BALLARD — Ronda M., 45, of Mechanic Falls, died Saturday, July 4, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. A Celebration of Ronda’s Life will be held on Saturday, July 11, at noon at the Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Androscoggin Kidney Center, 1100 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME 04210. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

DESCHAINE — Simone M. (Levesque), 73, of Auburn, died Sunday, July 5. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at St. Luce Catholic Church, 379 Main St., Frenchville. Committal, St. Luce Cemetery, immediately following Mass. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to The American Cancer Society, in honor of Simone M. Deschaine. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 784-4584.

DOYON — Laurent Rene, 87, of Lewiston passed away in his home on Sunday, June 28, due to a heart attack. Services will be held at Holy Cross Church on Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. Interment, Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. There will be no visitation. If you would like to make a donation in honor of Rene Doyon, please send your contribution to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005, in loving memory of Rene Doyon. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

FLYNN — Edward Francis “Ed,” 85, died Monday, July 6, in Rumford. A Celebration of his Life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276 with the Rev. Lawrence Shaw officiating. Friends are invited to call after 1 p.m. Saturday prior to the funeral services. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, ME 04046 in his memory.

GOULD — Elaine F., 84, of Winthrop, died on Sunday, July 5, at the Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Relatives and friends may visit Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at Roberts Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, where a Celebration of Elaine’s Life will be held at noon. Burial will follow in Glenside Cemetery, Winthrop. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Harold Alfond Center For Cancer Care, MaineGeneral Health, Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903-0828.

HARRINGTON — Ronnie Lee, died in Farmingdale on Thursday, July 2. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner.

JONES — Henry H., 77, of Lewiston died Sunday July 5, in Lewiston. At his request, there will be no services and interment will take place at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Auburn. Arrangements by Advantage Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04103.

KOCH — William G., 65, of Greenwood died Tuesday, July 7, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Norway. Family and friends may attend visitation on Wednesday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Mark Otterson Scholarship Fund, which will benefit children attending LOOK (Learning Opportunities for Our Kids), c/o SAD 17 Administrative Office, 232 Main St., Suite 2, South Paris, ME 04281.

LEAVITT — Ruel “Rudy,” 78, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, in Millinocket. A Celebration of Rudy’s Life will be held at the Millinocket Elks Lodge (where he has been a member for 35 years) on Saturday, July 11, at 1 p.m. Come casual and share your memories of Rudy!

LEPAGE — Paul F., 72, a resident of Livermore Falls and Phoenix, Ariz., died on Monday, July 6, in Auburn. Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 10, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. If desired, contributions may be made to St Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements made by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

MOORE — Robert, 86, of Lewiston, a former Long Island, N.Y., resident, died Tuesday July 7, at Maine Veterans’ Home in Paris. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, July 9, at 7 p.m. Burial will be held at Union Cemetery with military honors in New York at a later date. Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. prior to the service at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240. 784-4023.

MYRICK — Arthur H., 81, of 25 Carson St., Auburn, died Sunday, July 5, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Pathway Vineyard Church, 12 Foss Road, Lewiston, on Friday, July 10, at 9:30 a.m., with a reception immediately following. Interment, Gracelawn Memorial Park. There will be no visitation. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services, Hospice House Fund, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

NICKLESS — Dale L. 52, died Wednesday, June 10. His remains will be interred at a location and date to be determined at at later date.

RENDALL — Margaret F. Bowie, of Yarmouth, passed away on Sunday, July 5, at Bay Square in Yarmouth. At Margaret’s request, there will be no service.

RUSH — Elsie B., 94, of Lewiston died Thursday, July 7, at Clover Manor in Auburn. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 10, at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (upper church) on Saturday, July 11, at 11 a.m., followed by committal prayers at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

ST. HILAIRE — Nancy Ruth, 64, of Hermon, died Monday, July 6, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9, and 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, July 10, at Brookings-Smith Funeral Home, 133 Center St., Bangor. A procession to Mount Hope Cemetery for graveside services will immediately follow.

THOMAS — Raymond “Ray” E. Sr., 71, of Auburn passed away at home on Tuesday, July 7. A memorial gathering will be held at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston, on Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A short story and time for friends and family to share memories will take place at noon.

THURSTON — Terri L., 56, of Lewiston died in her home on Saturday, July 4. All of her family and friends are invited to share memories Saturday, July 11, at Pathway Vineyard Church, 12 Foss Road, Lewiston. Services and light refreshments are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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