ABBOTT — Arlene L., 85, of Mexico, died Saturday, April 5. Funeral services will held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with her son, Pastor Michael Abbott, officiating. Interment will be later in the spring at West Ellis Cemetery in Rumford. Friends and family are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 to 2 p.m., prior to the funeral.

BECK — Patrick “Rusty” J., 67, of Lisbon, died Monday, April 7. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 10, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A celebration of his life will take place on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. at Lisbon United Methodist Church in Lisbon Falls. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.

CHAREST — Richard A., 74, of Lewiston, died Sunday, April 6. A Memorial Mass honoring Richard’s life will be celebrated on Friday, April 11, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, lower church. There will not be any visitation. Arrangements are by the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

CLABBY — Francis, 79, of Sabattus, died Saturday, April 5. Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering on Sunday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., concluding with military honors at PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023. In lieu of flowers, donations in Francis’s memory may be made to either the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210 or to The Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240.

COUTURE — Beverly, 76, of Jay, died Sunday, April 6. A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 305 Civic Center Drive, Augusta. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

DEANIS — Helen M. Lang, of Roxbury, died Tuesday, April 8. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Andover Congregational Church, with the Rev. Jane C. Rich officiating. Interment will be later in the spring at Woodlawn Cemetery in Andover. Those who desire may contribute to either the oncology department at the Rumford Community Hospital, c/o Central Registration, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276 or to the oncology department at Stephens Memorial Hospital, 181 Main St., Norway, ME 04268, in her memory. Arrangements are under the direction of MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, 364-4545.

DESROSIERS — Brian M., 47, of Norway, died Thursday, April 3. Family and friends may attend visitation on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. Graveside services will be held later in the spring.

DUGUAY — Norman William, 91, of Livermore Falls, died Sunday, March 30. Memorial service will be held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Jay on Friday, June 27, at 11 a.m. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives Group, Augusta.

FLINT — George Benjamin Jr., of Norway, died Friday, March 28. Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at Wayside Cemetery in West Paris. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

KERR — Edna V., 89, formerly of Mexico, died Monday, April 7. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm. Saturday, April 12, at MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with Pastor Izzie Radford-Nash officiating. Interment will be later in the spring at Farrington-Morton Cemetery in Mexico. Friends and family are invited to call at the funeral home from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the funeral. Those who desire may contribute to Mexico Congregational Church, Main Street, Mexico, ME 04257 in her memory.

LEGENDRE — Irene E., 78, of Corning, N.Y., died Sunday, April 6. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Corning, N.Y., on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. There will be no calling hours. Those wishing may make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.

SZUMILO — The Rev. Julian A., CM, 90, of Enfield, Conn., died Monday, April 7. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NEPCM Charitable Trust, 234 Keeney St., Manchester, CT 06040. A wake will be held on Friday, April 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Residence, 1365 Enfield St., Enfield, CT 06082-4900. His funeral Mass will take place there at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12. Burial will take place following the Mass at 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Derby, Conn. Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield, Conn., has been entrusted with his arrangements.

THOMPSON — Anne, 51, of Auburn, died Monday, March 31. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, lower chapel. Visitation will be held on Saturday morning from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at DOSTIE FUNERAL HOME, 2151 Lisbon Road, Lewiston, 782-8221.

WATKINS — Doris “Dot,” 88, of Auburn, died Monday, April 7. A celebration of the life will be held on Friday, May 2, at the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, at 5 p.m. Beginning at 4 p.m., the family will be at the church to greet family and friends. Directly following the service, the family invites everyone to join them in a celebration dinner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Doris E. Watkins to the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, ME 04210 or the Odd Fellows’ and Rebekahs’ Home, 85 Caron Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.


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