CHADBURN — Gary J., 46, of Leeds, died Saturday, Sept. 27, in Livermore. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at St. Francis Xavier Church, 20 Lake St., Winthrop. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. If desired, contributions may be made to Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Interment will be at Leeds Plains Cemetery, Plains Road, Leeds.

DONOVAN — Daniel R., 77, of Bath, died in Brunswick on Thursday, Sept. 25. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes are to make a memorial donation in Dan’s memory to the Warren Higgins Scholarship Fund, C/O First Federal Savings, P.O. Box 488, Bath, ME 04530. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. at All Saints Parish, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 144 Lincoln St., Bath.

DYER — Everett John Owen, born July 2, of Harrison, died Sunday, Sept. 28. Private funeral services are under the guidance of Hall Funeral Home, Casco.

FORTIN — Victor, 89, of Lewiston died Friday, Sept. 26. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Victor’s life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Holy Cross Church. Committal prayers will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memorial donations in Victor’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Family and friends are invited to visit Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 207-784-4023.

HILLIARD —Mary A., 85, of Wales died Saturday, Sept. 20. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the East Wales Cemetery.

HOLMES — Jonathan T. “Jona,” 59, of Sabattus, died in Auburn, on Friday, Sept. 26. Memorial services honoring Jona’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. Memorial donations will be accepted at the following link http://www.gofundme.com/theholmesfamily to assist Jona’s family with both medicaland funeral expenses as a result of his unexpected illness. Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, Oct. 2, beginning at 2 p.m. until the time of service at 4. p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy, Lewiston, 784-4023.

MURPHY — Beverly A., 84, of Peru, died Monday, Sept. 22, in West Paris. At her request, there are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 10310, Portland, ME 04104 in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3 Franklin Street, P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.

PONTBRIAND — Barbara, 78, of Lewiston, died Monday, Sept. 29. Visitation will be at Fortin/Lewiston on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, Lower Chapel. Committal will be St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to St. Dominic Academy Scholarship Fund, 121 Gracelawn Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 207-784-4584.

RYAN — Thomas “Tom” D., 79, of Leeds died Saturday, Sept. 27, in Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on, Thursday, Oct. 2, at St. Francis Xavier Church, 20 Lake St., Winthrop. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. And 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. If desired, contributions may be made to Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Interment will take place at Leeds Plains Cemetery, Plains Road, Leeds.

TOWNSEND — Hilda Mae (McPhail), 81, of Lewiston died Sunday, Sept. 28. Committal services will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Hilda’s memory to the Perry Church Building Fund, Perry Congregational Church, ATTN Treasurer, 773 U.S. Route 1, Perry, ME 04667. Funeral Alternatives.


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