BEDARD — Emile Joseph “Whistling Bill” Bedard, 91, of Norway, died Saturday, June 14. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 21 at 2 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris with interment to follow at Norway Pine Grove Cemetery in South Paris. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, June 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Oxford Advent Christian Church of the “Gospel of John” Ministry, 1130 Main St., Oxford, ME 04270, or the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame, c/o Carole Huntington, 15 Plummer St., Apt. 145, Auburn, ME 04210.

COTNOIR — Pierre H., 54, of Poland, died Thursday, June 12. Funeral services honoring Pierre’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 20, at the funeral home. Graveside committal prayers will follow at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Donations may be made directly to Susan Cotnoir, P.O. Box 1495, Auburn, ME 04211 to assist in medical and funeral expenses. Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

DERBOGHOSIAN — Jirard N., 91, of Lewiston, died Friday, June 13. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston. Funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 78 Pleasant St., Auburn. Committal will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Those wishing to make donations in his memory may do so to Trinity Jubilee Center, 247 Bates St., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

EAMES — Dana S., 91, of Wilton, died Saturday, June 14. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 21, with a memorial service immediately following at noon at Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Service, 108 Court St., Farmington. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to the Wilton Area Food Pantry or Wilton United Methodist Church, both at 600 Main St., Wilton, ME 04294.

NELSON — David R., 76, of Lewiston, died Friday, June 13. Visitation will be at Fortin/Auburn from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18. Graveside services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s memory to the YMCA Biddy Basketball League, 62 Turner St., Auburn, or to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

PERRY — Dwight Bert, 76, of Norway, died Friday, June 13. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at North Waterford Congregational Church, with interment to follow at Bisbeetown Cemetery. Family and friends may attend visitation on Thursday, June 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to North Waterford Congregational Church, c/o Judy Green, PO Box 95, North Waterford, ME 04267 or Waterford Memory Library (Dwight Perry Audio-Book Fund).

POOLE — Mary Jane (Sullivan), 93, of Otisfield, died Tuesday, June 10. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, with the Rev. Genise Stern officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. If desired, donations can be made in her memory to the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, c/o Chris Reid, 261 Rayville Road, Otisfield, ME 04270, or to the American Legion Post 112, Oxford, ME 04270. A service of Chandler Funeral Homes.

RAYMOND — Geneva G. 91, of Livermore, died Friday, June 6. A private family service was held at Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay. Memorial donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240 or the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210.

RUSSELL — Ronald M., 73, of Rumford, died Sunday, June 15. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at Sunnyside Cemetery in Rumford, with the Rev. David Wilhoite officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, 364-4545.

TRIGGS — Madeleine L. “Maddy,” 82, of Largo, Fla., died Sunday, June 15. A celebration of life Mass will take place at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Clearwater, Fla., on Thursday, June 26, at 10 a.m., followed by burial at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park. Plans are also in the works for a second memorial service to accommodate family and friends in Lewiston in early August. As an expression of sympathy, a memorial contribution on behalf of Madeleine L. Triggs may be sent to Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760 or online at www.SuncoastHospice.org.


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