ALLAIRE — Leda M., 100, formerly of Auburn, died Saturday, March 15. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at St. Philip’s Church in Auburn. Burial to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

BERGERON — Theresa, 83, of Auburn, died Saturday, March 15. A gathering will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at St. Peter’s Cemetery Chapel on Switzerland Road in Lewiston, followed by a celebration at the home of Roland Bergeron. Please check Facebook for further details.

BRIGGS — Donald C., 85, of Oxford, died Sunday, March 16. Funeral services will be held at Otisfield Free Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local church of your choice. A family burial will be held at Mount Auburn Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

BURGESS — Arland Richard Jr., 58, of Mexico, died Friday, March 14. A celebration of his life will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Eagle’s Hall in Rumford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in his memory, c/o Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276.

COTE — Juliette L., 81, of Lewiston, died Friday, March 14. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, lower chapel. Burial to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

DUCHETTE — Nancy Ann, of East Poland, died Friday, March 14. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

FROST — Marion M. Palleschi, 82, died Saturday, March 15. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family on Wednesday, March 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, where a celebration of Marion’s life will be held Thursday, March 20, at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Glenside Cemetery in the spring. For those who wish, donations in Marion’s memory may be made to MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903-0828.

GANNON — Ralph H. Sr., 75, of Byron, died Thursday, March 13. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at First Light Pentecostal Church of Dixfield on U.S. Route 2, by the Twin Rivers Lumber Yard and the D.O.T. facility.

GERONDA — Alphonse “Al” “Fonso” Joseph, 84, of Rumford, died Thursday, March 13. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Parish of the Holy Savior St. Athanasius-St. John Church in Rumford. Interment in the spring will be in the Knight Cemetery in Peru. Friends are invited to call at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, on Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Al’s memory to the Milford Humane Society, c/o his niece, Brenda Cascio, P.O. Box 171, Medway, MA 02053.

HASKELL — Laura Perkins, 93, died Friday, March 14. Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, ME 04915.

MARTEL — Roland O., 83, of Auburn and formerly of Lewiston, died Sunday, March 16. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 20, at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Lewiston. Interment will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a charitable contribution in Roland’s memory to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-5845.

McALLISTER — Rodney H., 85, of South Paris, died Wednesday, March 12. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Alliance Church in Bethel at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, with interment to be held later in the spring. A gathering of remembrance will be held following the service at Bethel Alliance Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Maine Veterans’ Home, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281, attn.: Music program for the Alzheimer’s Unit. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.

PARISE — Fernande C., 82, of Auburn, died Friday, March 14. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22. Interment will take place at a later date in the family lot at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330-5615. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

ST. PIERRE — A. Roger, 83, of Leesburg, Fla., and formerly of Lewiston, died Sunday, March 9. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 20, at 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Leesburg, Fla. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1650 W. Main St. Suite 3, Leesburg, FL 34748.

ULMER — Deborah Jean Johnson, of Canton, died Thursday, March 13. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Canton Baptist Church, Route 108, Canton.

VACHON — Madeline M., 91, died Monday, March 17. Relatives and friends may visit on Wednesday, March 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated following the visiting hours on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Northern Avenue, Augusta. Burial will be in the spring at the old Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. Those who desire may make donations in Madeline’s memory to Lakewood Continuing Care Center, Moonlight Bay Unit, 220 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville, ME 04901.


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