BENNETT — Roland O., 90, of Buckfield, died Sunday, March 2. At his request, there will be a graveside service held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maine State Harness Racing Commission, 28 State House Station, Deering Building, Augusta, ME 04333 or Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives.

BROWN — Frank J. Sr., 70, of New Gloucester, died Sunday, March 9. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. Burial will be held at a later date at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Hospice House of Androscoggin, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pinette, Dilligham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

CHABOT — Constance Y., 75, of Auburn, died Monday, March 10. Visitation will be at Fortin/Lewiston on Thursday, March 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Committal will be held in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

COOPER — Barbara J., 79, former longtime resident of Auburn, died Friday, March 7. Services will be held later this summer. For more information, please email [email protected] In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Barbara’s favorite charities: St. Philip’s Church in Auburn and the Catholic Charities of Maine at www.ccmaine.org.

EATON — Evelyn L., 91, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., died Sunday, March 9. There will not be any funeral services. Arrangements are by Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

FRANK — Royal Thurston, 73, of Poland, died Sunday, March 9. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. If desired, contributions may be made to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements under the care of BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth.

GILLESPIE — Elizabeth “Betty” Dolloff, 89, of Jay, died Sunday, March 9. A graveside celebration of Betty’s life will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton in the spring. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 477 Congress St., Suite M1, Portland, ME 04101 or the Frankin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop.

McKINLEY — William James “Bill,” 85, of Farmington, died Tuesday, March 11. Family and friends are invited to a memorial visitation on Thursday, March 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Routes 2 and 27, Farmington. Public memorial services will be held Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at the Center, with the Rev. Walter Brown officiating. Remembrance gifts may be given in his memory to Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Private family committal services will be held later in the spring at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington.

RAMEY — Sharon Gail, 63, of Woodland, died Monday, March 10. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 16, at Gray Memorial United Methodist Church from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Bentum officiating. Interment will be in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, Caribou. Friends who wish to contribute in her memory may do so through the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church Permanent Memorial Fund or the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research at www.lustgarten.org. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou.

TAKER — Ronald S., 71, of North Monmouth, died Monday, March 10. Family and friends may attend a visiting hour on Saturday, March 15, from 3 to 4 p.m., followed by a remembrance memorial from 4 to 5 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls. Graveside services will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ron’s name to one of the charities that he donated to regularly: Good Shepherd Food Bank, P.O. Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04210 or the Pine Tree Society at www.pinetreesociety.org.

TIRRELL — Albert W. Jr., 89, of Mechanic Falls, died Tuesday, March 11. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at the Silver Spur on Lewiston Street in Mechanic Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Maine Veterans Advisory Committee, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

WHEELER — David A., 84, of Ontario, Ore., died Friday, March 7. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the Veterans Cemetery, 10100 Horseshoe Bend Road, Boise, Idaho.


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