AREL — Armand E., 89, of New Auburn, passed away Wednesday, April 17. Visitation from 2to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Sacred Heart Church. Burial at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Those wishing may make donations in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

BEANE — James W. departed this life on Friday, April 12. A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 18, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland.

DECKER — Lawrence F. “Larry,” 58, of Farmington, died at Farmington, April 15. Memorial visiting hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Wiles Funeral Home, Cremation Service & Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. A time of fellowship and refreshment will be held following the visiting hours at the Farmington Fire & Rescue. Gifts may be made in his memory to the Grady Pierce Memorial Fund to Benefit Youth Education. Checks may be made payable to the Treasurer State of Maine and mailed to MDIFW Youth Education, 41 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333.

DESJARDINS — Jean-Marc, 92, of Scarborough, died in Scarborough on April 15. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Services at 9 a.m. on Friday in the Lower Church of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Maine Veterans’ Home, 290 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

DIONNE — Gerald A., 59, of Mechanic Falls passed away in Lewiston, April 11. Funeral services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn with Deacon Dennis Mailhot officiating. Arrangements under the care of the DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, Lewiston, 782-8221.

FONTAINE — Mary Ann Giguere, 56, a resident of Livermore Falls, died in Lewiston Monday, April 15. A memorial Mass honoring Mary Ann’s life will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Committal services will be held later in the spring at Broadview Cemetery. At the family’s request, there will not be any visitation. Arrangements by the Pinette & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston 784-4023.

IVY — Robert C., 47, formerly of Lewiston died in Arkansas, April 15. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to time of service. Interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements by DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, 782-8221.

LEBEL — Isabelle M., 87, a resident of Lewiston, died in Auburn, April 14. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial honoring Isabelle’s life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on FRIDAY at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be later in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations in Isabelle’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905, or online Family and friends are invited to visit from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the PINETTE & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

McDONALD — Douglas B., 81, of Jay, died Tuesday, April 16, in Jay. A graveside funeral service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 100 Fayette Road, Livermore Falls. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

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