWERS — Stephen Lee Sr., 56, of Norway was taken unexpectedly on Jan. 13, to be with the Lord. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Route 117 in South Paris. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Maine Antique Tractor Club, c/o Harriett Spencer, 35 No. Shore Dr., Smithfield, ME 04978, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements under the care of Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford, ME 04270.

TYLER — Nancy C., 52 of Andover, formerly of Farmington Falls, died at Farmington, Tuesday, Jan. 11. A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held noon Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Chesterville Town Hall, Dutch Gap Road, Chesterville with Philip A. Curtis officiating. Memorial graveside services will be held in the spring at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nancy’s memory to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME 04330. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Funeral Home, Cremation Services & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

WESTLEIGH — Milford G., 83, died Jan. 12. Visiting hours will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston from 1 to 2 p.m. with funeral service to follow. Burial will be held privately at a later date at Maine Veterans’ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Milford’s memory to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210.


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