ALLEN — Dorothy Rose, 83, of Oxford, died Friday, March 7. Family and friends may attend visitation on Friday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford. Graveside services will be held in the spring. Donations in her memory may be made to Oxford Congregational Church. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

BENSON — Beverly, 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 1. A celebration of her life and her brother’s Dick’s life will be held Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m., at the American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.

BRANN — Patricia Doris, 81, of Lewiston, died Thursday, March 6. Funeral services honoring Patricia’s life will be celebrated on Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, with the Rev. Peter Mars officiating. Burial will be held privately in the spring at the Riverside Cemetery in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Patricia’s memory to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240 or at www.gahumane.org. Visitation will be held on Sunday March 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. only at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

CHASE — Kenneth W., 61, died Friday, March 7, at home. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m., on Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray. A graveside service will be in Upper Gloucester Cemetery the spring.

JORDAN — Richard, 87, of Gray, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 7. Visiting hours will be held at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray, on Friday, March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. A celebration of life for he and his sister Beverly will be held at the American Legion Hall at 15 Lewiston Road, Gray, on Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m. Children are encouraged to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Richard M. Jordan Scholarship Fund, c/o Cathy Manchester, 19 Main St., Gray, ME 04039, which will be given yearly to a deserving student athlete at Gray-New Gloucester High School that is pursuing a career in elementary education.

MORRELL — Noel R., died on Tuesday, March 4. A memorial service will take place at Fortin Group/Auburn on Tuesday, at 11 a.m. Committal St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in his memory to AHCH Hospice Fund, Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240 or the the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

SIMMONS — William A. “Bill,” 44, of Andover, died Thursday, March 6. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Andover Congregational Church, with the Rev. Jane C. Rich officiating. Those who desire may contribute to the Arbor House, c/o Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240 in his memory. Arrangements are under the direction of MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford.

TRAYNOR — Katie L., 32, of Old Orchard Beach, died Tuesday, March 4. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, March 11, from 4 to 6 p.m., with a celebration of her life at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a charitable contribution in Katie’s memory to the American Red Cross United Valley, 1180 Lisbon St., Lewiston, ME 04240 and/or the Katie L. Traynor Memorial Scholarship Fund, 156 East Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240 (make checks payable to Lewiston High School). Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

WILLIAMS — Ada O., 90, of Manchester, N.H., and formerly of Auburn, died Wednesday, March 5. Visitation will be at Fortin Group LEWISTON on Sunday, March 9, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at Grace Lutheran Church on Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in the spring at Keenes Mills Cemetery in Turner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074 or at www.heart.org, or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312-9067. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., LEWISTON, 784-4584.


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