FIRTH—Benjamin Anthony, 45, of Sabattus and formerly of North Carolina, died Sunday, April 12, in Sabattus. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church, 555 Lisbon St., Lisbon Falls. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

GALIPEAU — Germaine F., 93, a resident of 200 Stetson Road, Auburn, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion Sunday evening, April 12, with her loving family by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Germaine’s life will be celebrated SATURDAY April 18, 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Mausoleum Chapel of the Rosary. Memorial donations in Germaine’s memory may be made to Free the Kids, 2303 West Market St., Greensboro, NC 27403. Family and friends are invited to visit Friday, April 17, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

HORSMAN — Ruth Richardson Higgins, died Tuesday, April 7, at Falmouth by the Sea Hospice Care. Visitation Fortin / Auburn, 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. A celebration of her life will follow at 6 p.m. Burial will be private at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributing to Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St. Auburn, ME 04210. A service of The Fortin Group Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210 (207) 783-8545.

JORDAN — Carol S., 84, of the Flat Road, died at her residence on Monday, April 13, with her loving family at her side. A gathering of friends and family will be held at the Bethel Alliance Church, Walkers Mills Road, and a celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 18. Donations to Responsible Pet Care, 9 Swallow Road, South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation And Funeral Service, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond. Tel. 461-6050

LEVASSEUR — Lucien ‘Vince,” 74, a resident of Lewiston, died Tuesday, April 14, at the Hospice House in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Vince’s life will be held Friday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Church in Lewiston. A private burial will be held at a later date at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Vince’s memory may be made to: Leukemia Lymphoma Society by mail, phone or by visiting www.lls.org/waystohelp/donate/donatemailphone/. Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday, April 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

MERRILL —Clarence H. “Sonny,” died Sunday, April 12, at the Maine Veterans’ Home. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. Family and friends may attend visitation at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Paris Lodge No. 94 AF & AM will conduct public Masonic services at 6:30 p.m., followed by Foster-Carroll American Legion Post No. 72 at 6:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to a charity or community organization of your choice would be appreciated.

PRICE —Gary K., 92, a resident of Wales, died Friday, April 10, at the Hospice House in Auburn. Funeral services will be held at St. Michael’s Parish, 78 Pleasant St., Auburn on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Arrangements under the care of BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Interment will be in Hedgesville Cemetery, Hedgesville, W.Va. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086.

RAYMOND — Marcel L., 83, formerly of Lewiston, died Monday, April 13, at in Togus. A Mass of Christian Burial honoring Marcel’s life will be celebrated 11 a.m., MONDAY, April  20, in the upper church of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Committal prayers to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery, concluding with military honors. Private burial will be held later at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta. Memorial donations in Marcel’s memory may be made to UMA 46 University Dr., Augusta, ME 04330 or directly at www.uma.edu/frenchatuma.html. Family and friends are invited to visit Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

RICHARD — Rodney C. Sr., of Rangeley, died Tuesday, April 14, at Farmington. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. from the Church of the Good Shepherd (upper chapel), 2614 Main St., Rangeley, ME 04970. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 18, at 1 p.m. from the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rangeley. Interment with full military honors will take place on Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Rangeley. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to these charities: Church of the Good Shepherd, Episcopal, Rangeley, P.O. Box 156, Rangeley, ME 04970; Rangeley Region Health Appointment Transportation Program, RRHAT, Town of Rangeley, 15 School St., Rangeley, ME 04970; and Golf Opportunities for Children, c/o Skowhegan Savings Bank, 124 Main St., Phillips, ME 04966. Funeral services are being cared for and provided by Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

SCHERPF — Robert H. “Bob,” 85, of Livermore, died on Friday, April 10, at the Togus Veterans Administration Hospice in Augusta after a brief illness. Family and friends are invited to call Friday evening, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, (Routes 2 and 27) Farmington, where public Masonic Services will be held at 7:30 p.m., conducted by Wilton Masonic Lodge No. 156. Funeral services with full military honors by the U.S. Air Force, will be held Saturday morning, April 18, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Richard Waddell officiating. Following services, a reception will be held at the Center. All are welcome. Spring committal services will be held Wednesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. Remembrance gifts may be given in Bob’s name to the Maine Veterans’ Home, ATT: HOSPICE, 310 Cony Road, Augusta, ME. 04330.

VIOLETTE — Roland J., 78, passed away on Thursday, April 9, at the Androscoggin Hospice House. A Requiem Eucharist celebration will be held at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St., Lisbon Falls on Saturday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a reception and time to share memories in the church’s fellowship hall. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 879, Lisbon, ME 04250.


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