ABBOTT — Hazel I., 79, of Norway died Saturday morning, March 29, at the Hospice House in Auburn. Family and friends may attend memorial services on Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in her memory to Paris Fire Department, Western Avenue, South Paris or Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn.

BUCHANAN — Paula Dawn, 57, of Farmington, died early Tuesday afternoon, March 25, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 3 p. m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, followed by a potluck Celebration of Life at the Farmington Elks Lodge in West Farmington. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Private interment will be in the spring at Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, please consider memorial gifts in Paula’s memory to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 477 Congress St., Suite M1, Portland, ME 04101 or online at

GAGNON — Viviane, 85, of Farmington, passed away Saturday, March 29, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay with the Rev. Lequin officiating. A graveside service will take place on May 10 at St. Rose Cemetery at 10 a.m.

KONDAS — Michael “Mickey” Rodney Jr., 48, a resident of Jay, died Friday, March 28, in Farmington. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Birchland Cemetery, East Dixfield Road, Jay. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. If desired contributions may be made to Friends Together, 31 Park St., Livermore Falls, ME 04254.

MASSE — Richie, 65, of Sabattus, passed away on Tuesday, March 25. A celebration of his life will be at the Vineyard Auditorium, 12 Foss Road, Lewiston, on Thursday, April 3, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. All of his friends and family are invited to share his stories, photos and memories of Richie.

SMITH — Albertine Joyce (Gould), 87, of Dryden, died early Friday evening, March 28, at the Sandy River Center in Farmington with her family by her side. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thu., April 3, at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton. Family and friends are invited to call at the center one hour prior to the service on Thursday and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 2. Interment will be later in the spring at the Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton.

THERIAULT — Alice M., 95, of Auburn, passed away on Saturday, March 29, in at the Hospice House in Auburn. Friends and family are welcome to visit from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. A funeral service will immediately follow visitation at 11 a.m. Burial will take place privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice House care of Androscoggin Homecare and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston, ME 04240.

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